Delaware Delaware State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Delaware. The overall gender ratio is 94 men to 100 women.

The Delaware flag was adopted on July 24, 1913. The flag has been ranked the 37th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Delaware quarter was the 1st quarter released overall. The quarter was released on January 1, 1999.

Recent estimates put Delaware's population at around 936,000 people (46th out of 56).The population density is 480.1 people per square mile (11th out of 56).

Someone from Delaware is known as a Delawarean. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Delaware was the 1st state when it joined the United States on December 7, 1787. Prior to 1787, Delaware was known as "Lower Counties on Delaware (prior to becoming a sovereign state within the United States of America)."

Essential Delaware Facts

  • DE
    Postal Code
    The Delaware postal code is DE. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 452,689 men
    Female Population: 482,925 women
  • State Flag
    The 6 main colors in the Delaware flag are #76A1A0, #F0DC82, #FFFFFF, #FFD93C, #000000, and #3F863F
  • State Quarter
    The Delaware Quarter was released in January 01, 1999.
    Total Mintage: 0.77 billion.
    Engraver: William Cousins
  • Population and Area
    Population: 935,614 people
    Land Area: 1,949 square miles
    Population Density: 935,614 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Delaware (1)

  • 302

Delaware Counties (3)

County Top Cities
Kent County Camden Wyoming, Cheswold, Clayton, Dover, Dover Afb, and Felton
New Castle County Bear, Claymont, Delaware City, Hockessin, Kirkwood, and Middletown
Sussex County Bethany Beach, Bethel, Bridgeville, Dagsboro, Delmar, and Ellendale
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