Delaware Population, Area, and Density
The population of Delaware is 935,614 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Delaware is ranked number 46 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 83.8% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Delaware is 2,488.8 square miles. There state is 78.3% land and 21.7% water. The population density in Delaware is 480.1 people per square mile (11th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 935,614 people ÷ 1,948.7 sq mi
Population Density = 480.1 people per sq mile
|Population||935,614 (46th out of 56)||897,934 (46th out of 56)||783,600 (46th out of 56)|
|Difference||83.8% below avg||83.9% below avg||84.6% below avg|
|Total Area||2,488.8 mi2||6,446 km2||1,592,839 acres||(50th out of 56)|
|Land Area||1,948.7 mi2||5,047 km2||1,247,139 acres||(78.3%)|
|Water Area||540.2 mi2||1,399 km2||345,700 acres||(21.7%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||480.1 (11th out of 56)||460.8 (11th out of 56)||402.1 (12th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||10.4% above avg||10.9% above avg||1.0% above avg|