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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Elsmere DE General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||6,164||925,749|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||6,131||897,936|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.5%||3.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||6,131||897,934|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.6%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||24.2%||22.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||11.2%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.1%||51.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||69.6%||68.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||13.1%||21.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.7%||3.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.0%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.8%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||23.8%||8.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||59.7%||65.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||82.6%||86.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||16.4%||8.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||29.7%||12.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||73.4%||87.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||13.3%||28.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||254||75,081|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||21.3||24.8|
|Housing units, 2010 ||2,664||405,885|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||64.0%||72.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||27.5%||17.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$168,000||$235,800|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||2,293||335,707|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.68||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$21,161||$29,819|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$46,536||$59,878|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.7%||11.7%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||410||74,573|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||8.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||4.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||24.4%||26.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||25,679,939|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||14,040||5,727,401|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||23,261||14,202,083|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$4,072||$16,421|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||3,983||1,910,770|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||1.01||1,948.54|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||6,094.4||460.8|
|FIPS Code ||24540||10|
|Counties ||New Castle County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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