Delaware, a small Mid-Atlantic U.S. state, sits on a peninsula marked by dune-backed beaches bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware River and Delaware Bay. In Dover, the capital, First State Heritage Park encompasses 18th-century Colonial landmarks like the Georgian-style Old State House. The city of Wilmington is known for the Riverfront, a waterside district of parks, boutiques and restaurants.
The state of Delaware has a population of 881,438, and is formerly abbreviated as DE. Delaware has 340,003 households in the state, with an average of 2.52 people living in each of them. Of the 881,438 people living in Delaware, 48.43% are male, 51.57% are female, 56.98% are married and 43.02% are single. 62.91% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $220,370 in the state.
Air quality in Delaware is rated at 17.7/100, and water quality at 29/100. There are 219.2 physicians in Delaware per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 8.50% in the state and the sales tax rate is 0.00%.
Average income per household in Delaware is $55,918. 9.97% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 21.31% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.53% earn more than $500,000 per year.