In 2019, Sussex County, DE had a population of 224k people with a median age of 49.6 and a median household income of $63,162. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sussex County, DE grew from 219,540 to 224,384, a 2.21% increase and its median household income grew from $60,853 to $63,162, a 3.79% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sussex County, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.57%). 0% of the households in Sussex County, DE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.8% of the residents in Sussex County, DE are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sussex County, DE are Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology (37 degrees awarded in 2019) and Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center (21 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Sussex County, DE was $258,600, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%. Most people in Sussex County, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sussex County, DE was 2 cars per household.