In 2020, Sussex County, DE had a population of 230k people with a median age of 50.3 and a median household income of $64,905. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sussex County, DE grew from 224,384 to 230,249, a 2.61% increase and its median household income grew from $63,162 to $64,905, a 2.76% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sussex County, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), White (Hispanic) (6.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.66%).
None of the households in Sussex County, DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.1% of the residents in Sussex County, DE are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sussex County, DE are Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology (51 degrees awarded in 2020) and Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center (29 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Sussex County, DE was $269,700, and the homeownership rate was 81.1%. Most people in Sussex County, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sussex County, DE was 2 cars per household.