In 2017, Sussex County, DE had a population of 216k people with a median age of 48.3 and a median household income of $57,901. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sussex County, DE grew from 211,224 to 215,551, a 2.05% increase and its median household income grew from $54,218 to $57,901, a 6.79% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sussex County, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.03%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.59%). N/A% of the people in Sussex County, DE speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sussex County, DE are Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology (39 degrees awarded in 2017) and Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center (17 degrees).
The median property value in Sussex County, DE is $242,900, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in Sussex County, DE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Sussex County, DE is 2 cars per household.