Delaware Cities by Population (2024)

by Kristen Carney Kristen Carney

Updated: June 20, 2024

The most populated cities in Delaware are Wilmington with 71,675, Dover at 39,894, Newark with 30,169, Middletown at 25,022, and Bear with 23,070. You can get the most current Census population data for all 79 Delaware cities, sorted from the most populous cities in Delaware to the least, according to the 2023 Population Estimates Program and 2022 American Community Survey.

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Rank City Population
1 Wilmington 71,675
2 Dover 39,894
3 Newark 30,169
4 Middletown 25,022
5 Bear 23,070
6 Glasgow 15,405
7 Brookside 14,331
8 Hockessin 13,878
9 Milford 13,289
10 Smyrna 13,277
11 Pike Creek Valley 11,452
12 Claymont 10,191
13 Seaford 8,735
14 North Star 8,370
15 Wilmington Manor 8,260
16 Georgetown 7,873
17 Millsboro 7,637
18 Pike Creek 6,975
19 Edgemoor 6,485
20 Elsmere 6,157
21 New Castle 5,549
22 Clayton 4,399
23 Laurel 4,275
24 Camden 4,188
25 Rising Sun-Lebanon 4,060
26 Highland Acres 3,892
27 Harrington 3,860
28 Milton 3,675
29 Lewes 3,604
30 Dover Base Housing 3,262
31 Selbyville 3,184
32 Long Neck 2,983
33 Ocean View 2,937
34 Townsend 2,832
35 Bridgeville 2,829
36 Greenville 2,824
37 Riverview 2,270
38 Cheswold 2,257
39 Delmar 2,216
40 Kent Acres 2,124
41 Millville 2,049
42 Woodside East 2,002
43 Delaware City 1,905
44 Wyoming 1,868
45 Lincoln 1,439
46 Felton 1,356
47 TIE Rodney Village 1,304
47 TIE St. Georges 1,304
49 Blades 1,295
50 Bellefonte 1,233
51 Rehoboth Beach 1,220
52 Frederica 1,116
53 Greenwood 1,089
54 Bethany Beach 1,059
55 Dagsboro 961
56 Newport 896
57 Frankford 878
58 Ellendale 541
59 South Bethany 504
60 Arden 433
61 Houston 398
62 Dewey Beach 393
63 Fenwick Island 376
64 Odessa 364
65 TIE Bowers 285
65 TIE Magnolia 285
67 Bethel 259
68 Ardentown 254
69 Slaughter Beach 241
70 Ardencroft 229
71 Kenton 226
72 Little Creek 200
73 Woodside 195
74 Leipsic 185
75 Henlopen Acres 152
76 Viola 147
77 Port Penn 138
78 Farmington 99
79 Hartly 77

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2023. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2024. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 7 December 2023. http://www.census.gov/.

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