Population & Demographics

Where is Wilmington?

Wilmington, Delaware is located almost at the midpoint of the Boston-Richmond megalopolis. Because of its strategic location, Wilmington has excellent access to the various transportation networks of the eastern seaboard. Wilmington is the largest municipality in the state and the largest on the Delmarva Peninsula.

  • Incorporated: 1731
  • Origin of City Name: Willingtown
  • Current City Charter: Adopted 1739 name changed to Wilmington
  • Form of Government: Council-Mayor

City of Wilmington Census 2010 Data

  • Population: 70,851
  • Median Household Income: $38,386

Demographic Profiles

City of Wilmington Citywide information emcompassing all census tracts and analysis areas.
Boulevard Census Tracts 3, 4, 5
This section includes areas from the City Boundary to Market Street and from 30th Street to the Brandywine Creek.
Browntown/Hedgeville Census Tracts 25, 26, 27
This section includes areas from Union Street to the Christina River and from the City Boundary (south) to Lancaster Avenue/Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
Central and Midtown Brandywine Census Tract 28
This section includes areas from I-95 to Walnut Street and from the Brandywine Creek to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
Delaware Avenue/Bancroft Parkway Census Tracts 11, 12, 13
This section includes areas from the City Boundary (west) to I-95 and from 7th Street to the Brandywine Creek.
East Side Census Tracts 9 and 29
This section includes areas from Walnut Street to the Brandywine Creek and the Christina River to the Brandywine Creek.
Northwest Census Tract 2
This section includes areas from the City Boundary (west) to Market Street and from 30th Street to Rockwood Road.
Price's Run Census Tracts 6.01 and 6.02
This section includes areas from Market Street to Northeast Boulevard and from the Brandywine Creek to the City Boundary (north).
Riverside Census Tract 30.02
This section includes areas from Northeast Boulevard to the City Boundary (east) and from the Brandywine Creek to the City Boundary (north).
Southwest Wilmington Census Tract 24
This section includes areas from the City Boundary (west) to Union Street and from the City Boundary (south) to 9th Street.
South Wilmington Census Tract 19.02
This section includes areas from the Christina River to the City Boundary (east) and from the City Boundary (south) to the Christina River.
West Center City Census Tracts 16 and 21
This section includes areas from I-95 to Tatnall Street and from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to Delaware Avenue.
West Side Census Tracts 14, 15, 22, 23
This section includes areas from Union Street to I-95 and from Lancaster Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue.
Source: United States Census Bureau. 2010 Summary File 1 and American Community Survey 2006-2010 Five Year Estimates.