Delaware population by gender
The table below shows Delaware's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Delaware population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 51.40% females and 48.60% males in Delaware.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Delaware state as compared to the nation.
Delaware gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Delaware, there are less men than women. The Delaware gender ratio is 94.6:100 i.e. 94.6 men to 100 women (0.946).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Delaware gender ratio by age
In Delaware, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 103.3 boys per 100 girls (103.3:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 69.8 males per 100 females (69.8:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Delaware.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||27,567||26,667||1.03|
|5 to 9 years||28,646||27,835||1.03|
|10 to 14 years||30,950||29,842||1.04|
|15 to 19 years||31,028||30,856||1.01|
|20 to 24 years||29,500||28,383||1.04|
|25 to 29 years||32,141||32,009||1.00|
|30 to 34 years||31,668||32,060||0.99|
|35 to 39 years||30,222||29,207||1.03|
|40 to 44 years||26,794||29,550||0.91|
|45 to 49 years||27,899||29,544||0.94|
|50 to 54 years||30,730||33,062||0.93|
|55 to 59 years||34,190||35,529||0.96|
|60 to 64 years||31,878||37,760||0.84|
|65 to 69 years||29,814||34,677||0.86|
|70 to 74 years||23,098||26,367||0.88|
|75 to 79 years||15,122||18,445||0.82|
|80 to 84 years||8,791||11,350||0.77|
|85 years and over||7,181||11,530||0.62|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.034 i.e. 103.4 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.844 i.e. 15.6 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.623 i.e. 62.3 senior men per 100 senior women.
Delaware population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 34,190. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 60-64 years with a population of 37,760.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 27,567 boys and 26,667 girls in Delaware. Thus there are 900 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 31,878 males and 37,760 females in Delaware. Thus there are 5,882 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 7,181 males and 11,530 females.
Things to know
What percent of Delaware is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Delaware population of 981,892, 51.40% percent are females.
What percentage of Delaware is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Delaware population of 981,892, 48.60% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Delaware?
In Delaware, the male to female ratio is 94.6:100 i.e. 94.6 men to 100 women (0.946).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates