New Castle County, DE Population by Gender

The total population of New Castle County is estimated to be 567,769 with 276,369 males (48.68%) and 291,400 females (51.32%). There are 15,031 more females than males in New Castle County.
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Updated Sep 15, 2023

New Castle County, DE population by gender

The table below shows New Castle County's population by gender

Gender Population % of Total Population
Female 291,400 51.32%
Male 276,369 48.68%
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New Castle County, DE population by gender, in percentage

The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 51.32% females and 48.68% males in New Castle County, DE.

The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the New Castle County county as compared to the nation.

The pie chart shows New Castle County, DE population by gender with male and female population as a percentage of total population. The female population is shown in pink color and male population is shown in blue color.
New Castle County, DE population by gender. There is a slight majority of female population, with 51.32% of total population being female. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

New Castle County, DE gender ratio

Gender Ratio:
94.8
Men
100
Women

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

In New Castle County, DE, there are less men than women. The New Castle County, DE gender ratio is 94.8:100 i.e. 94.8 men to 100 women (0.948).

This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).

New Castle County, DE gender ratio by age

In New Castle County, DE, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 103.2 boys per 100 girls (103.2:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 63.2 males per 100 females (63.2:100).

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 New Castle County, DE.

Age Group Population (Male) Population (Female) Gender Ratio
Under 5 years 16,225 15,599 1.04
5 to 9 years 16,754 15,940 1.05
10 to 14 years 18,143 18,194 1.00
15 to 19 years 19,294 19,119 1.01
20 to 24 years 17,720 17,432 1.02
25 to 29 years 20,050 20,157 0.99
30 to 34 years 20,281 20,309 1.00
35 to 39 years 18,849 18,444 1.02
40 to 44 years 16,763 17,825 0.94
45 to 49 years 17,234 18,045 0.96
50 to 54 years 18,626 20,085 0.93
55 to 59 years 19,382 19,473 1.00
60 to 64 years 17,879 20,700 0.86
65 to 69 years 14,408 16,806 0.86
70 to 74 years 10,147 12,116 0.84
75 to 79 years 6,834 8,855 0.77
80 to 84 years 4,003 5,713 0.70
85 years and over 3,777 6,588 0.57
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Interesting observation from the above table:

  • The sex ratio at birth is 1.040 i.e. 104 boys per 100 girls.
  • For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.864 i.e. 13.6 less men per 100 women.
  • While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.573 i.e. 57.3 senior men per 100 senior women.

New Castle County, DE population by gender & age

For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 20,281. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 60-64 years with a population of 20,700.

As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.

The grouped bar chart shows New Castle County, DE population by age and gender across 18 age groups, defined between the age of 0 and 85 and above. The female population is shown in pink color bar and male population is shown in blue color bar. Age group is plotted on x axis and population on y axis.
California population by gender and age. Largest age group (population): Male # 30-34 years (20,281) | Female # 60-64 years (20,700). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Under the age of 5, there are 16,225 boys and 15,599 girls in New Castle County, DE. Thus there are 626 more boys than girls under the age of 5.

Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 17,879 males and 20,700 females in New Castle County, DE. Thus there are 2,821 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.

For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 3,777 males and 6,588 females.

Things to know

What percent of New Castle County, DE is female?

According to the ACS survey, of the total New Castle County, DE population of 567,769, 51.32% percent are females.

What percentage of New Castle County, DE is male?

According to the ACS survey, of the total New Castle County, DE population of 567,769, 48.68% percent are males.

What is the male to female ratio in New Castle County, DE?

In New Castle County, DE, the male to female ratio is 94.8:100 i.e. 94.8 men to 100 women (0.948).

References

Datasets

New Castle County, DE Population Breakdown by Gender
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of New Castle County by gender, including both male and female populations. This dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of New Castle County across both sexes and to determine which sex constitutes the majority.

Key observations

There is a slight majority of female population, with 51.32% of total population being female. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

New Castle County population by gender

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Scope of gender :

Please note that American Community Survey asks a question about the respondents current sex, but not about gender, sexual orientation, or sex at birth. The question is intended to capture data for biological sex, not gender. Respondents are supposed to respond with the answer as either of Male or Female. Our research and this dataset mirrors the data reported as Male and Female for gender distribution analysis. No further analysis is done on the data reported from the Census Bureau.

Variables / Data Columns

  • Gender: This column displays the Gender (Male / Female)
  • Population: The population of the gender in the New Castle County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each gender as a proportion of New Castle County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for New Castle County Population by Gender. You can refer the same here

New Castle County, DE Population Breakdown by Gender and Age
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of New Castle County by gender across 18 age groups. It lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for New Castle County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of New Castle County by gender and age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group for both Men and Women in New Castle County. Additionally, it can be used to see how the gender ratio changes from birth to senior most age group and male to female ratio across each age group for New Castle County.

Key observations

Largest age group (population): Male # 30-34 years (20,281) | Female # 60-64 years (20,700). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

New Castle County population by gender and age

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Scope of gender :

Please note that American Community Survey asks a question about the respondents current sex, but not about gender, sexual orientation, or sex at birth. The question is intended to capture data for biological sex, not gender. Respondents are supposed to respond with the answer as either of Male or Female. Our research and this dataset mirrors the data reported as Male and Female for gender distribution analysis.

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the New Castle County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the New Castle County is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the New Castle County is shown in the following column.
  • Gender Ratio: Also known as the sex ratio, this column displays the number of males per 100 females in New Castle County for each age group.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for New Castle County Population by Gender. You can refer the same here

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