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Sussex County Statistics

Facts

Land area936.1 square miles
Population Density210.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)206,649
Population change4.8%
Under 5 years of age5.5%
Under 1819.6%
65 and over23.4%
Females51.4%
White82.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race9.2
Asian1.2%
Two or more races2.1%
Black or African American12.9%
Native American1.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school86%
Had a bachelor degree or higher22.2%
Veterans20,401

Households and Housing

Households76,444
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more88%
Median household income$52,710
The Per capita income$26,908
Live below the poverty line13.4%
Housing units126,578
Multi-unit structures11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$236,600
Residents owning their homes79%

Business Facts

Total number of firms20,285
Women-owned firms24.3%
Asian-owned firms1.6%
Hispanic-owned firms1.7%
Black-owned firms4.5%
Native American-owned firms0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,979,433
Retail sales per capita$16,103
Manufacturers shipments$3,049,335
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data