In 2018, Sussex County, DE had a population of 220k people with a median age of 49 and a median household income of $60,853. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Sussex County, DE grew from 215,551 to 219,540, a 1.85% increase and its median household income grew from $57,901 to $60,853, a 5.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sussex County, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.2%), White (Hispanic) (7.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.31%). 0% of the households in Sussex County, DE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.9% of the residents in Sussex County, DE are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sussex County, DE are Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology (37 degrees awarded in 2019) and Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center (21 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Sussex County, DE was $248,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%. Most people in Sussex County, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sussex County, DE was 2 cars per household.