1. Community Characteristics
Selected Location: Sussex County
| Population: 230,249

Community Characteristics

Population Total
2019
224,384
people
Population Density
2019
240
people per square mile
Median Household Income
2019
$63,162
Life-Expectancy At Birth

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Social Vulnerability Index
0.4
1
0
High
Moderate
Low

Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) percentiles are based on 15 census variables, which are grouped into four sub-themes. Higher scores indicate greater vulnerability.

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Diversity Index
2019
0
100
43
Least Diverse
Most Diverse

Diversity is measured as "the probability that any two people chosen at random from a given area are of different races or ethnicity."

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State Area Deprivation Index
2019
0
10
5
Least Deprivation
Most Deprivation

Higher levels of deprivation have been associated with an increased risk of adverse health and health care outcomes.

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Poverty Rate
2019
0%
100%
11%

The poverty line is calculated by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year.

High School Graduation Rate
2019
0%
100%
88%
0%
Percentage of residents with a high school education.
100%
Population by Age
2019
Age Group Count Percent of Population
Under 18
42,274
18.8%
Between 18 and 65
121,621
54.2%
Over 65
60,489
27.0%
Median Age
50
Population by Race
2019
Race Count Percent of Population
White
184,098
82.0%
Black
26,918
12.0%
Two or More Races
5,196
2.3%
Other Race
4,384
2.0%
Asian
2,753
1.2%
Native American
777
0.3%
Pacific Islander
258
0.1%
Population by Ethnicity
2019
Ethnicity Count Percent of Population
Non-Hispanic
203,807
90.8%
Hispanic
20,577
9.2%
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