Delaware

established Dec. 7, 1787 formerly known as Lower Counties on Delaware, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of Delaware
Flag
seal of Delaware
Seal
coat of arms of Delaware
Coat of arms
Delaware two letter code: DE
capital: Dover est. 1777
population:
982,895 ( 464.30 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Chemical Capital of the World
Corporate Capital
Diamond State
Blue Hen State or Blue Hen Chicken State
The First State
Peach State
Small Wonder
3 Neighboring States:
Maryland
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
1 Areacodes:
302    
Airport : 31
Heliport : 10
Electoral Votes: 3
State Motto: Liberty and Independence
Highest point in Delaware: Ebright Azimuth , 442 feet
fossil Belemnite
fossil scientific name Belemnitella americana
tree American Holly
tree binomial nomenclature Ilex opaca
flower Peach blossom
flower scientificname Prunus persica
fish Weakfish
fish binomial nomenclature Cynoscion regalis
bird Blue Hen Chicken
wildlife mammal Grey fox
insect 7-spotted ladybug
insect scientific name Coccinella septempunctata
butterfly Eastern tiger swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio glaucus
dog Golden Retriever
mineral Sillimanite
zipcodes for Delaware : 19701 19702 19703 19706 19707 19709 19711
all 87 zipcodes for Delaware
Crime Chart Delaware Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 935,614 318,857,056
violent crimes 4,5761,197,987
violent crime rate489.1375.7
murder and manslaughter5414,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.84.5
rape386116,645
rape rate41.336.6
robbery1,269325,802
robbery rate135.6102.2
aggravated assault2,867741,291
aggravated assault rate306.4232.5
property crimes27,9008,277,829
property crime rate2982.02596.1
burglary5,7681,729,806
burglary rate616.5542.5
larceny theft20,8655,858,496
larceny theft rate2230.11837.3
motor vechicle theft1,267689,527
motor vehicle theft rate135.4216.2
77 cities in Delaware
Map City Population
Wilmington 71,948
Dover 37,522
Newark 33,817
Middletown 20,372
Bear 19,732
Glasgow 14,962
Hockessin 13,620
Brookside 13,585
Smyrna 11,319
Pike Creek Valley 10,509
Milford 10,252
Claymont 9,242
Pike Creek 8,142
Wilmington Manor 8,049
North Star 7,655
Seaford 7,586
Georgetown 7,051
Elsmere 6,146
Edgemoor 6,089
New Castle 5,382
Millsboro 4,216
Laurel 4,075
Highland Acres 3,962
Harrington 3,691
Rising Sun-Lebanon 3,597
Camden 3,505
Dover Base Housing 3,390
Clayton 3,123
Lewes 3,010
Milton 2,824
Riverview 2,761
Selbyville 2,397
Greenville 2,286
Bridgeville 2,256
Townsend 2,177
Woodside East 2,140
Long Neck 2,119
Ocean View 2,035
Kent Acres 1,828
Delaware City 1,741
Delmar 1,730
Wyoming 1,465
Rehoboth Beach 1,458
Cheswold 1,415
Felton 1,402
Blades 1,354
Rodney Village 1,320
St. Georges 1,312
Bellefonte 1,187
Bethany Beach 1,170
Greenwood 1,066
Newport 1,058
Frankford 933
Dagsboro 859
Frederica 825
Millville 590
South Bethany 497
Arden 450
Fenwick Island 417
Ellendale 415
Houston 391
Odessa 374
Dewey Beach 371
Bowers 358
Ardentown 272
Kenton 265
Ardencroft 236
Magnolia 234
Little Creek 233
Slaughter Beach 230
Woodside 196
Leipsic 196
Bethel 187
Viola 170
Henlopen Acres 135
Farmington 117
Hartly 71
3 counties in Delaware
County Population
New Castle 558,753
Sussex 234,225
Kent 180,786