Census Bureau: More women than men in Claymont in 2017


Of the 8,707 people living in Claymont in 2017, 51.4 percent (4,472) were women and 48.6 percent (4,235) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Delaware Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 2,774-to-2,558. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 726 females and 487 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Claymont's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
2,558
29.4
Females 18 and over
2,774
31.9
Males 65 and over
487
5.6
Females 65 and over
726
8.3

Source: US Census Bureau

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