Sussex County is a county in the U.S. state of Delaware, DE with an estimated population of 229,286 as of July 1, 2018 and is thus ranked 118 in the United States.
In contrast to the 2010 census, the population of Sussex County was still 197,106. This means that the 2018 population percent change from 2010 population of Sussex County has risen by 16.3%.
Sussex County is formed in 1664 and covers an total area of 1,196.39 square miles. This area is divided into 936.08 square miles land area and 260.31 square miles water area. Density per square kilometre of land area are 210.6 of population in 131.4 housing units.
There were 123,036 housing units in the whole of Sussex County for the 2010 census with 79.368 total households, 53.698 of them family households. At the 1990 census, the population of Sussex County was still 113,229. 2011 population percent change from 1990 population of Sussex County was still 74,11 %, or expressed in detail 83.916 inhabitants. 2017 ACS Population - High School Diploma or more as a percent of 2017 ACS Population - Population 25 and over was 86.8% (percent) and is ranked number 1700 of all counties in the United States.
Labor Force 2018 in Sussex County was 105,426 and is ranked number 314, with a Unemployment Rate 2018 of 3.7 % (percent), which is ranked on number 1697 of all counties in the United States. Median Household Income 2017 was $61,124 (percent), which is ranked on number 530 of all counties in the United States. To the area of Sussex County also includes Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area.