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Greenville, Delaware
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Greenville, Delaware is located in Delaware
Greenville, Delaware
Greenville, Delaware
Location in Delaware
Greenville, Delaware is located in the United States
Greenville, Delaware
Greenville, Delaware
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
 • Total 2.81 sq mi (7.29 km2)
 • Land 2.80 sq mi (7.24 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
256 ft (78 m)
 • Total 3,104
 • Density 1,110.16/sq mi (428.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
19807, 19884
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-31430
GNIS feature ID 214034

Greenville is a bedroom community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States, and a suburb of Wilmington. The population was 2,326 at the 2010 census. For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Greenville as a census-designated place (CDP). The community is also home to Joe Biden, the president of the United States, and many Du Pont family descendants.


Greenville is located at 39°46′44″N 75°35′54″W / 39.77889°N 75.59833°W / 39.77889; -75.59833 (39.7790012, -75.5982599).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.74 square miles (7.1 km2), of which 2.72 square miles (7.0 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (0.73%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 2,332
2010 2,326 −0.3%
2020 3,104 33.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census there were 2,326 people, 1,076 households, and 654 families living in the CDP. The population density was 849 people per square mile (327/km2). There were 1,395 housing units at an average density of 509.1 per square mile (196.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.7% White, 4.8% African American, 7.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4%.

Of the 1,076 households 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.2% were non-families. 34.5% of households were one person and 12.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.79.

The age distribution was 21.1% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% 65 or older. The median age was 46.6 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

According to the American Community Survey, the median household income was in the CDP is $133,864, and the median family income is $159,632. The per capita income for the CDP was $109,521. None of the families and 2.5% of the population are living below the poverty line.

Greenville and Henlopen Acres are the two richest places in Delaware, all but tied for highest personal incomes, averaging over $80,000 per annum.

Points of interest


Greenville is situated in the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

Its zoned schools are Brandywine Springs Elementary School, Alexis I. duPont Middle School, and Alexis I. duPont High School.

Notable people

See also

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