Lewes Information

Lewes Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lewes, DE

General Lewes Information

State: Delaware

County: Sussex County

Close cities: Millsboro, DE, Long Neck, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Bethany Beach, DE, Ocean View, DE, Dagsboro, DE, Millville, DE, Dewey Beach, DE, Henlopen Acres, DE, Harbeson, DE, Milton, DE

Lewes Population (census data)
Total 3,081 (+3.9% since 2000)
Male 1,352 (43.9%)
Female 1,729 (56.1%)

Population Density: 842 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 102.6 (US Avg is 100)

Lewes Elevation: 18 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.66 square miles

Median Household Income: $63,326

Zip Codes: 19958.

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Lewes Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.8%)
  • Black (9.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (18.5%)
  • Irish (16.8%)
  • German (15.7%)
  • Italian (6.6%)
  • United States (5.8%)
  • Scottish (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 66 people (2.1%)
  • Europe (70.0%)
  • Latin America (15.0%)
  • Africa (15.0%)

Lewes School Information

High Schools
Cape Henlopen High School (1250 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE, 19958 - Cape Henlopen School District District)
Middle Schools
Beacon Middle School (19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, DE, 19958 - Cape Henlopen School District District)
Elementary Schools
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School (910 Shields Avenue, Lewes, DE, 19958 - Cape Henlopen School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Sussex Consortium (520 Dupont Avenue, Lewes, DE, 19958 - Cape Henlopen School District District)

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