Bellefonte, Delaware

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Bellefonte, Delaware

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High Points

Bellefonte strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Delaware):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Bellefonte Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Bellefonte Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Bellefonte Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Bellefonte People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Bellefonte Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Bellefonte Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Bellefonte College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Bellefonte, Delaware

Comparing Bellefonte to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Delaware (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Racial Diversity 7 1
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 5 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Rents 3 6
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Bellefonte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NE of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
Standard Zip Codes 19809
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.766
Longitude -75.509

Bellefonte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 63 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Bellefonte Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,249 100%
Male 604 48.4%
Female 645 51.6%
Under 18 293 23.5%
18+ 956 76.5%
65+ 193 15.5%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3
White 1,198 95.9%
African-American 30 2.4%
Asian 8 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.6%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.2%

Estimated Bellefonte Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,288
Growth 39
Growth % 3.1%

Bellefonte Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 21.3%
English 16.8%
German 15.4%
Italian 15.1%
US/American 4.8%
Polish 4.1%
Ukrainian 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Swedish 1.8%
European 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Finnish 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Albanian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Iranian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bellefonte 1,249 $59,375
Arden 474 $70,893
Delaware City 1,453 $50,294
Elsmere 5,800 $46,357
New Castle 4,862 $56,368
Newport 1,122 $41,771
Wilmington 72,664 $40,241
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