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People

Total Population 1,303
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 448
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,595
% Above Poverty Level 73.3%
% Below Poverty Level 26.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.2%
Median Gross Rent $995
Median House Value $129,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Blades Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SE of Dundalk, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19973
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.635
Longitude -75.61

Blades Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station SALISBURY
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeville 2,364 $59,792
Delmar 1,784 $50,893
Georgetown 6,775 $37,233
Greenwood 1,289 $57,702
Laurel 3,916 $36,781
Seaford 7,290 $38,411

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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