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People

Total Population 1,933
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 944
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 39.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,859
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,413
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,724

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,500
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,023
Median House Value $184,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 28.1%

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

Delaware City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
P.O. Box Zip Codes 19706
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.577
Longitude -75.589

Delaware City 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 WILMINGTON NEW CASTLE AP
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station MIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance 9.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elsmere 6,154 $49,641
Middletown 19,744 $91,083
New Castle 5,371 $67,083
Newark 32,740 $90,651
Newport 1,165 $36,346
Odessa 598 $83,542

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

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Delaware City Public Library
407 CLINTON STREET
Delaware City, Delaware
(302) 834-4148

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