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People

Total Population 1,858
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 972
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,526
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,650
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,691

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,375
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $970
Median House Value $186,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 33.3%

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 6,149 $48,578
Middletown 19,469 $89,701
New Castle 5,346 $63,984
Newark 32,278 $95,335
Newport 1,064 $43,529
Odessa 643 $83,393

Delaware City Public Libraries

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

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