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People

Total Population 1,784
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 645
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 40.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,893
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $714
Median House Value $145,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 17.3%
Irish 13.1%

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

Delmar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19940
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.456
Longitude -75.577

Delmar 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 SALISBURY
Distance 6.2 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 VIENNA
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station GEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance 14 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethel 171 $74,063
Blades 1,303 $35,595
Dagsboro 980 $59,250
Laurel 3,916 $36,781
Millsboro 4,050 $61,711
Seaford 7,290 $38,411

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

Delmar Public Libraries

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Delmar Public Library
101 NORTH BI-STATE BLVD
Delmar, Delaware
(302) 846-9894

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Delmar High Schools

DELMAR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
200 NORTH EIGHTH STREET
302-846-9544
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 565 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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