Frankford, Delaware

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Frankford, Delaware

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

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Racial Diversity
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Comparative Profile of Frankford, Delaware

Comparing Frankford 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 5 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 4
Median Family Income 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Public Transportation Use 4 2
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
Housing Recently Built 4 4
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Frankford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19945
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.517
Longitude -75.235

Frankford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 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 SNOW HILL 4 N
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
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Frankford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 714 100%
Male 336 47.1%
Female 378 52.9%
Under 18 232 32.5%
18+ 482 67.5%
65+ 95 13.3%
Median Age 30.9
Average Family Size 3.62
White 323 45.2%
African-American 250 35%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 2.9%
Other 78 10.9%
Mixed Race 39 5.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 148 20.7%

Estimated Frankford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 754
Growth 40
Growth % 5.6%

Frankford 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.2%
English 11.8%
German 8.6%
US/American 6.7%
Irish 6.2%
Welsh 1.9%
Italian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
African 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Icelander 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frankford 714 $35,729
Bethel 184 $58,750
Dagsboro 519 $43,750
Millsboro 2,360 $32,708
Millville 259 $45,417
Ocean View 1,006 $52,125
Selbyville 1,645 $41,522

Frankford Public Libraries

Frankford Public Library
Frankford, Delaware
(302) 732-9351

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Frankford High Schools (2004)

RR 3 BOX 112
Serves 739 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

Frankford Colleges

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