Frederica, Delaware

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Frederica, Delaware

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Frederica Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Frederica Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 17% Frederica Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Frederica, Delaware

Comparing Frederica 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 6
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 5
Male Share of the Population 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 1
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Rents 4 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 1 3

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Frederica Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles E of Baltimore, Maryland
County Kent
Metro Area Dover
Standard Zip Codes 19946
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.008
Longitude -75.466

Frederica Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILFORD 2 SE
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station DOVER
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.2 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
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Frederica Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 648 100%
Male 303 46.8%
Female 345 53.2%
Under 18 191 29.5%
18+ 457 70.5%
65+ 86 13.3%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.17
White 455 70.2%
African-American 174 26.9%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 14 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 3.2%

Estimated Frederica Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 697
Growth 49
Growth % 7.6%

Frederica 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) 32%
US/American 17.9%
Irish 13.6%
German 13.2%
English 9.9%
Italian 3.7%
Norwegian 2%
French Canadian 1.2%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Pennsylvania German 1%
British 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frederica 648 $41,389
Felton 784 $44,875
Houston 430 $46,563
Magnolia 226 $45,000
Milford 6,732 $40,333
Viola 156 $49,531
Woodside 184 $53,750
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