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People

Total Population 6,775
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,182
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 39.6%
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 $37,233
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation 7.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $994
Median House Value $210,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 5.4%

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

Georgetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19947
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.69
Longitude -75.385

Georgetown 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 GEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance 5.2 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 LEWES
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 50 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 26 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeville 2,364 $59,792
Dagsboro 980 $59,250
Ellendale 363 $37,917
Millsboro 4,050 $61,711
Milton 2,717 $61,750
Seaford 7,290 $38,411

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

Georgetown Public Libraries

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Georgetown Public Library
10 WEST PINE STREET
Georgetown, Delaware
(302) 856-7958
Sussex County Department Of Libraries
9 S. DUPONT HIGHWAY
Georgetown, Delaware
(302) 855-7890

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Georgetown High Schools

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SUSSEX TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
17099 COUNTY SEAT HIWAY
302-856-0961
A Vocational School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,211 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

SUSSEX CENTRAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
301 WEST MARKET STREET
302-856-1900
Serves 1,108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

HOWARD T. ENNIS SCHOOL
RD 2 BOX 252
302-856-1930
A Special Education School
Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

RICHARD ALLEN SCHOOL
316 SOUTH RAILROAD AVENUE
302-855-2481
A Non-traditional School
Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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