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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles SW of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Kent
Metro Area Dover
Standard Zip Codes 19954
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.917
Longitude -75.505

Houston Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILFORD 2 SE
Distance 4.1 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 DENTON 2 E
Distance 16 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
Station CAPE MAY 2 NW
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 84 F
Oct Temp 49 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Houston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 430 100%
Male 219 50.9%
Female 211 49.1%
Under 18 131 30.5%
18+ 299 69.5%
65+ 54 12.6%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.24
White 384 89.3%
African-American 36 8.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.7%
Other 2 0.5%
Mixed Race 5 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 4.7%

Estimated Houston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 461
Growth 31
Growth % 7.2%

Houston 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) 24.3%
Irish 16.2%
English 9.7%
German 8.1%
US/American 8.1%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Polish 5.7%
Italian 5.3%
British 3.6%
Hungarian 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Swedish 2%
Welsh 1.6%
Jamaican 1.6%
Eastern European 0.8%
Scottish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Houston 430 $46,563
Ellendale 327 $42,841
Felton 784 $44,875
Frederica 648 $41,389
Greenwood 837 $40,000
Harrington 3,174 $36,815
Milford 6,732 $40,333
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