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People

Total Population 2,556
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 4.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,130
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.3%
Median Earnings25+ $55,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $43,300
Median Earnings With High School Degree $44,818

Wealth

Median Family Income $109,167
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 7.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,225
Median House Value $301,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.7%
Irish 15.8%

Townsend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles S of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
Standard Zip Codes 19734
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.395
Longitude -75.691

Townsend 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 MIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station MILLINGTON 1 SE
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Townsend, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blackbird (19734)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 2,989 $71,786
Delaware City 1,858 $71,375
Kenton 242 $26,719
Middletown 19,469 $89,701
Odessa 643 $83,393
Smyrna 10,681 $55,590
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