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People

Total Population 2,617
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 4.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,136
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.4%
Median Earnings25+ $54,623
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $43,510
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $110,000
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 7.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,211
Median House Value $299,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 5.9%
Irish 13.8%

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

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 3,034 $67,340
Delaware City 1,933 $67,500
Kenton 299 $25,469
Middletown 19,744 $91,083
Odessa 598 $83,542
Smyrna 10,904 $57,341

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

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