Demographics

People

Total Population1,719
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+734
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married34.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,600
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,560

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,661
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,059
Median House Value$184,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.4%
Irish17.9%
German13%
English12.2%
Italian9.6%
Polish7.8%
Russian1.6%
Swedish1.3%
Welsh1%
Dutch1%
African0.9%
Canadian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Iranian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Delaware City Almanac

CategoryValue
County New Castle County
P.O. Box Zip Codes19706
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.57
Approximate Longitude-75.6

Delaware City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWILMINGTON NEW CASTLE AP
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationMIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.5 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elsmere6,049$73,100
Middletown21,250$94,322
New Castle5,359$83,384
Newark33,352$95,935
Newport1,335$45,297
Odessa565$100,833

Delaware City Public Libraries

Delaware City Public Library
250 FIFTH STREET
Delaware City, Delaware
(302) 834-4148

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