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Demographics

People

Total Population1,872
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+916
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married40.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,182
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,839
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,391

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,206
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone29.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,025
Median House Value$183,500

Ancestry

Irish25.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20%
German16.8%
Italian13.4%
English13%
Polish4.7%
African4.1%
Scottish2.9%
Russian2.6%
Welsh1.8%
Dutch1.7%
Canadian1.7%
Swedish1.4%
French Except Basque1.1%
Ukrainian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Czech0.3%
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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
Elsmere6,137$50,150
Middletown20,045$94,532
New Castle5,372$75,673
Newark32,941$91,048
Newport1,075$38,500
Odessa632$82,500

Delaware City Public Libraries

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

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