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Demographics

People

Total Population6,917
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+2,731
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married37.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,043
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,267
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,306

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,750
% Above Poverty Level76.3%
% Below Poverty Level23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$810
Median House Value$199,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.2%
English9.2%
Irish5.2%
German4.1%
Italian2.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
Haitian1.3%
West Indian1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Polish0.8%
Greek0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Belgian0.2%
South African0.2%
African0.2%
Slovene0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Georgetown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sussex County
Standard Zip Codes19947
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.69
Approximate Longitude-75.38

Georgetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationLEWES
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp28 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 86 F
Oct Temp50 to 69 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationDENTON 2 E
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgeville2,397$59,107
Dagsboro931$67,750
Ellendale421$40,000
Millsboro4,121$57,171
Milton2,756$62,206
Seaford7,417$45,179

Georgetown Public Libraries

Georgetown Public Library
123 WEST PINE STREET
Georgetown, Delaware
(302) 856-7958
Sussex County Dept. Of Libraries
22215 DUPONT BLVD.
Georgetown, Delaware
(302) 855-7890

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Georgetown Public Schools

Ennis (howard T.) School
20346 Ennis Road
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-1930
Other
Total Enrollment 131
Georgetown Elementary School
301-a West Market Street
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-1940
Primary
Total Enrollment 704
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
301a West Market Street
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-1946
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Georgetown Middle School
301 West Market Street
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-1900
Middle
Total Enrollment 657
North Georgetown Elementary School
664 North Bedford Street
ZIP: 19947
(302) 855-2430
Primary
Total Enrollment 756
Sussex Academy
21150 Airport Road
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-3636
Middle
Total Enrollment 463
Sussex Central High School
26026 Patriots Way
ZIP: 19947
(302) 934-3166
High
Total Enrollment 1316
Sussex Technical High School
17099 County Seat Highway
ZIP: 19947
(302) 856-0961
High
Total Enrollment 1545

Georgetown Private Schools

Delmarva Christian High School
21150 Airport Rd
ZIP: 19947
Secondary
Total Enrollment 181
Jesus Is Lord Christian Academy
40 Ingramtown Rd
ZIP: 19947
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
The Jefferson School
22051 Wilson Rd
ZIP: 19947
Elementary
Total Enrollment 77
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