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Demographics

People

Total Population2,320
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens5.5%
Employed Population 16+990
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.9%
Median Earnings25+$59,821
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,842

Wealth

Median Family Income$113,438
% Above Poverty Level91.4%
% Below Poverty Level8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone5.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,313
Median House Value$312,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.4%
Irish14.1%
Italian11.4%
English6.9%
Polish6.5%
African6.4%
Swedish3.1%
Scottish2.6%
West Indian1.5%
Jamaican1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Nigerian1.3%
Dutch0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Egyptian0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Ghanaian0.4%
Guyanese0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Maltese0.1%
German0.1%
US/American0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Townsend Almanac

CategoryValue
County New Castle County
Standard Zip Codes19734
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.39
Approximate Longitude-75.69

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)

StationMIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance4 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
StationMILLINGTON 1 SE
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance18.9 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
Clayton3,080$71,397
Delaware City1,872$67,206
Kenton256$35,250
Middletown20,045$94,532
Odessa632$82,500
Smyrna11,081$59,032

Townsend Public Schools

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center
611 Campus Drive
ZIP: 19734
(302) 376-4128
Primary
Total Enrollment 231
Townsend Early Childhood Center
10 Brook Ramble Lane
ZIP: 19734
(302) 378-9960
Primary
Total Enrollment 156
Townsend Elementary School
126 Main Street
ZIP: 19734
(302) 378-5020
Primary
Total Enrollment 320
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