Demographics

People

Total Population2,332
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens5.7%
Employed Population 16+1,123
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.4%
Median Earnings25+$64,038
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,394

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,250
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone8.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,563
Median House Value$324,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.2%
Italian13.7%
Irish10.7%
English5.2%
Polish4.4%
African4%
Scottish3.6%
French Except Basque2.1%
Dutch1.3%
Norwegian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Arab0.6%
Egyptian0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Guyanese0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
German0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Maltese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Townsend Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyNew 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
Clayton3,237$85,066
Delaware City1,719$68,661
Kenton208$53,438
Middletown21,250$94,322
Odessa565$100,833
Smyrna11,333$73,512

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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