Blades, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 1,323 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.4%
Males: 668  (50.6%)
Females: 655  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19973.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,446 (it was $28,864 in 2000)
Blades:

$43,446
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,375 (it was $13,495 in 2000)

Blades town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,218 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Blades:

$144,218
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $298,492; Detached houses: $327,478; Townhouses or other attached units: $277,808; In 2-unit structures: $401,749; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $289,376; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,796; Mobile homes: $118,485

Median gross rent in 2016: $973.

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  • Races in Blades, DE (2010)

    Blades races chart
    • 61549.6%White alone
    • 33627.1%Black alone
    • 23218.7%Hispanic
    • 453.6%Two or more races
    • 70.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

Races in Blades detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blades: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Haitian (19.7%), American (10.4%), Irish (4.3%), English (3.6%), German (3.5%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 3,047 people per square mile   (average).

Blades,DE real estate house value index trend

Blades, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Blades:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blades town:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

209 residents are foreign born (14.7% Latin America).

This town:

15.4%
Delaware:

8.8%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Blades, Delaware as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Blades to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $785 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,213 (0.9%)

Blades satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (65.2 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (71.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Seaford, DE (1.0 miles ), Bethel, DE (2.1 miles) , Laurel, DE (2.4 miles ), Galestown, MD (2.7 miles) , Bridgeville, DE (2.7 miles ), Sharptown, MD (3.0 miles ), District 10, Sharptown, MD (3.0 miles ), Federalsburg, MD (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.63 N, Longitude: 75.61 W

Blades household income distribution Blades home values distribution

Property values in Blades, DE


Crime rates in Blades by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001000101010
per 100,000 0.00.00.098.90.00.00.082.90.078.40.074.50.0
Robberies 2000000133122
per 100,000 202.80.00.00.00.00.00.082.9239.2235.377.3148.9145.2
Assaults 42430165103613
per 100,000 405.7199.8397.2296.70.098.3514.6414.6797.4235.3464.074.5217.9
Burglaries 534522411871899
per 100,000 507.1299.7397.2494.6198.8196.7343.1912.1638.0549.01,392.1670.1653.6
Theft 762018317153122221719
per 100,000 709.9599.41,986.11,780.4298.298.3600.31,243.82,472.11,725.51,701.51,265.81,379.8
Auto thefts 0110000112001
per 100,000 0.099.999.30.00.00.00.082.979.7156.90.00.072.6
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.3) 207.893.8194.6244.325.837.4150.9294.4381.2300.4281.5216.7193.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blades detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Delaware average:

3.13
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Blades: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blades, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blades-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Blades town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blades-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from Blades center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.6 miles away from Blades center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 373.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blades topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blades:

  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • LOFLAND PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • METHODIST MANOR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • DELMAR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DELMAR, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blades:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 12 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 19 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 20 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 30 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 39 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 40 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 53 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public elementary/middle school in Blades:

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Notable locations in Blades: Blades Volunteer Fire Company Incorporated (A), Blades Police Department (B), Blades Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blades Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Blades: Blades Public Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.1. This is about average.

City:

79.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.9%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 53.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
4 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Delaware average:

11.6

Blades travel time to work - commute Blades mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Blades town (based on Sussex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Sussex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Sussex County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blades:

45.5%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blades:

41.4%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Blades:

29.4
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blades:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Blades:

79.6%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blades, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,354$38,1240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$394
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,814$27,2560$0
Water Supply 2$4,646$27,8760$0
Totals for Government 7$17,814$30,5387$394

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, DE  0.68% ($31,255 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.38% ($40,062)
from Worcester County, MD  0.17% ($36,023)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.73% ($31,909 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.31% ($26,704)
to Worcester County, MD  0.13% ($30,570)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blades:

  • WJWK (1280 AM; 1 kW; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blades:

  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Blades:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Blades fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 1992 10:44 PM, Us13a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 1976 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1975 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Richard J Byrne, 12268 Marvel Drive (Lat: 38.648583 Lon: -75.539083), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 60.1 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Richard J Byrne, 12268 Marvel Drive (Lat: 38.648583 Lon: -75.539083), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 60.1 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Richard J Byrne, 12268 Marvel Drive (Lat: 38.648583 Lon: -75.539083), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Richard J Byrne, 12268 Marvel Drive (Lat: 38.648583 Lon: -75.539083), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Edward G Roach, 12268 Marvel Drive (Lat: 38.648583 Lon: -75.539083), Type: 64.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 112 TOWERVIEW COURT

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K1JVU, Licensee ID: L01050432, Grant Date: 08/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/23/2015, Certifier: William R Hooper, Registrant: William R Hooper, 104 E 4th St, Blades, DE 19973
  • Call Sign: N3MZH, Grant Date: 07/21/1992, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004, Registrant: Janet L Massey, 15 E 3rd St, Blades, DE 19973
  • Call Sign: KB3HTF, Licensee ID: L00484478, Grant Date: 03/18/2002, Expiration Date: 03/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2014, Certifier: Katherine K Kelley, Registrant: Katherine K Kelley, 13 East High St, Blades, DE 19973-4140

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blades and their reported violations in the past:

BLADES, TOWN OF (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2007), St Public Notif issued (FEB-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Blades

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blades, DE

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Blades, DE

  • DHL: 1

Blades compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Blades on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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