Cheswold, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 1,582 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +405.4%
Males: 612  (38.7%)
Females: 970  (61.3%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19936.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,513 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Cheswold:

$54,513
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,055 (it was $14,588 in 2000)

Cheswold town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,990 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Cheswold:

$80,990
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,319; detached houses: $382,304; mobile homes: $43,248

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,366.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cheswold: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 94.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cheswold, DE (2017)
    • 57249.4%White alone
    • 46139.8%Black alone
    • 564.8%Hispanic
    • 373.2%Two or more races
    • 171.5%Asian alone
    • 151.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Cheswold, Delaware as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cheswold is 381 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Cheswold by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(294.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(208.8)
2
(380.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(286.5)
2
(434.8)
1
(211.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.2)
1
(69.7)
1
(62.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(882.4)
3
(859.6)
1
(217.4)
1
(211.9)
3
(626.3)
1
(190.1)
2
(143.5)
2
(141.2)
4
(279.3)
4
(279.1)
1
(69.8)
1
(70.2)
6
(418.1)
2
(125.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(2,059)
2
(573.1)
6
(1,304)
12
(2,542)
6
(1,253)
0
(0.0)
4
(286.9)
3
(211.9)
2
(139.7)
6
(418.7)
3
(209.4)
2
(140.4)
10
(696.9)
1
(62.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(3,235)
23
(6,590)
15
(3,261)
20
(4,237)
9
(1,879)
16
(3,042)
23
(1,650)
14
(988.7)
12
(838.0)
12
(837.4)
22
(1,535)
19
(1,334)
20
(1,394)
20
(1,253)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(286.5)
1
(217.4)
1
(211.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.7)
1
(62.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)685.3584.5413.0470.3455.1463.9120.582.6187.2118.6207.398.3270.4103.4

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City-data.com crime index in Cheswold, DE

Crime rate in Cheswold detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (10.0%), German (6.5%), Irish (5.5%), English (5.0%), African (4.0%), West Indian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 3,689 people per square mile   (average).

Cheswold, Delaware map

61 residents are foreign born (2.0% Africa, 1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

5.3%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,160 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $385 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (32.9 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (55.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (58.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Leipsic, DE (2.0 miles ),
Kenton, DE (2.1 miles ),
Dover, DE (2.2 miles ),
Smyrna, DE (2.4 miles ),
Clayton, DE (2.4 miles ),
Rodney Village, DE (2.6 miles ),
Kent Acres, DE (2.7 miles ),
Wyoming, DE (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Cheswold, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cheswold, DE in 2017

Property values in Cheswold, DE

Cheswold satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $216,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Cheswold, DE residents
Average permit cost in Cheswold, DE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Delaware:

3.2%
Most common industries in Cheswold, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.2%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Cheswold, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Cheswold, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.9. This is about average.

City:

73.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00638. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00638
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cheswold-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Cheswold town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 36.9 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheswold-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% 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 80.5 miles away from the city 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 79.9 miles away from Cheswold 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 298.2 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 168.8 miles away from Cheswold center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 333.7 miles away from Cheswold 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 282.6 miles away from Cheswold 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 Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Cheswold:

  • SAINTS HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • SILVER LAKE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • CADIA REHABILITATION CAPITOL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Airports located in Cheswold:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheswold:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 2 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 4 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Wilmington University (about 33 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Cumberland County College (about 33 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • University of Delaware (about 34 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 37 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 38 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cheswold: Central Delaware Business Park (A), Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cheswold: Cheswold United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: J. Caleb Boggs - Politician, Spook Jacobs - Baseball player.

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.4%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cheswold:

Marital status in Cheswold, DE
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cheswold:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Delaware average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cheswold, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
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: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cheswold:

10.2%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cheswold:

6.7
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cheswold:

33.5%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cheswold, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,563$33,3780$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,695$32,3400$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$8,258$33,0320$0

Cheswold government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $319,000 ($201.64)
    Police Protection: $160,000 ($101.14)
    General - Other: $133,000 ($84.07)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($31.61)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($5.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($10.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $74,000 ($46.78)

Cheswold government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $11,000 ($6.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($34.77)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($28.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($2.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $27,000 ($17.07)
    Highways: $24,000 ($15.17)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Tax - Property: $225,000 ($142.23)
    Other License: $68,000 ($42.98)
    Public Utility License: $52,000 ($32.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($8.22)

Cheswold government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $371,000 ($234.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($211.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,000 ($22.76)

Cheswold government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000 ($82.81)

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheswold:

  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheswold:

  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Cheswold:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)

Cheswold fatal accident list:

Oct 18, 1998 07:55 PM, Us-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 1989 03:00 AM, K2nb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 27, 1987 09:08 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.1mTotal length
  • $3,000,000Total costs
  • 221,083Total average daily traffic
  • 15,035Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150,845Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cheswold, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 81990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cheswold, DE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cheswold)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 42 1 Mi W Of Us 13 (Lat: 39.219833 Lon: -75.601861), Call Sign: KGE311, Licensee ID: L00594316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHz, 33.8200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/1999, Expiration Date: 06/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2004, Registrant: Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company, Cheswold, DE 19936, Phone: (302) 736-1516
  • Rt 153 W Of Rt 13 1.4 Mi Se (Lat: 39.204278 Lon: -75.571306), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNSF547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2400 MHz, 48.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2003, Registrant: Conectiv, New Castle Regional Office, I-95 And Route 273, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:
  • Goldinger Rd (Lat: 39.217500 Lon: -75.599833), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPSE581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.150 MHz, 465.425 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2011, Certifier: Robert G Ritter, Registrant: Lao 217112, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE2YG, Previous Call Sign: N2KEP, Licensee ID: L00926173, Grant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 11/18/2024, Registrant: Barry A Jones, Cheswold, DE 19936
  • Call Sign: AJ3JR, Previous Call Sign: KB3JGE, Licensee ID: L00534099, Grant Date: 05/18/2016, Expiration Date: 08/11/2026, Certifier: Allen S Jester Jr, Registrant: Allen S Jester Jr, 321 Main Street, Cheswold, DE 19936

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 852UC , Serial Number: 0AXCF280A30617, Certificate Issue Date: 12/11/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Cheswold Fire Co, 371 Main St, Cheswold, DE 19936

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$177,9351$106,8505$204,5800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$109,3700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$29,8103$161,5371$47,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$152,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$144,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheswold, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheswold, DE - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cheswold, DE
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cheswold, DE
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cheswold compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Cheswold on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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