Claymont, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 8,253.
Population change since 2000: -10.5%
Males: 4,089  (49.6%)
Females: 4,164  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19703.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,891 (it was $40,813 in 2000)
Claymont:

$51,891
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,102 (it was $20,211 in 2000)

Claymont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $222,049 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Claymont:

$222,049
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,098; detached houses: $219,627; townhouses or other attached units: $175,305; mobile homes: $85,140

Median gross rent in 2017: $993.

March 2019 cost of living index in Claymont: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Claymont, DE (2017)
    • 5,44060.0%White alone
    • 2,61328.8%Black alone
    • 3974.4%Asian alone
    • 3383.7%Hispanic
    • 1902.1%Two or more races
    • 610.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Claymont, Delaware as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Claymont is 311 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (12.0%), German (7.1%), Italian (5.3%), American (4.9%), English (4.3%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 3,913 people per square mile   (average).

Claymont, Delaware map

710 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.8% Africa, 1.7% Asia).

This place:

7.8%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,721 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,541 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (2.0 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (21.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ardentown, DE (1.1 miles ),
Ardencroft, DE (1.1 miles ),
Arden, DE (1.2 miles ),
Brandywine, DE (1.4 miles ),
Boothwyn, PA (1.6 miles ),
Linwood, PA (1.7 miles ),
Bellefonte, DE (1.7 miles ),
Marcus Hook borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 75.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,866 (-20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 470 (11.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Claymont, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Claymont, DE in 2017
Claymont satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Delaware:

3.2%
Historical population in Claymont, DE
Historical housing units in Claymont, DE
Most common industries in Claymont, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.5%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Claymont, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Claymont, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Claymont, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.6. This is worse than average.

City:

97.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.82. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.227. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00326. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00326
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Claymont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Claymont place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claymont-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 47.6 miles away from Claymont 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 46.4 miles away from Claymont center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from Claymont 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) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Claymont 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 201.8 miles away from Claymont 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 New Castle County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Claymont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Claymont:

  • FORWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • DEVEREUX FOUNDATION BEESON (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BOOTHWYN, PA)
  • MILTON AND HATTIE KUTZ HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF WILMINGTON (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • FIVE STAR FOULK MANOR NORTH LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • MARY CAMPBELL CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)

Amtrak stations near Claymont:

  • 7 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Claymont:

  • 16 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 16 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 16 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claymont:

  • Neumann University (about 6 miles; Aston, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,622)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 7 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 8 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Wilmington University (about 11 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 13 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Immaculata University (about 17 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Private high school in Claymont:

  • ARCHMERE ACADEMY (Students: 481, Location: 3600 PHILADELPHIA PIKE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Claymont:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Claymont: Claymont Center (A), Naamans Road Business Park (B), Claymont Fire Company Station 13 (C), Claymont Public Library (D), Claymont Community Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tri-State Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Claymont include: Abundant Life Apostolic Church (A), Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church (B), Atonement Methodist Church (C), Church of the Ascension (D), Holy Rosary Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: South Branch Naaman Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Claymont: Knollwood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Robinson House (Historical Places & Services; 1 Naamans Road).

Hotels: One Stop Cruise Shoppe (12 W. Rivers End Drive), Milan Motel (3306 Philadelphia Pike), Vicky of Delaware Inc (7811 Governor Printz Boulevard), Holiday Inn Select Wilmington (630 Naamans Road).

Court: Delaware State - Justice Of The Peace Court- Criminal Courts- Court N (130 Hickman Road).

New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2010

People in group quarters in Claymont in 2000:

  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Claymont (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Northtowne Plaza Branch at 691 Naamans Road, branch established on 1968/12/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Holly Oak Branch at 2105 Philadelphia Pike, branch established on 1974/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Claymont Branch at 3530 Philadelphia Pike, branch established on 1949/10/31. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Claymont:

Marital status in Claymont, DE
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Claymont:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Claymont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Claymont, DE (based on New Castle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,17233
Mainline Protestant48,124125
Evangelical Protestant32,993169
Other22,67245
Black Protestant7,21236
Orthodox1,1665
None288,140-
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: 82
Here:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
New Castle County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
New Castle County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Claymont:

21.8%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Claymont:

12.2%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Claymont:

35.4%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Claymont:

79.4%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Claymont, DE Residents

4.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,256 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Delaware County, PA  0.43% ($65,458 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.35% ($59,267)
from Kent County, DE  0.32% ($46,206)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($78,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($990 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.39% ($48,838 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.31% ($122,722)
to Delaware County, PA  0.29% ($74,188)
Businesses in Claymont, DE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless1
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid2
FedEx3Sears1
Goodwill2Superfresh1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Claymont:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claymont:

  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMPH (91.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DIST, BRD OF EDUC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Claymont:

  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
Claymont fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Claymont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 78.9mTotal length
  • $13,874,000Total costs
  • 1,004,456Total average daily traffic
  • 77,890Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Claymont, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Claymont, DE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1000 Pennsylvania Avenue (3329) (Lat: 39.803722 Lon: -75.477306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 29.6 m, Overall height: 32.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA353
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Bill Windsor, 100 Darley Road (Lat: 39.809306 Lon: -75.454889), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 82.3 m, Registrant: State Of Delaware, Richard.Reynolds@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 739-9648
  • Bill Windsor, 100 Darley Road (Lat: 39.809306 Lon: -75.454889), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 82.3 m
  • Bill Windsor, 100 Darley Road (Lat: 39.809306 Lon: -75.454889), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 82.3 m
  • Richard R Reynolds, 100 Darley Road (Lat: 39.809306 Lon: -75.454889), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 82.3 m, Registrant: State Of Delaware, Richard.Reynolds@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 739-9648

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Claymont, DE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Claymont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 42095 , Serial Number: 17264158, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Cpkb, Po Box 772, Claymont, DE 19703
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC SKYE RYDER 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503ULDCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 57058 , Serial Number: 92-1026-2, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas F Lemin, 805 Naudain Ave, Claymont, DE 19703
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6953P , Serial Number: 24-2088, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew J Szinai, Po Box 574, Claymont, DE 19703
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8649N , Serial Number: 28-7125460, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph D Elman, 201 Garrett Rd, Claymont, DE 19703, Other Owners: William G Begley
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540F1 SERIE (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 144VG , Serial Number: 1101, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Vista Grande Helicopters Inc, 112 Woodgreen Rd, Claymont, DE 19703
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2019
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3907B , Serial Number: 15134, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Leroy Coombes, 929 Parkside Blvd, Claymont, DE 19703
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2019
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64094 , Serial Number: 17265014, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): C P K Brokerage, Po Box 772, Claymont, DE 19703
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/29/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$181,04615$159,32799$160,6039$48,0867$101,4890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$156,5900$07$183,3371$10,9001$129,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$177,5972$130,94049$164,05813$22,5774$90,2031$51,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$223,9530$027$171,5261$100,4001$160,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$019$166,2671$19,8700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01 , 0101.02, 0103.00, 0104.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$154,9801$239,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$118,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$150,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$153,955
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01 , 0101.02, 0103.00, 0104.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Claymont, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Claymont, DE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 92. The highest number of fire incidents - 151 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Claymont, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.2%), and Outside Fires (19.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Claymont, DE
    • 97462.2%Structure Fires
    • 30319.3%Outside Fires
    • 17110.9%Other
    • 1187.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Claymont, DE
Most common first names in Claymont, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16473.3 years
William12870.9 years
Mary12578.9 years
James9370.3 years
Joseph8372.2 years
Robert7471.2 years
Charles7073.7 years
Margaret6878.6 years
Helen6379.2 years
George5775.1 years
Most common last names in Claymont, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4471.6 years
Jones3673.5 years
Brown2772.8 years
Clark2277.2 years
Miller1975.7 years
Johnson1970.4 years
Anderson1872.8 years
Thomas1877.2 years
Davis1772.7 years
Jackson1776.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Claymont, DE
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Claymont, DE
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood


Claymont compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Claymont on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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