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Population in 2012: 829 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: +59.7%
Males: 406  (49.0%)
Females: 423  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19939.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,990 (it was $37,596 in 2000)
Dagsboro:

$51,990
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,017

Dagsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $212,916 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Dagsboro:

$212,916
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $244,217; Detached houses: $244,217

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,175.

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Dagsboro races chart
  • White alone - 653 (81.1%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (8.7%)
  • Black alone - 53 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dagsboro: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.4%), German (17.4%), English (11.0%), United States (4.0%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 654 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dagsboro:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dagsboro town:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Dagsboro, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dagsboro to the number of sex offenders is 92 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $739 (0.3%)

Dagsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (65.7 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (90.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (100.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Frankford, DE (1.5 miles ), Millsboro, DE (1.9 miles ), Selbyville, DE (2.5 miles ), Long Neck, DE (2.7 miles ), Millville, DE (2.7 miles ), Bishopville, MD (2.8 miles ), Ocean View, DE (2.8 miles ), Bethany Beach, DE (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.55 N, Longitude: 75.25 W

Area code: 302

Dagsboro household income distribution Dagsboro home values distribution

Property values in Dagsboro, DE


 

Crime rates in Dagsboro by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0174.20.00.0
Robberies 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0170.90.0
Assaults 0000111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0174.2170.9167.8
Burglaries 0024374
per 100,000 0.00.0355.9706.7522.61196.6671.1
Thefts 11421141719
per 100,000 183.5179.5711.73710.22439.02906.03187.9
Auto thefts 0001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0176.70.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 7.67.555.6220.7321.0297.1216.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.87
Delaware average:

2.51

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+6.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Dagsboro-area historical tornado activity is 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 34.0 miles away from the Dagsboro town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dagsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John M. Clayton - Senator and secretary of state.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dagsboro:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)

Political contributions by individuals in Dagsboro, DE

College/University in Dagsboro:

  • Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: 32448 Royal Blvd. Suite A; Private, for-profit; Website: delawarecosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dagsboro:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 14 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Salisbury University (about 25 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 35 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Delaware State University (about 47 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Cumberland County College (about 63 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 71 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 74 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)

Public high school in Dagsboro:

Private elementary/middle school in Dagsboro:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 28157 LIGHTHOUSE XING; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Dagsboro: Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department (A), Dagsboro Police Department (B), Dagsboro Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dagsboro include: Prince Georges Chapel (A), Church of Christ (B), Dagsboro Church (C), Bethel United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fishom Charters (Tours & Charters; Indian River Marina).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

24.5

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

GULLS WAY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2004), St Public Notif issued (JUL-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-29-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2003)
TUCKAHOE ACRES SYSTEM #1 (Population served: 897, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2004), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-21-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-30-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2000)
TUCKAHOE ACRES SYSTEM #2 (Population served: 738, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-21-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2002)
DAGSBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 360, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Trichloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-19-2005)
AFTER SCHOOL CLUB OF HEARTS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2005), St Public Notif issued (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-17-2005), St Public Notif issued (MAR-17-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2005), St Public Notif issued (JAN-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2004), St Public Notif issued (SEP-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif issued (JUN-07-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2004), St Public Notif issued (MAR-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2004)
  • 2 other older health violations
LITTLE HEARTS LEARNING CENTER II (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-19-2005), St Public Notif issued (JAN-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dagsboro that have no violations reported:

  • JIMS HIDEAWAY II (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF DAGSBORO (Population served: 185, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STAGE VILLAGE MHC (Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIMS HIDEAWAY I (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEA DAG APARTMENTS (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHOPPES AT MILLVILLE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 49.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dagsboro, DE

Dagsboro compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Dagsboro (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Delmarva: Dagsboro Branch at Main And Clayton Streets, branch established on 1959/06/01. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $440.9 mil, Deposits: $380.8 mil, headquarters in Seaford, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Delmar Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dagsboro travel time to work - commute


Dagsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.7%24.8%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations42.9%3.3%7.6%6.0%4.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.7%1.6%1.4%11.7%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,710
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$957
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,803$40,8180$0
Totals for Government 2$6,803$40,8182$2,667

Dagsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($24.13)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($19.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($8.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($10.86)

Dagsboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($38.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($13.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($21.71)
    All Other: $16,000 ($19.30)
  • Tax - NEC: $5,000 ($6.03)

Dagsboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $96,000 ($115.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $79,000 ($95.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($20.51)

Dagsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $366,000 ($441.50)

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.07%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Castle County, DE  0.87% ($62,931 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.36% ($40,402)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.25% ($64,047)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.91% ($35,501 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.41% ($32,937)
to Worcester County, MD  0.15% ($35,098)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dagsboro:

  • 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)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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.)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dagsboro:

  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRBG-LP (107.9 FM; MILLSBORO, DE; Owner: RHYTHM AND BLUES GROUP HARMONY ASSOCIATION)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dagsboro:

  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Dagsboro fatal accident list:

Jun 25, 2003 03:03 AM, Us-113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1998 08:15 PM, Us-113 & Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1996 05:25 PM, Us113&sr26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1989 08:55 AM, S26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1982 02:40 PM, 26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1976 08:09 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $233,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,226
Total average daily truck traffic: 955
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 30,407


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Route 113: 1500 Feet South Of The Intersection Of Route 113 And Route 26 (Lat: 38.538444 Lon: -75.254083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN540
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Faye Scott, Rt 26 & Rt 82 (Lat: 38.523333 Lon: -75.298333), Type: 158.5, Overall height: 156.5 m
    Registrant: 2024298970, Dcorbett@lsl-Law.Com, 2000 K STREET, N.W., SUITE 600
  • Thomas Kadunce, Dagsboro Fire Watch Tower (Lat: 38.564722 Lon: -75.250556), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 146.3 m
    Registrant: 3026974486, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, 3050 UPPER KING RD
  • Rt 26 & Rt 82 (Lat: 38.523333 Lon: -75.298333), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 150 m
    Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD
  • Dagsboro Fire Watch Tower (Lat: 38.564722 Lon: -75.250556), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 146.3 m
    Registrant: 3027399648, Rrr@state.De.Us, 801 SILVER LAKE BLVD

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6.4 Km Sw (Lat: 38.523444 Lon: -75.298250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPMU633
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/1998, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum
    Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Dagsboro Fire Twr (Lat: 38.564833 Lon: -75.250472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPRX349
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.725 MHz, 460.025 MHz, 460.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2005, Expiration Date: 03/08/2016, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Delaware Division Of Communications, 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904, Phone: (302) 697-4486, Fax: (302) 697-0355, Email:
  • Lat: 38.575333 Lon: -75.148472, Call Sign: WQQH974
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.687 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 456.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/18/2022, Certifier: Robert D Crouse
    Registrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rte 26, 4 Km Sw Of Dagsboro (Lat: 38.523444 Lon: -75.298250), Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: KPJ735, Licensee ID: L00071986
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014
    Registrant: Great Scott Broadcasting, Po Box 793, Pottstown, PA 19464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DAGSBORO, Dagsboro Fire Watch Tower (Lat: 38.564722 Lon: -75.250556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPNJ203
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018
    Registrant: State Of Delaware - Dti, 801 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 739-9648, Fax: (302) 739-7243, Email:
  • Transmit, Rt 26 & Rt 82 (Lat: 38.523333 Lon: -75.298333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 156.5 m, Overall height: 158.5 m, Call Sign: WPZD871
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2003, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Faye Scott
    Registrant: Leventhal Senter & Lerman Pllc, 2000 K Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006-1809, Phone: (202) 429-8970, Fax: (202) 293-7783

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Rte 26 At Rte 113 (Lat: 38.523444 Lon: -75.298222), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNLW208
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2006, Expiration Date: 07/26/2016, Certifier: John X Adilette
    Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, N.W., Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 22314, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:
  • Rte 26 At Rte 113 (Lat: 38.523444 Lon: -75.298222), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNLW280
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/1996, Expiration Date: 03/28/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2005, Certifier: William Buxbaum
    Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dagsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ROTARY AIR FORCE INC GYRO-PLANE RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 109SD , Serial Number: H2-90-1-21
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rd 2 Box 157-A, Dagsboro, DE 19939
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145A SERIES (55 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28052 , Serial Number: 4545, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert Mitchell, , Dagsboro, DE 19939
  • Aircraft: FROELICH FRANCIS MONROE JR CGS-HAWK-A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 35AA , Serial Number: H-7-264-C
    Registrant (Individual): Paul F Burns, 32633 Dupont Blvd, Dagsboro, DE 19939
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US A-105 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 40494 , Serial Number: 6489, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Vickers Ballooning LLC, 28091 Nine Foot Rd, Dagsboro, DE 19939
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8756E , Serial Number: 28-7690201, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Buchanan Corp, 30911 Cricket St, Dagsboro, DE 19939


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dagsboro


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

Most common first names in Dagsboro, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5671.9 years
William3772.2 years
Mary3078.0 years
Joseph2374.0 years
James2271.8 years
Helen2079.8 years
George1876.5 years
Edward1878.0 years
Charles1775.0 years
Robert1766.5 years
Most common last names in Dagsboro, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hudson2775.2 years
Timmons2676.3 years
Mitchell1872.3 years
Bunting1575.0 years
Hickman1578.0 years
West1480.1 years
Smith1368.8 years
Murray1277.3 years
Calhoun1172.8 years
Quillen1182.9 years

Businesses in Dagsboro, DE

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • UPS: 1


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