Delaware City, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 1,828 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.8%
 
Males: 855  (46.8%)
Females: 973  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19706.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,448 (it was $43,611 in 2000)
Delaware City:

$55,448
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,578 (it was $21,992 in 2000)

Delaware City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,943 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Delaware City:

$189,943
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,502; detached houses: $234,198; townhouses or other attached units: $164,329; mobile homes: $13,764

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,082.

March 2019 cost of living index in Delaware City: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Delaware City, DE (2010)
    • 1,37481.1%White alone
    • 18210.7%Black alone
    • 613.6%Two or more races
    • 603.5%Hispanic
    • 171.0%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Delaware City, Delaware as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Delaware City is 472 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Delaware City 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(172.4)
2
(114.3)
2
(114.3)
1
(54.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(130.9)
1
(65.8)
1
(65.7)
1
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.4)
2
(115.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
1
(57.5)
1
(57.1)
1
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(327.0)
6
(392.7)
2
(131.6)
2
(131.3)
3
(197.0)
2
(129.7)
5
(292.1)
1
(58.0)
3
(174.5)
4
(230.9)
6
(344.8)
1
(57.1)
6
(342.9)
9
(490.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(261.6)
11
(719.9)
21
(1,382)
10
(656.6)
11
(722.3)
10
(648.5)
5
(292.1)
11
(637.7)
18
(1,047)
30
(1,732)
10
(574.7)
18
(1,029)
11
(628.6)
3
(163.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,373)
21
(1,374)
36
(2,368)
20
(1,313)
17
(1,116)
21
(1,362)
21
(1,227)
27
(1,565)
36
(2,094)
28
(1,617)
28
(1,609)
63
(3,600)
40
(2,286)
27
(1,471)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(65.4)
1
(65.4)
6
(394.7)
4
(262.6)
1
(65.7)
3
(194.6)
1
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(174.5)
2
(115.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(171.4)
3
(171.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.7)
1
(64.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
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)143.9228.4321.7165.5212.1141.4150.1153.6252.5258.7328.7349.7326.3212.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Delaware City, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: Irish (18.9%), English (11.9%), German (11.8%), Italian (9.4%), African (6.0%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,455 people per square mile   (low).

Delaware City, Delaware map

135 residents are foreign born (3.8% Africa, 1.7% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

7.1%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,658 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (10.8 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (37.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Red Lion, DE (1.4 miles ),
Bear, DE (2.4 miles ),
New Castle, DE (2.5 miles ),
Salem, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Pennsville, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Wilmington Manor, DE (2.8 miles ),
Central Pencader, DE (2.8 miles ),
Glasgow, DE (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.57 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Delaware City, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Delaware City, DE in 2017
Delaware City satellite photo by USGS

Delaware City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Delaware:

3.2%
Most common industries in Delaware City, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Chemicals (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Delaware City, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Delaware City, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Delaware City, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.30. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00397. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00397
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Delaware City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Delaware City city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delaware City-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 57.3 miles away from Delaware 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 56.5 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 285.1 miles away from Delaware City center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 309.6 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 185.7 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 75.9 miles away from Delaware 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 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).
Delaware City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Delaware City:

  • GOVERNOR BACON HEALTH CENTER (P.O. BOX 559)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Delaware City:

  • ARBORS AT NEW CASTLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW CASTLE, DE)
  • MEADOWWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NEW CASTLE, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FOX RUN (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BEAR, DE)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; NEWARK, DE)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, DE)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION ATLANTIC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NEWARK, DE)
  • JEANNE JUGAN RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWARK, DE)

Amtrak stations near Delaware City:

  • 11 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Delaware City:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delaware City:

  • Wilmington University (about 8 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 12 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 12 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Neumann University (about 23 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)

Library in Delaware City:

  • DELAWARE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $252,093; Location: 250 FIFTH STREET; 23,844 books; 1,101 audio materials; 1,976 video materials; 33 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Delaware City: Delaware City Town Hall (A), Delaware City Police Department (B), Delaware City Library (C), Delaware City Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Delaware City include: Ebenezer United Methodist Church (A), Mount Salem Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Mount Salem United African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (D), Christ Church (E), Delaware City Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Eugene Reybold - General, John E. Rickards - Politician.

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

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

FORT DELAWARE STATE PARK (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2012)
GOVERNOR BACON HEALTH CENTER (Address: Route 9 - Engineer Road , Population served: 525, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2009), St Intentional no-action (DEC-07-2009), St Variance/Exemption issued (DEC-07-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007)

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

  • DELAWARE CITY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRABBY DICKS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.6%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Delaware City (2011 data):

  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Delaware City Bank Branch at 145 Clinton Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Delaware City:

Marital status in Delaware City, DE
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Delaware City:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Delaware average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Delaware City, 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
New Castle County:

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.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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:
This county:

26.7%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Delaware City:

47.8%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Delaware City:

42.8%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Delaware City:

29.6
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Delaware City:

22.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.1%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Delaware City:

6.7
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.0%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Delaware City:

76.9%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delaware City, 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,820$52,9201$1,358
Other Government Administration 2$9,267$55,6028$1,442
Financial Administration 1$3,708$44,4960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$500
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,440
Totals for Government 5$21,795$52,30811$4,740

Delaware City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($24.07)

Delaware City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($3.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $317,000 ($173.41)
    Rents: $18,000 ($9.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $261,000 ($142.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $189,000 ($103.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($61.82)
    Highways: $76,000 ($41.58)
  • Tax - Property: $688,000 ($376.37)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $55,000 ($30.09)
    Other License: $25,000 ($13.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($1.09)

Delaware City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,101,000 ($602.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,031,000 ($564.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($38.29)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delaware City:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SALEM, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAMS (1260 AM; 1 kW; NEWARK, DE; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delaware City:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Delaware City:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Delaware City fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 2017 05:08 PM, Clinton St, A St, Lat: 39.579369, Lon: -75.587681, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 19, 2005 07:09 PM, 5th Avenue, Lat: 39.643120, Lon: -75.640830, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 15, 1992 02:05 AM, Dert9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 869ft / 265mTotal length
  • $17,252,000Total costs
  • 11,299Total average daily traffic
  • 1,302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,456Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N3OGZ, Licensee ID: L00596459, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2023, Certifier: John F Hughto, Registrant: John F Hughto, 110 Clark Cir, Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Call Sign: KB3LLJ, Licensee ID: L00910700, Grant Date: 08/26/2004, Expiration Date: 08/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2016, Certifier: Daryl C Phipps, Registrant: Daryl C Phipps, Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Call Sign: KD8PMP, Licensee ID: L01236560, Grant Date: 02/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: David A Turley, Registrant: David Turley, 201 Clinton Street Box 641, Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Call Sign: KC3BAC, Licensee ID: L01803123, Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: David S Beck, Registrant: David S Beck, Delaware City, DE 19706

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$157,1707$204,3070$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$128,6900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$166,4631$18,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$133,9550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0164.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$163,1600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$202,5801$183,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0164.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delaware City, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delaware City, DE - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 64 took place in 2006, and the least - 16 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Delaware City, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (21.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Delaware City, DE
    • 33652.1%Structure Fires
    • 13721.2%Outside Fires
    • 10716.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6510.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Delaware City, DE
Most common first names in Delaware City, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3873.9 years
Mary3879.5 years
James3570.8 years
John3076.5 years
Joseph2670.9 years
George2375.8 years
Charles2269.6 years
Anna1983.6 years
Robert1871.2 years
Elizabeth1482.6 years
Most common last names in Delaware City, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1470.9 years
Smith1476.5 years
Carter1075.1 years
Harding964.5 years
Taylor978.0 years
Williams875.5 years
Moore777.9 years
Watson768.0 years
Mitchell780.0 years
Sutton678.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Delaware City, DE
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Delaware City, DE
  • 43.0%Electricity
  • 26.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke


Delaware City compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.

Delaware City on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (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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