Delaware City, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 1,731 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 
Males: 874  (50.5%)
Females: 857  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Delaware median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 19706.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $70,591 (it was $43,611 in 2000)
Delaware City:

$70,591
DE:

$57,846

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,454 (it was $21,992 in 2000)

Delaware City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $196,559 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Delaware City:

$196,559
DE:

$226,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $262,137; Detached houses: $291,321; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,962; In 2-unit structures: $117,568; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $222,472; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,448; Mobile homes: $42,871

Median gross rent in 2013: $828.

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  • Races in Delaware City, DE (2010)

    Delaware City races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Delaware City: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), German (19.9%), English (5.7%), Polish (5.1%), Italian (4.4%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,378 people per square mile   (low).

Delaware City,DE real estate house value index trend

Delaware City, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Delaware City:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delaware City city:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Delaware:

5.7%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Delaware City, Delaware as of July 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Delaware City to the number of sex offenders is 132 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,111 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $501 (0.5%)

Delaware City satellite photo by USGS

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

Delaware City household income distribution Delaware City home values distribution

Crime rates in Delaware City by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010100010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.065.80.065.70.00.00.058.20.0
Robberies 000211101201
per 100,000 0.00.00.0130.965.865.765.70.058.4115.90.057.7
Assaults 405622325134
per 100,000 267.20.0327.0392.7131.6131.3197.0129.7292.158.0174.5230.9
Burglaries 35411211011105111830
per 100,000 200.4332.2261.6719.91,381.6656.6722.3648.5292.1637.71,047.11,732.1
Thefts 7721213620172121273628
per 100,000 467.6465.11,373.41,374.32,368.41,313.21,116.21,361.91,226.61,565.22,094.21,616.6
Auto thefts 111164131032
per 100,000 66.866.465.465.4394.7262.665.7194.658.40.0174.5115.5
Arson 000000110001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.065.764.90.00.00.057.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.6) 94.548.7148.6235.9332.2170.9219.0146.0155.0158.6260.7267.1

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

Crime rate in Delaware City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Delaware average:

2.35

Delaware City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -231 (-13.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Delaware City, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Delaware 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 the 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 Delaware 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delaware City topographic map

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

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.312. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.312
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.734. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.734
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.0% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Delaware City, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Delaware average:

12.0

Delaware City travel time to work - commute Delaware City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Delaware City city (based on New Castle County data)

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
New Castle 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.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($770 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, PA  0.37% ($44,388 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.31% ($44,643)
from Kent County, DE  0.29% ($36,003)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.36% ($37,860 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.28% ($81,288)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.27% ($41,502)

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 19, 2005 07:09 PM, 5th Avenue, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 15, 1992 02:05 AM, Dert9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $920,000Total costs
  • 3,007Total average daily traffic
  • 928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,794Total future (year 2031) 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: KB3HNB, Licensee ID: L00459718, Grant Date: 12/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022, Certifier: Robert E Hill, Registrant: Robert E Hill, Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Call Sign: KB3LLJ, Licensee ID: L00910700, Grant Date: 08/26/2004, Expiration Date: 08/26/2014, Certifier: Daryl C Phipps, Registrant: Daryl C Phipps, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Delaware City

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Delaware City compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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