Elsmere, Delaware

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Population in 2013: 6,164 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 2,966  (48.1%)
Females: 3,198  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Delaware median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 19804, 19805.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,506 (it was $39,415 in 2000)
Elsmere:

$45,506
DE:

$57,846

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,221 (it was $18,643 in 2000)

Elsmere town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,862 (it was $88,700 in 2000)
Elsmere:

$164,862
DE:

$226,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,099; Detached houses: $173,171; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,609

Median gross rent in 2013: $986.

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  • Races in Elsmere, DE (2010)

    Elsmere races chart
    • 3,66059.7%White alone
    • 1,45923.8%Hispanic
    • 75312.3%Black alone
    • 1151.9%Two or more races
    • 1051.7%Asian alone
    • 200.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elsmere: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Elsmere, DE collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (20.5%), Italian (13.2%), German (10.6%), Polish (6.4%), English (4.3%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 6,261 people per square mile   (high).

Elsmere,DE real estate house value index trend

Elsmere, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Elsmere:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsmere town:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

457 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

7.9%
Delaware:

5.7%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elsmere, Delaware as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elsmere to the number of sex offenders is 2,052 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,268 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $876 (0.5%)

Elsmere satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (2.4 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (29.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lower Christiana, DE (0.8 miles ), Newport, DE (1.4 miles ), Wilmington, DE (1.5 miles ), Greenville, DE (1.6 miles ), Wilmington Manor, DE (1.9 miles ), Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, DE (2.0 miles ), Piedmont, DE (2.1 miles ), Edgemoor, DE (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,346 (-21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 136 (4.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Elsmere household income distribution Elsmere home values distribution

Crime rates in Elsmere by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00001100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.017.517.50.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13122203000
per 100,000 17.051.217.234.535.035.10.052.40.00.00.0
Robberies 15671013111068176
per 100,000 254.5102.5120.4172.7227.2192.9176.2104.8129.2272.497.3
Assaults 2329291238252434124719
per 100,000 390.3495.3498.9207.3664.2438.5422.8593.8193.7753.2308.2
Burglaries 3129525441464046594044
per 100,000 526.0495.3894.5932.6716.7806.9704.7803.4952.5641.0713.7
Thefts 13290109130118150104130150117103
per 100,000 2,239.91,537.11,875.12,245.32,062.62,631.11,832.32,270.32,421.71,875.01,670.7
Auto thefts 151119373123201716129
per 100,000 254.5187.9326.9639.0541.9403.4352.4296.9258.3192.3146.0
Arson 01010000000
per 100,000 0.017.10.017.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.2) 325.8291.9324.4338.6455.4416.9298.4375.7270.9380.5227.0

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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 Elsmere detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Delaware average:

2.53
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Delaware:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Elsmere, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elsmere-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Delaware state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Elsmere town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elsmere-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.1 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 46.2 miles away from Elsmere 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 279.7 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 298.5 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 194.2 miles away from Elsmere 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 65.3 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).
Elsmere topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Hawke - Major League Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Elsmere:

  • WILMINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 1 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • HILLSIDE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • EMILY BISSELL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • REGENCY HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)

Amtrak stations near Elsmere:

  • 3 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 20 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Elsmere:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsmere:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 3 miles; Wilmington, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,972)
  • Wilmington University (about 4 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 10 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Neumann University (about 13 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 16 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)

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Notable locations in Elsmere: Elsmere Police Department (A), Elsmere Library (B), Elsmere Town Hall (C), Elsmere Fire Company Number 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elsmere include: Sikh Center of Delaware (A), Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church (B), Abundant Life Church (C), Elsmere United Presbyterian Church (D), Gospel Light Tabernacle Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chestnut Run (A). Display/hide its location 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 2012 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0248. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0248
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.7%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.3% for other race residents, 83.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.6%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Elsmere, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Elsmere compared to Delaware state average:

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

Banks with branches in Elsmere (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Elsmere Branch at 1309 Kirkwood Highway, branch established on 1972/10/16. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Delaware average:

12.0

Elsmere travel time to work - commute Elsmere mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elsmere town (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,207$52,8280$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,551$50,2047$300
Police Protection - Officers 12$54,692$54,6920$0
Police - Other 1$3,622$43,4640$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,761$35,2830$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,998$35,9880$0
Totals for Government 25$101,831$48,8797$300

Elsmere government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,014,000 ($164.50)
    Regular Highways: $468,000 ($75.92)
    Central Staff Services: $445,000 ($72.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $401,000 ($65.06)
    General - Other: $159,000 ($25.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $157,000 ($25.47)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($24.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000 ($223.07)

Elsmere government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($7.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $135,000 ($21.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($16.71)
    Rents: $82,000 ($13.30)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($6.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $298,000 ($48.35)
    Highways: $152,000 ($24.66)
  • Tax - Property: $1,953,000 ($316.84)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $260,000 ($42.18)
    NEC: $65,000 ($10.55)

Elsmere government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,000 ($30.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($26.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($11.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($6.65)

Elsmere government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($4.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,182,000 ($191.76)

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 Elsmere:

  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELAWARE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elsmere:

  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WMPH (91.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DIST, BRD OF EDUC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Elsmere:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
Elsmere fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Elsmere fatal accident list:

Nov 5, 2013 01:12 PM, Bungalow Avenue, Lat: 39.73915, Lon: -75.60087, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2012 05:47 PM, Locust Street, Lat: 39.73751, Lon: -75.59925, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 13, 2008 04:44 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 39.74066, Lon: -75.58534, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2003 07:53 AM, Cr280 & Pecksniff Ro, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 14, 1989 09:35 PM, N318, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 22, 1984 07:55 PM, 11wb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1983 00:10 AM, 11wb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 171m561ftTotal length
  • $4,348,000Total costs
  • 293,068Total average daily traffic
  • 32,214Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elsmere, DE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PA-PHL300A, 470 Centerville Road (Lat: 39.732472 Lon: -75.616806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQLW624
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2010, Expiration Date: 05/12/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 815 Connecticut Ave, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • DE0038, North Park Drive And Belmont Ave (Lat: 39.731944 Lon: -75.595167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQMM763
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2010, Expiration Date: 09/27/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • DE0038, North Park Dr And Belmont Ave (Lat: 39.731944 Lon: -75.595167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQPI891
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Eric Meltzer
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Dr., Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA3TXC
    Grant Date: 12/20/1988, Expiration Date: 12/20/1998, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2000
    Registrant: Joseph D Morris, 1219 Maple Ave, Elsmere, DE 19805
  • Call Sign: KB3PMT, Licensee ID: L01307428
    Grant Date: 07/23/2007, Expiration Date: 07/23/2017, Certifier: William D Stephey Jr
    Registrant: William D Stephey Jr, 8 Tamarack Ave, Elsmere, DE 19805

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$158,83814$127,10887$147,40912$75,7280$010$110,7670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$173,4700$013$142,9572$15,5800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$174,1563$54,86340$141,39613$38,3471$6,051,9205$77,7061$38,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$76,7001$4,79021$142,6641$119,8400$03$79,8500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$184,5001$169,0006$177,7301$155,7900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0124.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$189,9433$153,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$91,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0124.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Elsmere, DE

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Wendy's: 1

Elsmere on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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