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Population in 2012: 6,156 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 

Males: 2,949  (47.9%)
Females: 3,207  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19804, 19805.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,189 (it was $39,415 in 2000)
Elsmere:

$45,189
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,896

Elsmere town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $159,043 (it was $88,700 in 2000)
Elsmere:

$159,043
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,258; Detached houses: $201,978; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,356; In 2-unit structures: $169,247; Mobile homes: $183,754

Median gross rent in 2012: $933.

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Elsmere races chart
  • White alone - 3,660 (59.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,459 (23.8%)
  • Black alone - 753 (12.3%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 105 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elsmere: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.9%), Italian (13.3%), German (10.2%), Polish (7.4%), English (5.5%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 6,253 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Elsmere:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsmere town:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

1,021 residents are foreign born

This town:  16.7%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elsmere, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
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 2012: $1,156 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $830 (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
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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: -1,425 (-23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 240 (8.3%)

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
Murders 0000110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.017.517.50.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1312220300
per 100,000 17.051.217.234.535.035.10.052.40.00.0
Robberies 1567101311106817
per 100,000 254.5102.5120.4172.7227.2192.9176.2104.8129.2272.4
Assaults 23292912382524341247
per 100,000 390.3495.3498.9207.3664.2438.5422.8593.8193.7753.2
Burglaries 31295254414640465940
per 100,000 526.0495.3894.5932.6716.7806.9704.7803.4952.5641.0
Thefts 13290109130118150104130150117
per 100,000 2239.91537.11875.12245.32062.62631.11832.32270.32421.71875.0
Auto thefts 15111937312320171612
per 100,000 254.5187.9326.9639.0541.9403.4352.4296.9258.3192.3
Arson 0101000000
per 100,000 0.017.10.017.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 325.8291.8324.4338.5455.3416.8298.3375.6270.9380.5

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Delaware average:

2.51

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Elsmere, Delaware accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Elsmere-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 61% 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 significantly above Delaware state average. It is 80% 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 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
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from Elsmere center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elsmere topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Hawke - Major League Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Elsmere:

  • WILMINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Elsmere, 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 and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 6 miles; Newark, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,290)
  • Wilmington University (about 7 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • University of Delaware (about 10 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Neumann University (about 13 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 16 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)

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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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.2. This is about average.
City:

36.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.49
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • CAPES COVE (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 88.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elsmere, DE

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 compared to Delaware state average:

Elsmere, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elsmere travel time to work - commute


Elsmere mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elsmere town (based on New Castle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.66%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents55.4%12.5%5.2%5.0%4.0%
Congregations12.9%19.4%2.2%9.4%6.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.8%1.6%10.2%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%1.1%36.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,911$43,6440$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,820$31,28012$9,095
Police Protection - Officers 11$40,418$44,0920$0
Police - Other 1$2,975$35,7000$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,967$27,8680$0
Totals for Government 21$69,091$39,48112$9,095

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,014,000 ($164.72)
    Regular Highways: $468,000 ($76.02)
    Central Staff Services: $445,000 ($72.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $401,000 ($65.14)
    General - Other: $159,000 ($25.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $157,000 ($25.50)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($24.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000 ($223.36)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($7.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $135,000 ($21.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($16.73)
    Rents: $82,000 ($13.32)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($6.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $298,000 ($48.41)
    Highways: $152,000 ($24.69)
  • Tax - Property: $1,953,000 ($317.25)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $260,000 ($42.24)
    NEC: $65,000 ($10.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,000 ($31.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($26.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($11.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($6.66)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($4.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,182,000 ($192.01)

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.14%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, PA  0.45% ($53,242 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($46,448)
from Chester County, PA  0.31% ($65,065)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.53% ($46,984 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.38% ($112,586)
to Cecil County, MD  0.33% ($47,882)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elsmere, Delaware:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Delaware average:
  • Fatal accident count: 69
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 32
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 180
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Elsmere fatal accident list:

May 13, 2008 04:44 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 39.740656, Lon: -75.585336, 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 drivers: 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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 171 meters (561ft)
Total costs: $4,348,000
Total average daily traffic: 293,068
Total average daily truck traffic: 32,214

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
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

Browse common businesses in Elsmere, DE


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+)"
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  • #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)"
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