Felton, Delaware

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Population in 2013: 1,362 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +73.7%
Males: 580  (42.6%)
Females: 782  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19943.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,837 (it was $42,589 in 2000)
Felton:

$42,837
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,503 (it was $17,854 in 2000)

Felton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,797 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Felton:

$176,797
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $193,002; Detached houses: $190,001; In 2-unit structures: $184,617; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $495,551; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,351; Mobile homes: $75,967

Median gross rent in 2012: $743.

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Felton races chart
  • White alone - 912 (70.3%)
  • Black alone - 245 (18.9%)
  • Hispanic - 68 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Felton: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.1%), German (15.4%), English (8.5%), United States (5.3%), Polish (5.1%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 57 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 2,203 people per square mile   (low).

Felton,DE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Felton:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Felton town:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

17 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Delaware:  8.2%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Felton, Delaware as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Felton to the number of sex offenders is 22 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $762 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $873 (0.5%)

Felton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (44.3 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (59.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (72.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Viola, DE (1.5 miles) , Riverview, DE (1.8 miles ), Central Kent, DE (1.9 miles ), Woodside East, DE (2.0 miles ), Woodside, DE (2.1 miles) , Frederica, DE (2.4 miles ), Harrington, DE (2.4 miles ), Magnolia, DE (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 75.58 W

Area code: 302

Felton household income distribution Felton home values distribution

Property values in Felton, DE


Crime rates in Felton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010110000
per 100,000 0.00.0124.70.0120.5117.90.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0010100000
per 100,000 0.00.0124.70.0120.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2013612120
per 100,000 250.90.0124.7369.9722.9117.9233.4114.2218.30.0
Burglaries 00261014324
per 100,000 0.00.0249.4739.81204.8117.9466.7342.5218.3433.8
Thefts 61316141216104515
per 100,000 752.81608.91995.01726.31445.81886.81166.9456.6545.91626.9
Auto thefts 0023300000
per 100,000 0.00.0249.4369.9361.40.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 82.666.2287.5231.0461.3207.5129.767.083.198.2

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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 Felton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Delaware average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Delaware:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+15.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Felton, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Felton-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/27/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Felton town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 3.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Felton-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% 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 94.5 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 93.9 miles away from Felton 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 160.1 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 306.8 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 347.8 miles away from Felton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.4 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 Kent County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: James H. Hughes - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Felton:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER, KENT GENERAL CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • MILFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MILFORD, DE)

Airports located in Felton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Felton:

  • Delaware State University (about 13 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 14 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 24 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 41 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 45 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 47 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wilmington University (about 47 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)

Public high school in Felton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Felton:

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Notable locations in Felton: Felton Police Department (A), Felton Town Hall (B), Felton Community Fire Company Incorporated (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Felton include: Big Union Circuit (A), Felton United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Poynter's Motel (12338 South Dupont Highway), Cora Ann Motel (9585 South Dupont Highway).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.1. This is worse than average.

City:

98.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01468

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

FELTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,591, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2006), St Public Notif issued (AUG-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2007)
CARE-A-LOT (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
FLYING DUTCHMAN MOBILE HOME PARK 3 (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2007), St Public Notif issued (AUG-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)
SHINING TIME DAY CARE CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2006)
FLYING DUTCHMAN MOBILE HOME PARK 1 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)
FLYING DUTCHMAN MOBILE HOME PARK 2 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)

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

  • LAKE FOREST ESTATES (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.8%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
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: 0.6% of all households
4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Felton compared to Delaware state average:

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

Banks with branches in Felton (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Wyoming: Canterbury Branch at 105 Irish Hill Road, branch established on 1978/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $288.5 mil, Deposits: $230.3 mil, headquarters in Wyoming, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Wyoming Financial Corporation
  • CNB: Felton Branch at 120 Main Street, branch established on 1917/07/09. Info updated 2011/03/02: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $385.2 mil, headquarters in Centreville, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Felton town (based on Kent County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.11%
Here: 32.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchJewish
Adherents31.9%26.0%4.8%4.2%3.9%
Congregations3.7%26.6%1.8%4.6%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents3.9%3.3%2.9%2.5%16.6%
Congregations1.8%2.8%4.6%4.6%48.6%
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: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%
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 2$6,997$41,9820$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$604
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,320$57,9601$2,825
Water Supply 1$2,930$35,1601$199
Totals for Government 7$29,247$50,1387$3,628

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $147,000 ($107.93)
    Financial Administration: $89,000 ($65.35)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($56.53)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($30.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($20.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $224,000 ($164.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($16.15)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $34,000 ($24.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $115,000 ($84.43)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($8.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($82.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($26.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($8.08)
  • Tax - Property: $88,000 ($64.61)
    NEC: $71,000 ($52.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($264.32)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $70,000 ($51.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($51.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($254.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($9.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $259,000 ($190.16)

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.21% ($37,860 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($35,747)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.09% ($35,772)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,634 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.26%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Castle County, DE  1.01% ($36,003 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($27,250)
to Cecil County, MD  0.06% ($35,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Felton:

  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Felton:

  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Felton:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Felton fatal accident list:

Mar 27, 2007 02:02 PM, Us-13, Lat: 39.00858, Lon: -75.56846, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 1990 06:20 PM, K5sb, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 916
Total average daily truck traffic: 45
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,218

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Route 12 And Route 270 (Lat: 38.962500 Lon: -75.705278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN720
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Thomas Kadunce, Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m
    Registrant: 3026974486, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, 3050 UPPER KING RD
  • Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m
    Registrant: 3027399648, Rrr@state.De.Us, 801 SILVER LAKE BLVD
  • Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m
    Registrant: 3027399648, Rrr@state.De.Us, 801 SILVER LAKE BLVD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Main St (Lat: 39.008444 Lon: -75.576028), Call Sign: KBS717
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHz, 33.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003
    Registrant: Felton Community Fire Co Inc, Felton, DE 19943, Phone: (302) 284-4800
  • 11231 S Dupont Hwy (Lat: 39.009333 Lon: -75.568333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPSG326
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.150 MHz, 465.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2001, Expiration Date: 04/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2011, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Lao 217109, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • LAKE FOREST, 5423 Killen\'s Pond Road (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQBU373
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2004, Expiration Date: 12/15/2014, Certifier: Richard R Reynolds
    Registrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc, Renick, WV 24966, Phone: (304) 497-3939, Email:
  • Lat: 39.032833 Lon: -75.724167, Call Sign: WQIH464
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/12/2018, Certifier: Lynsey Kocenko
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 5407 Killens Pond Road (Lat: 38.990000 Lon: -75.552778), Call Sign: WQPV610
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.187 MHz, 457.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/24/2022, Certifier: Karen Crouse
    Registrant: Delmarva Communications, 113 J & M Dr., New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 324-1230, Fax: (302) 324-1238, Email:
  • 319 East Main St (Lat: 39.007222 Lon: -75.572500), Call Sign: WQQJ332
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 467.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2013, Expiration Date: 01/04/2023, Certifier: Tammy Falasco
    Registrant: Delmarva Communications, 113 J & M Dr, New Castle, DE 19720, Phone: (302) 324-1230, Fax: (302) 324-1238, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE FOREST, Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WPND902
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6775.62 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018
    Registrant: State Of Delaware - Dti, 801 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 739-9648, Fax: (302) 739-7243, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Felton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Felton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$105,0902$151,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$139,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0428.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Felton

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

Businesses in Felton, DE

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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