Felton, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 1,398 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +78.3%
Males: 720  (51.5%)
Females: 678  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19943.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,914 (it was $42,589 in 2000)
Felton:

$59,914
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,992 (it was $17,854 in 2000)

Felton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,479 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Felton:

$198,479
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,229; detached houses: $224,248; mobile homes: $58,582

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,087.

March 2019 cost of living index in Felton: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.6% for other race residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Felton, DE (2010)
    • 91270.3%White alone
    • 24518.9%Black alone
    • 685.2%Hispanic
    • 463.5%Two or more races
    • 221.7%Asian alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 88 registered sex offenders living in Felton, Delaware as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Felton is 18 to 1.


Crime rates in Felton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(120.5)
1
(117.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(120.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(148.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(722.9)
1
(117.9)
2
(233.4)
1
(114.2)
2
(218.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(381.4)
8
(599.7)
3
(222.1)
3
(217.9)
3
(213.1)
2
(140.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(212.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(1,205)
1
(117.9)
4
(466.7)
3
(342.5)
2
(218.3)
4
(433.8)
5
(381.4)
4
(299.9)
3
(222.1)
5
(363.1)
8
(568.2)
3
(210.8)
3
(210.4)
2
(141.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,446)
16
(1,887)
10
(1,167)
4
(456.6)
5
(545.9)
15
(1,627)
14
(1,068)
24
(1,799)
26
(1,925)
23
(1,670)
22
(1,562)
15
(1,054)
28
(1,964)
22
(1,556)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(361.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(217.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)448.2201.7126.065.180.895.4168.6212.9181.3211.3144.9127.2149.4120.2

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

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City-data.com crime index in Felton, DE

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

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

2.83
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: Irish (19.0%), English (10.3%), European (8.1%), American (7.4%), German (5.8%), Italian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 57 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 2,261 people per square mile   (low).

Felton, Delaware map

14 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $905 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,430 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Felton, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Felton, DE in 2017

Property values in Felton, DE

Felton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+15.8%).
Most common industries in Felton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Truck transportation (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Paper (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Public administration (17.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Felton, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Felton, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00404. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Felton 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 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 160.1 miles away from Felton 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 Felton 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, 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

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:

Private high school in Felton:

  • INTEGRITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6, Location: PO BOX 457, Grades: 4-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Felton:

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Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: James H. Hughes - Politician.

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Felton:

Marital status in Felton, DE
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Felton:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Delaware average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Felton, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
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: 24
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Kent County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Felton:

53.4%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Felton:

53.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Felton:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Felton:

21.0%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Felton:

9.9%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Felton:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Felton:

33.1%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Felton:

60.6%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Felton:

82.1%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Felton, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,320$57,9601$2,825
Financial Administration 2$6,997$41,9820$0
Water Supply 1$2,930$35,1601$199
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$604
Totals for Government 7$29,247$50,1387$3,628

Felton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($17.88)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($12.16)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($5.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $407,000 ($291.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($95.14)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($60.09)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($58.66)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($55.08)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($45.78)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($29.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($40.77)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($13.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $430,000 ($307.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($7.87)

Felton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($77.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $157,000 ($112.30)
    Rents: $131,000 ($93.71)
    Royalties: $102,000 ($72.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($23.61)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($141.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($31.47)
    Highways: $30,000 ($21.46)
  • Tax - Property: $351,000 ($251.07)

Felton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $271,000 ($193.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $259,000 ($185.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($8.58)

Felton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $426,000 ($304.72)

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Businesses in Felton, DE

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

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:

Apr 10, 2017 00:54 AM, Us-13 S Dupont Hwy, Lat: 39.010306, Lon: -75.567981, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2014 09:28 PM, Us-13 S. Dupont Hwy, Lat: 39.010500, Lon: -75.568150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 27, 2007 02:02 PM, Us-13, Lat: 39.008575, Lon: -75.568458, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 1990 06:20 PM, K5sb, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.9mTotal length
  • $1,012,000Total costs
  • 24,651Total average daily traffic
  • 2,211Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,515Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Route 12 And Route 270 (71340) (Lat: 38.961333 Lon: -75.707417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 56.1 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 TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • 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: Delaware Divsion Of Communications, Tom.Kadunce@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 697-4486
  • Stephanie Betts, 0.13nm Southwest Of The Intersection Of Cabin Ridge Rd And Sandtown Rd (Lat: 39.020194 Lon: -75.676528), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 10001 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Towernorth Development, LLC, Bstern@clinellc.Com, Suite 1, Raynh-am, Phone: (215) 803-4858
  • Stephanie Betts, 0.13nm Southwest Of The Intersection Of Cabin Ridge Rd And Sandtown Rd (Lat: 39.020194 Lon: -75.676528), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 10001 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Towernorth Development, LLC, Bstern@clinellc.Com, Suite 1, Raynh-am, Phone: (215) 803-4858
  • Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: State Of Dba Delaware, Rrr@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 739-9648
  • Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen's Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: 143.3, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: State Of Dba Delaware, Rrr@state.De.Us, , Dover, Phone: (302) 739-9648

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 12/15/2024, Certifier: Richard R Reynolds, Registrant: State Of Delaware, 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904, Phone: (302) 697-4486, 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: 04/19/2018, Expiration Date: 02/12/2028, Certifier: Lynsey Kocenko, Registrant: Teltronic, Inc., 2016 Windsor Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 912-1479, 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: 467.337 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.462 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 456.687 MHz, 451.612 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.862 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:

5
  • LAKE FOREST, Lake Forest H.S. 5423 Killen S Pond Rd (Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611), Type: Ltower, 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, 11215.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 11365.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 12/30/2017, Expiration Date: 03/19/2028, Registrant: State Of Delaware, 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904, Phone: (302) 697-4486, Fax: (302) 697-0355, Email:
  • FeltonDE0, Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS792,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2018, Certifier: David E Kartchner, Registrant: Conxx Inc, 434 N Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (888) 992-6699, Fax: (888) 992-6699, Email:
  • FeltonDE120, Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS792,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2018, Certifier: David E Kartchner, Registrant: Conxx Inc, 434 N Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (888) 992-6699, Fax: (888) 992-6699, Email:
  • FeltonDE240, Lat: 38.983611 Lon: -75.553611, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS792,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2018, Certifier: David E Kartchner, Registrant: Conxx Inc, 434 N Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (888) 992-6699, Fax: (888) 992-6699, Email:
  • PL73XC028, 1062 Sandtown Road (Lat: 39.030139 Lon: -75.707028), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Overall height: 58.3 m, Call Sign: WQVL313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 03/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

36 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Felton, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Felton, DE - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 90 took place in 2002, and the least - 12 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Felton, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.3%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Felton, DE
    • 37447.3%Structure Fires
    • 21727.4%Outside Fires
    • 12916.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 719.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Felton, DE
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Felton, DE
  • 36.2%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Felton, DE
  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Felton compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 21 pilots and 28 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.