Frankford, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 958 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.2%
 
Males: 440  (46.0%)
Females: 518  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19945.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,859 (it was $35,333 in 2000)
Frankford:

$55,859
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,433 (it was $13,711 in 2000)

Frankford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,266 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Frankford:

$236,266
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $337,321; detached houses: $381,888; townhouses or other attached units: $288,226; in 2-unit structures: $531,224; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $465,614; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,989; mobile homes: $93,697; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $139,113

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,038.

March 2019 cost of living index in Frankford: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Frankford, DE (2010)
    • 29735.1%White alone
    • 28934.1%Hispanic
    • 23828.1%Black alone
    • 121.4%Two or more races
    • 111.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Frankford, Delaware as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Frankford is 58 to 1.


Crime rates in Frankford by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(103.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.8)
8
(890.9)
1
(107.9)
2
(210.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(250.0)
6
(700.9)
3
(344.4)
4
(445.4)
6
(647.2)
5
(526.3)
4
(412.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(700.9)
5
(574.1)
7
(779.5)
2
(215.7)
7
(736.8)
8
(825.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(111.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(105.3)
1
(103.2)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)17.577.1161.9249.475.5116.8152.7

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City-data.com crime index in Frankford, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Delaware average:

3.03
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Ancestries: American (6.1%), English (2.9%), Portuguese (2.9%), German (2.7%), Jamaican (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,359 people per square mile   (low).

Frankford, Delaware map

91 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This town:

10.2%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $691 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $618 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (67.7 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (92.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (102.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dagsboro, DE (1.5 miles ),
Selbyville, DE (2.0 miles ),
Bishopville, MD (2.4 miles ),
Millsboro, DE (2.4 miles ),
Millville, DE (2.6 miles ),
Ocean View, DE (2.8 miles ),
Long Neck, DE (2.9 miles ),
Whaleyville, MD (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 75.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

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

Property values in Frankford, DE

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

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +178 (+33.2%).
Most common industries in Frankford, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Food (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Food (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Food (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Frankford, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)

Average climate in Frankford, 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 NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Frankford-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Frankford town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frankford-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 132.5 miles away from Frankford 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 158.9 miles away from Frankford 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 131.8 miles away from the city 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 268.1 miles away from Frankford 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 342.0 miles away from Frankford center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 378.8 miles away from Frankford 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 Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frankford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Frankford:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)
  • BERLIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSP COMP CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • DAVITA - BERLIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frankford:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 16 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 18 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 24 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 33 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 50 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 51 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Cumberland County College (about 65 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public high school in Frankford:

  • CARVER (G.W.) EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 30207 FRANKFORD SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Frankford:

  • CLAYTON (JOHN M.) ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 252 CLAYTON AVE, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Frankford:

  • PACEM IN TERRIS ACADEMY (Students: 6, Location: 32397 OMAR RD, Grades: KG-6)

Library in Frankford:

  • FRANKFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,491; Location: 8 MAIN STREET; 11,790 books; 496 audio materials; 1,481 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Frankford: Frankford Volunteer Fire Company (A), Frankford Town Hall (B), Frankford Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Frankford include: Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Frankford United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Delaware State Justice Of Peace Courts Court 1 (9 Main Street), Delaware State Justice Of Peace Courts Court 1 Fax (9 Main Street).

Birthplace of: John J. Williams (senator) - Politician, Caleb R. Layton - Politician.

Sussex 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 Frankford and their reported violations in the past:

DEWEY BEACH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 22,400, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
FRANKFORD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,014, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • 4 other older health violations
SUSSEX COUNTY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
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 (OCT-01-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2006), St Public Notif issued (JAN-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
COZY CRITTERS DAYCARE (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (2 times from JUL-14-2004 to JAN-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2005)

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

  • PYLE SERVICE CENTER (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

3.4 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.2%
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: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Frankford:

Marital status in Frankford, DE
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Frankford:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Delaware average:

11.7

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Frankford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Frankford, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
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: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Sussex County:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Frankford:

29.3
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.7%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Frankford:

34.9%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

52.4%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frankford, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,953$35,4360$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,446
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$2,953$35,4361$1,446

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)

Businesses in Frankford, DE

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Frankford:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; 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.)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frankford:

  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBG-LP (107.9 FM; MILLSBORO, DE; Owner: RHYTHM AND BLUES GROUP HARMONY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Frankford:

  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Frankford fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2016 11:59 PM, Us-113 Dupont Blvd, Lat: 38.517050, Lon: -75.239531, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 5, 2016 01:00 AM, Us-113 S Dupont Blvd, Lat: 38.520381, Lon: -75.242269, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 7, 2015 05:15 PM, Cr-376/Pepper Rd, Cr-392/Gum Rd, Lat: 38.510339, Lon: -75.227719, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2013 01:30 AM, Us-113 Dupont Blvd, Lat: 38.519136, Lon: -75.240892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 3, 2009 06:50 AM, Us-113, Daisey Avenue, Lat: 38.517592, Lon: -75.239922, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
Sep 29, 2000 09:25 AM, Us-113 @ Cr54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 13, 1985 02:04 AM, 401, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.5mTotal length
  • $2,150,000Total costs
  • 32,758Total average daily traffic
  • 2,754Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,459Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Frankford)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BETHANY WTR, 33711 Beaver Dam Rd (Lat: 38.521389 Lon: -75.087167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQIG248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2017, Expiration Date: 01/30/2028, Certifier: Richard R Reynolds, Registrant: State Of Delaware, 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904, Phone: (302) 697-4486, Fax: (302) 697-0355, Email:
  • FrankfordDE0, Lat: 38.521389 Lon: -75.087167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 121.9 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:
  • FrankfordDE120, Lat: 38.521389 Lon: -75.087167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 121.9 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:
  • FrankfordDE240, Lat: 38.521389 Lon: -75.087167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 121.9 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:
  • 1SU6769B, Hickory Street (Lat: 38.520139 Lon: -75.238778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 63.1 m, Call Sign: WQXI756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/17/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • PL13XC442, 33399 Lazy Dazy Ln (Lat: 38.528861 Lon: -75.086583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WRAL453,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2017, Expiration Date: 12/22/2027, Certifier: Kyle 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:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frankford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-C33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 469A , Serial Number: CD-1113, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Werner Anita L West, 32615 Aviator Way, Frankford, DE 19945
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7497H , Serial Number: 20766, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Herbert W Murray, 35150 Dianes Way, Frankford, DE 19945, Other Owners: Diane M Murray
  • Aircraft: BEECH C-50 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 663FT , Serial Number: CH-198, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Dayspring Flying Ministries Inc, Rural Route Rd 1 Po Box 61a, Frankford, DE 19945
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/25/2018

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 46. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 65 took place in 2002, and the least - 29 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Frankford, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Frankford, DE
    • 40652.1%Structure Fires
    • 26233.6%Outside Fires
    • 8110.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 303.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frankford, DE
Most common first names in Frankford, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4872.1 years
John4674.4 years
George3875.9 years
Charles3770.4 years
James3468.8 years
Robert3369.0 years
Mary2575.8 years
Margaret1577.8 years
Harry1566.2 years
Anna1480.5 years
Most common last names in Frankford, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hudson4975.5 years
Murray2679.2 years
Hall2667.8 years
Lynch2579.2 years
Long2379.4 years
West1976.0 years
Johnson1878.0 years
Rickards1877.4 years
Lewis1870.1 years
Hickman1777.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Frankford, DE
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Frankford, DE
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 15.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.8%Other fuel
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Frankford compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Frankford on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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