Frederica, Delaware

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Population in 2019: 849 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.0%
 
Males: 378  (44.6%)
Females: 471  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

32.1 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years

Zip codes: 19946.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,283 (it was $30,781 in 2000)
Frederica:

$45,283
DE:

$70,176

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,464 (it was $14,118 in 2000)

Frederica town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,128 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Frederica:

$153,128
DE:

$261,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $200,845; detached houses: $215,640; mobile homes: $51,217

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,182.

March 2019 cost of living index in Frederica: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.7%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 62.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.4% for other race residents, 1.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Frederica, DE (2019)
    • 42142.6%Black alone
    • 35736.1%White alone
    • 14314.5%Hispanic
    • 616.2%Two or more races
    • 181.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Frederica, Delaware as of May 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Frederica is 56 to 1.


Crime rates in Frederica by year

Type

2014

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(119.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(737.1)
5
(604.6)
3
(358.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index29.532.650.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Frederica, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Delaware average:

2.73
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Ancestries: American (21.4%), German (6.2%), African (5.5%), Irish (4.2%), English (4.0%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,008 people per square mile   (low).

Frederica, Delaware map

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Delaware:

9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $789 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $703 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (40.6 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (65.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (70.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Riverview, DE (1.8 miles ),
Magnolia, DE (2.1 miles ),
Bowers, DE (2.3 miles ),
Woodside East, DE (2.4 miles ),
Felton, DE (2.4 miles ),
Viola, DE (2.5 miles),
Central Kent, DE (2.6 miles ),
Houston, DE (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Frederica, DE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Frederica, DE in 2019

Property values in Frederica, DE

Frederica satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Delaware:

4.7%
Most common industries in Frederica, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.5%)
  • Utilities (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Food (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Frederica, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Carpenters (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.6%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)

Average climate in Frederica, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Frederica, Delaware average temperatures Frederica, Delaware average precipitation Frederica, Delaware humidity Frederica, Delaware wind speed Frederica, Delaware snowfall Frederica, Delaware sunshine Frederica, Delaware clear and cloudy days
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 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
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 17.2 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 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 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 5.1 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 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Frederica-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Frederica town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 2.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frederica-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 153.9 miles away from the city center
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 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 154.0 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 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Frederica center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
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, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frederica topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Frederica:

  • MILFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 10 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)
  • COURTLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frederica:

  • Delaware State University (about 13 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 15 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 22 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 38 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 44 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 47 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wilmington University (about 48 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)

Public elementary/middle school in Frederica:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Frederica: Frederica Police Department (A), Frederica City Hall (B), Frederica Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Frederica include: Hubert American Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Trinity United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Frederica: Milford Neck Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Barratt's Chapel (Museums; 6362 Bay Road), Bowers Beach Maritime Museum (3357 Main St), Donovans Dock (Tours & Charters; 3043 Main St).

Birthplace of: Albert F. Polk - Politician, John W. Hall - 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 Frederica and their reported violations in the past:

FREDERICA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 870, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2006), St Public Notif issued (AUG-19-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif issued (AUG-07-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2005), St Public Notif issued (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule

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

  • STARGATE DINER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.0%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
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: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Frederica:

Marital status in Frederica, DE
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Frederica:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Delaware average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Frederica, 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
Kent 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.
Delaware:

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

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frederica:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Frederica:

34.0%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Frederica:

80.4%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frederica, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$2,710$16,2600$0
Water Supply 1$3,764$45,1681$1,510
Other and Unallocable 1$1,714$20,5680$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,692
Totals for Government 4$8,188$24,5642$3,202

Frederica government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($149.59)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($114.25)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($100.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000 ($87.16)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($65.96)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($56.54)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($41.22)
    Electric Utilities: $19,000 ($22.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($17.67)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($17.67)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($10.60)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $131,000 ($154.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($22.38)

Frederica government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($140.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $68,000 ($80.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000 ($76.56)
    Rents: $42,000 ($49.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($7.07)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($183.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($16.49)
  • Tax - Property: $161,000 ($189.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000 ($18.85)

Frederica government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $414,000 ($487.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000 ($447.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($40.05)

Frederica government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($652.53)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Frederica:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frederica:

  • 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.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Frederica:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • 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.)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)

Frederica fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 1997 10:54 PM, Sr12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1989 03:10 AM, K389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 84.8mTotal length
  • 108,560Total average daily traffic
  • 9,240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,381Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Frederica, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Frederica, DE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Frederica)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 911 Frederica Road (Lat: 38.999722 Lon: -75.462361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPWE558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/29/2022, Certifier: Gerald M Johnston, Registrant: Magnumelectronics, 927 Horsepond Rd, Dover, DE 19901, Phone: (302) 734-9250, Fax: (302) 734-1056, Email:
  • Lat: 39.013889 Lon: -75.507778, Call Sign: WPZS815, Licensee ID: L00445747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.837 MHz, 456.837 MHz, 461.387 MHz, 461.637 MHz, 466.387 MHz, 466.637 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2014, Expiration Date: 03/05/2024, Certifier: Michael Stone, Registrant: American Industrial & Marine Electronics Inc, 3980 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901, Phone: (302) 678-3657, Fax: (302) 678-8350
  • Lat: 39.007056 Lon: -75.465139, Call Sign: WREK940,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2019, Expiration Date: 10/24/2029, Certifier: Jose D Mena, Registrant: Kamstrup Water Metering, LLC, 245 Hembree Park Drive, Ste. 110, Roswell, GA 30076, Phone: (404) 835-6716

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Frederica, Lat: 39.013889 Lon: -75.507778, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 69.8 m, Overall height: 75.9 m, Call Sign: WQPH691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 05/22/2022, Certifier: Ermanno Dilorenzo, Registrant: Baycomm, Inc., 1016 Talon Lane, Wilmington, DE 19807, Phone: (302) 540-4445, Fax: (302) 575-1201, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frederica)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: VARGA AIRCRAFT CORP. 2150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5077V , Serial Number: VAC-66-77, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ron Adams, 183 Glenhurst Dr, Frederica, DE 19946
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8917M , Serial Number: D-7322, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Aero Flite Del Inc, 3240 Barratts Chapel Rd, Frederica, DE 19946

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2004, and the least - 9 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Frederica, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.8%), and Outside Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Frederica, DE
    • 16148.8%Structure Fires
    • 8425.5%Outside Fires
    • 4513.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4012.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frederica, DE
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Frederica, DE
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Frederica, DE
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 34.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Wood


Frederica compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
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  • Cliff E. Willey (2)
  • Thad H. Fredrickson (1)
  • Jeffrey Lewis Roushey (1)
  • Michael Kalmon (1)
  • Anshu Dixit (1)
  • Michael Williamson (1)
  • Stephen Emerson Scarborough (1)
  • Roderick W. Accetta (1)
  • Daniel James Gleeson (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.