Georgetown, Delaware

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Population in 2013: 6,766 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.7%
Males: 3,810  (56.3%)
Females: 2,956  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  29.2 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19947.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,119 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$42,119
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,410 (it was $15,288 in 2000)

Georgetown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $236,012 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$236,012
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $232,085; Detached houses: $231,365

Median gross rent in 2012: $995.

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  • Hispanic - 2,784 (42.1%)
  • White alone - 2,477 (37.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,004 (15.2%)
  • Other race alone - 325 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 192 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 128 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Georgetown: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.4%), Irish (7.1%), German (6.5%), United States (3.0%), Scottish (1.3%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 52 feet

Land area: 4.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,638 people per square mile   (low).

Georgetown,DE real estate house value index trend

Georgetown, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown town:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1,750 residents are foreign born

This town:  26.5%
Delaware:  8.2%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 147 registered sex offenders living in Georgetown, Delaware as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Georgetown to the number of sex offenders is 45 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $823 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $919 (0.4%)

Georgetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (58.2 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (78.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (91.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Milton, DE (2.7 miles ), Ellendale, DE (2.9 miles ), Millsboro, DE (2.9 miles ), Bridgeville, DE (3.5 miles ), Dagsboro, DE (3.5 miles ), Blades, DE (3.5 miles ), Seaford, DE (3.6 miles ), Greenwood, DE (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 75.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,431 (+67.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 917 (29.9%)

Area code: 302

Georgetown household income distribution Georgetown home values distribution

Property values in Georgetown, DE


Crime rates in Georgetown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.020.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 7354106889664
per 100,000 148.462.7104.081.8202.9120.7161.2154.0170.6112.992.560.6
Robberies 172127232828422919162023
per 100,000 360.4439.0561.3470.6568.2563.5846.1558.1360.1301.1308.3348.7
Assaults 322243345750432730243133
per 100,000 678.4459.9894.0695.71156.71006.2866.2519.6568.5451.7477.8500.3
Burglaries 829989846152817071756267
per 100,000 1738.42069.41850.31718.81237.81046.51631.71347.21345.51411.6955.61015.8
Thefts 158158169149176164152191174199252230
per 100,000 3349.63302.73513.53048.93571.43300.53062.03675.93297.33745.53884.13487.0
Auto thefts 1125111391010111351211
per 100,000 233.2522.6228.7266.0182.6201.2201.5211.7246.494.1185.0166.8
Arson 000001000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.020.10.00.00.00.00.015.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 589.6548.7665.4564.2748.3637.2786.2604.4559.2488.1462.1441.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Georgetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Delaware average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +660 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (24%)
  • Food processing workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Georgetown, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is below Delaware state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Georgetown town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Georgetown-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 118.6 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 156.7 miles away from Georgetown 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 118.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 328.2 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 274.3 miles away from Georgetown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 368.0 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 Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Georgetown topographic map

Birthplace of: Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert - Union Army general Army general, Charles C. Stockley - Politician, Daniel J. Layton - Judge, Thomas Robinson, Jr. - Politician, Wilbur L. Adams - Lawyer, Willard Saulsbury, Jr. - Politician, Costen Shockley - Baseball player, Will Holland (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Georgetown:

  • DELAWARE HOSPICE, INC GEORGETOWN (600 N DUPONT HWY, 20167 OFFICE CIRCLE)
  • STOCKLEY CENTER (26351 PATRIOTS WAY)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MID SUSSEX COUNTY (34 GEORGETOWN PLAZA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (21309 BERLIN ROAD)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (20232 ENNIS ROAD)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (205 E. MARKET STREET)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (110 W. NORTH STREET)

Airports located in Georgetown:

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College/University in Georgetown:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (Full-time enrollment: 3,159; Location: Route 18, Seashore Highway PO Box 610; Public; Website: https://www.dtcc.edu/our-campuses/georgetown)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Georgetown:

  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 23 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 27 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware State University (about 36 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 37 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 37 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 55 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 63 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public high schools in Georgetown:

Private high schools in Georgetown:

  • DELMARVA CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 21150 AIRPORT RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • JESUS IS LORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 40 INGRAMTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Georgetown:

Private elementary/middle school in Georgetown:

  • THE JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 22051 WILSON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Georgetown, School District: INDIAN RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT

Libraries in Georgetown:

  • SUSSEX COUNTY DEPT. OF LIBRARIES (Operating income: $2,583,550; Location: 9 S. DUPONT HIGHWAY; 110,795 books; 7,637 audio materials; 11,799 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 38 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 890 print serial subscriptions)
  • GEORGETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $295,771; Location: 10 WEST PINE STREET; 22,569 books; 317 audio materials; 914 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Georgetown: Georgetown Wastewater Reclamation Facility (A), Georgetown Fire Company Incorporated (B), Sussex County Sheriff's Office (C), Georgetown Town Hall (D), Sussex County Courthouse (E), Georgetown Public Library (F), Cheer Community Center (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Food City Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Georgetown include: First Baptist Church (A), Wesleyan Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Prospect African Methodist Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Delaware Aviation Museum Foundation (21513 Rudder Lane), Georgetown Historical Society (Museums; 510 South Bedford Street), Sussex County Convention & Tourism Commission (103 West Pine Street).

Hotels: Best Value Inn Georgetown (313 North Dupont Hwy), Knights Inn Georgetown (313 N Dupont Hwy).

Courts: Delaware State - Clerk's Office- Court Of Common Pleas- Sussex County Automated Informa (34 The Circle), Sussex Teen Court Inc (11 The Circle), Delaware State - Justice Of The Peace Court- Criminal Courts- Court No 14-Dui & Tru (5 East Pine Street), Delaware State Justice Of Peace Courts Court 14 Fax (5 East Pine), Delaware State - Superior Court- Sussex County- Accounting & Jury (Courthouse), Delaware State - Supreme Court- Justice Randy J Holland (Chancery Building), Delaware State Courts Sussex County Superior Court Fax Line (The Circle), Delaware State Courts Sussex County Chancery Court (34 The Circle), Delaware State - Family Court- Sussex County- Information Automated Sy (22 The Circle).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 89.6. This is worse than average.

City:

89.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01468

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

SUSSEX TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2009)
SUSSEX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 1,450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2005)
STOCKLEY MEDICAL CTR (MARYANN COVERDALE) (Address: Stockley Center , Population served: 454, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
AVALON WOODS OWNERS ASSOC INC (Population served: 306, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2013)
COUNTY SEAT GARDENS (Address: 58 Garden Circle , Population served: 297, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2009)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SUSSEX PINES COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2014), St Boil Water Order (FEB-17-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2008), St Public Notif issued (MAY-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2008), St Public Notif issued (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
SHADY OAK TRAILER COURT (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
FISH HOOK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2007)

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

  • GEORGETOWN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PERDUE INC (Population served: 1,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOCKLEY CENTER (Address: Stockley Center , Population served: 295, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Population served: 138, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOLIDAY ACRES, LLC (Population served: 132, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP BARNES INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTS AT THE BEACH SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHSIDE PROFESSIONAL CENTER (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTS AT THE BEACH SYSTEM 3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTS AT THE BEACH SYSTEM 5 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.6% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.4 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Georgetown in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Georgetown in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Georgetown, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Georgetown compared to Delaware state average:

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

Banks with branches in Georgetown (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Georgetown Center Walk-Up Branch at 7 West Market Street, branch established on 2011/05/16; Georgetown Branch at 22205 Dupont Blvd, branch established on 1963/11/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Georgetown Branch at 13 The Circle, branch established on 1964/04/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Georgetown Branch at 21035 Dupont Blvd, branch established on 1979/04/05. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • County Bank: Georgetown Branch at 13 North Bedford Street, branch established on 1999/09/24. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $333.1 mil, Deposits: $294.9 mil, headquarters in Rehoboth Beach, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cb Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Georgetown Branch at 20915 Dupont Blvd, branch established on 1996/01/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Georgetown, Delaware:

  • Best Value Inn Georgetown, 313 N Dupont Hwy, Georgetown, DE 19947 , Phone: (302) 856-7532, Fax: (302) 856-3674
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 20530 Dupont Blvd, Georgetown, DE 19947 , Phone: (302) 854-9400, Fax: (302) 855-9121
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Georgetown, Delaware

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Georgetown town (based on Sussex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here: 31.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.7%24.8%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations42.9%3.3%7.6%6.0%4.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.7%1.6%1.4%11.7%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$9,354$56,1240$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,154$53,1700$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$74,420$63,7890$0
Police - Other 2$6,134$36,8040$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,220$44,4401$1,696
Sewerage 4$15,028$45,0840$0
Water Supply 2$6,896$41,3760$0
Totals for Government 35$156,206$53,5561$1,696

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $698,000 ($103.16)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($18.77)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($8.87)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($6.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,766,000 ($261.01)
    Water Utilities: $762,000 ($112.62)
    Sewerage: $668,000 ($98.73)
    Central Staff Services: $378,000 ($55.87)
    Regular Highways: $316,000 ($46.70)
    Financial Administration: $207,000 ($30.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $205,000 ($30.30)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($8.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000 ($58.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $472,000 ($69.76)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($31.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,898,000 ($280.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $205,000 ($30.30)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,427,000 ($210.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $234,000 ($34.58)
    All Other: $186,000 ($27.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $276,000 ($40.79)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($9.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,114,000 ($164.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $528,000 ($78.04)
    Highways: $234,000 ($34.58)
    General Local Government Support: $183,000 ($27.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,008,000 ($148.98)
    Other License: $774,000 ($114.40)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $682,000 ($100.80)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $144,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,267,000 ($1813.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,126,000 ($1792.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000 ($56.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $243,000 ($35.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,790,000 ($560.15)

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, DE  0.68% ($31,255 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.38% ($40,062)
from Worcester County, MD  0.17% ($36,023)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.73% ($31,909 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.31% ($26,704)
to Worcester County, MD  0.13% ($30,570)

Strongest AM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Georgetown:

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

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

Georgetown, Delaware:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Delaware average:
  • Fatal accident count: 69
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 32
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 180
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Georgetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Georgetown)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Georgetown, DE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Georgetown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Georgetown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 59
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Georgetown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Georgetown, DE
Most common first names in Georgetown, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11474.2 years
John9671.4 years
Mary9278.3 years
Charles6673.5 years
James6169.3 years
George5873.0 years
Robert5867.9 years
Dorothy4376.7 years
Margaret3674.8 years
Elizabeth3478.0 years
Most common last names in Georgetown, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Short5077.3 years
Wilson4474.8 years
King3978.2 years
Jones3772.8 years
Rogers3576.3 years
Johnson2971.2 years
Hudson2976.7 years
Smith2880.1 years
Mitchell2875.1 years
West2775.4 years
Businesses in Georgetown, DE
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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