For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:
For population 15 years and over in Greenwood town:
18 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $491 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (55.9 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (65.2 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (85.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Farmington, DE (2.1 miles) , Bridgeville, DE (2.1 miles ), Harrington, DE (2.9 miles ), Houston, DE (3.0 miles ), Ellendale, DE (3.0 miles ), Seaford, DE (3.4 miles ), Milford, DE (3.4 miles ), Blades, DE (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 38.81 N, Longitude: 75.59 W
Area code: 302
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Crime rate in Greenwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+42.6%).
Work and jobs in Greenwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Greenwood, Delaware
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Greenwood town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Greenwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Earle D. Willey - Lawyer, Simeon S. Pennewill - Politician.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00468. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenwood and their reported violations in the past:GREENWOOD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WEBB ACRES MINI MARKET INC (Population served: 433, Groundwater):
Past health violations:PEGGY'S FAMILY RESTAURANT (Address: 9634 Hickory Ln. , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:COUNTRY REST HOME (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:CUSTOM DECORATIVE MOLDING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenwood that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.6%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Greenwood compared to Delaware state average:
Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Greenwood (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
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Adult obesity rate:
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Greenwood fatal accident list:
Aug 20, 1987 09:45 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $103,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,410
Total average daily truck traffic: 470
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 9,467
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenwood)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.