Greenwood, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 1,097 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.1%
 
Males: 496  (45.3%)
Females: 601  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19950.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,262 (it was $35,588 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$56,262
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,787 (it was $13,918 in 2000)

Greenwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $206,837 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$206,837
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: $966.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenwood: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.1% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Greenwood, DE (2010)
    • 66768.6%White alone
    • 19219.7%Black alone
    • 788.0%Hispanic
    • 303.1%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Greenwood, Delaware as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenwood is 40 to 1.


Crime rates in Greenwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.9)
1
(98.3)
3
(289.0)
1
(94.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(268.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(224.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.9)
1
(109.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(101.7)
1
(99.9)
1
(98.3)
1
(96.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.0)
2
(224.5)
1
(110.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(214.8)
2
(203.5)
2
(199.8)
6
(590.0)
5
(481.7)
3
(282.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(271.5)
1
(89.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(561.8)
2
(224.0)
7
(785.6)
1
(110.9)
2
(218.8)
17
(1,826)
11
(1,119)
9
(899.1)
8
(786.6)
10
(963.4)
4
(376.3)
2
(184.2)
9
(814.5)
5
(448.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(2,697)
19
(2,128)
12
(1,347)
7
(776.1)
17
(1,860)
25
(2,685)
19
(1,933)
13
(1,299)
20
(1,967)
28
(2,697)
18
(1,693)
19
(1,750)
16
(1,448)
10
(896.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(561.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(218.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.9)
1
(98.3)
1
(96.3)
1
(94.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)192.1190.4153.894.2140.0278.2226.9272.7367.7539.5233.382.9196.4307.3

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City-data.com crime index in Greenwood, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), English (8.3%), Italian (7.2%), American (6.5%), Irish (4.2%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1991

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,661 people per square mile   (low).

Greenwood, Delaware map

100 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America).

This town:

7.3%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $903 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $675 (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

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

Property values in Greenwood, DE

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

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+42.6%).
Most common industries in Greenwood, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Food (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.0%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Greenwood, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)

Average climate in Greenwood, 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 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
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 23.1 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 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00406. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00406
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 38% 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 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 108.0 miles away from Greenwood 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 151.4 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 107.5 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 314.6 miles away from Greenwood center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 361.8 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 284.2 miles away from Greenwood 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).
Greenwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Greenwood:

  • COUNTRY REST HOME (HICKMAN RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Greenwood:

  • MILFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • LOFLAND PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • METHODIST MANOR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)

Airports located in Greenwood:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwood:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 13 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 27 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 28 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 31 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 42 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 50 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public high school in Greenwood:

Private high school in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 12802 MENNONITE SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Greenwood:

  • WOODBRIDGE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 400 GOVERNORS AVE, Grades: PK-2)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Greenwood: Greenwood Police Department (A), Greenwood Town Hall (B), Greenwood Public Library (C), Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Number 1 Incorporated (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Earle D. Willey - Lawyer, Simeon S. Pennewill - 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 Greenwood and their reported violations in the past:

GREENWOOD WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: Town Office , Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2005)
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 (MAR-30-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2006)
GREENWOOD MENNONITE SCHOOL (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2012)
DELAWARE ELECTRIC CO-OP (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
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-08-2007)
RHOND'S HOUSE OF TREATS (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2008)
GREENWOOD COUNTRY RETIREMENT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)

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

  • COUNTRY REST HOME (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.0%
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: 1.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • Discover Bank: at 502 E. Market Street, branch established on 1911/08/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67,778.5 mil, Deposits: $39,601.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Credit-Card Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Discover Financial Services

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood:

Marital status in Greenwood, DE
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greenwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenwood, 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
This county:

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.
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
This county:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greenwood:

47.6%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Greenwood:

29.2
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Greenwood:

21.3%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Greenwood:

33.1%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenwood:

79.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenwood, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,333$61,9982$2,688
Other Government Administration 1$6,533$78,3966$2,576
Water Supply 1$3,198$38,3761$1,156
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$20,064$60,1929$6,420

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 Greenwood, DE

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 4
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • 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.)

Greenwood fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2015 06:58 PM, Blacksmith Shop Road, Staytonville Road, Lat: 38.838061, Lon: -75.505019, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1987 09:45 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.6mTotal length
  • $353,000Total costs
  • 9,912Total average daily traffic
  • 684Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,462Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Us 13 1 Mi S (Lat: 38.791778 Lon: -75.591306), Call Sign: KGA230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.725 MHz, 158.190 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022, Registrant: American Electronics Inc., 3980 N. Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901, Phone: (302) 678-3657, Fax: (302) 678-8350, Email:
  • GREENWOOD, DE, Lat: 38.801667 Lon: -75.675833, Call Sign: WQQQ259,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Larry Murphy, Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:
  • GREENWOOD, DE, Lat: 38.801667 Lon: -75.675833, Call Sign: WQWJ316, Licensee ID: L00273650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.787 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2015, Expiration Date: 09/12/2025, Certifier: Brian Mcnamara, Registrant: Aclara Technologies LLC, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:
  • Lat: 38.810722 Lon: -75.564667, Call Sign: WRAC533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2017, Expiration Date: 10/10/2027, Certifier: Everett Warfel, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sussex, DE, 14198 Sussex Hwy (Lat: 38.795833 Lon: -75.598056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.5 m, Call Sign: WPRX234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.268 MHz, 941.268 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Certifier: David Shapely, Registrant: American Electronics, 3980 N. Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901, Phone: (302) 678-3657, Fax: (302) 678-8350, Email:
  • 1SU5641D, P.O. Box F Route 16 East (Lat: 38.805250 Lon: -75.582028), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQWY915,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2016, Expiration Date: 01/04/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenwood)

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 36. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Greenwood, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.3%), and Outside Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greenwood, DE
    • 31651.3%Structure Fires
    • 22236.0%Outside Fires
    • 6310.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 152.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenwood, DE
Most common first names in Greenwood, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5574.0 years
Mary4379.9 years
John3573.6 years
James2674.5 years
Robert2570.7 years
Charles2075.1 years
George1974.2 years
Anna1683.3 years
Ruth1374.1 years
Dorothy1275.2 years
Most common last names in Greenwood, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3574.4 years
Willey2173.6 years
Johnson1778.5 years
Webb1677.5 years
Jones1376.1 years
Miller1378.9 years
Breeding1277.5 years
Taylor1172.2 years
Reynolds1179.7 years
Tucker1080.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenwood, DE
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 24.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenwood, DE
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 24.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Greenwood compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting 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 significantly below state average.

Greenwood on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #60 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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