Harrington, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 3,646 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.9%
 
Males: 1,608  (44.1%)
Females: 2,038  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

28.9 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19952.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,533 (it was $30,945 in 2000)
Harrington:

$43,533
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,752 (it was $15,049 in 2000)

Harrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,619 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Harrington:

$170,619
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $596,259; detached houses: $583,385

Median gross rent in 2017: $851.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrington: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.6%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 63.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harrington, DE (2010)
    • 2,38166.8%White alone
    • 82223.1%Black alone
    • 1835.1%Hispanic
    • 1303.6%Two or more races
    • 270.8%Asian alone
    • 150.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Harrington, Delaware as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrington is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Harrington 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)
1
(31.0)
4
(122.2)
3
(91.6)
3
(90.2)
2
(57.7)
1
(27.9)
2
(55.6)
2
(54.7)
3
(81.1)
5
(133.2)
4
(106.9)
4
(107.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(109.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(123.9)
1
(30.5)
4
(122.1)
6
(180.4)
7
(202.0)
8
(223.5)
5
(139.0)
2
(54.7)
7
(189.3)
4
(106.6)
4
(106.9)
6
(161.3)
4
(108.1)
6
(164.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(526.5)
20
(610.9)
21
(641.0)
29
(871.9)
31
(894.4)
15
(419.0)
22
(611.5)
24
(655.9)
15
(405.7)
15
(399.7)
26
(694.6)
25
(672.2)
17
(459.6)
31
(847.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(929.1)
42
(1,283)
46
(1,404)
54
(1,624)
101
(2,914)
40
(1,117)
47
(1,306)
57
(1,558)
32
(865.6)
22
(586.2)
23
(614.5)
19
(510.9)
17
(459.6)
21
(573.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(2,880)
74
(2,260)
72
(2,198)
102
(3,067)
125
(3,606)
101
(2,821)
121
(3,363)
129
(3,526)
128
(3,462)
102
(2,718)
80
(2,137)
84
(2,259)
99
(2,676)
78
(2,132)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(309.7)
5
(152.7)
7
(213.7)
6
(180.4)
6
(173.1)
6
(167.6)
3
(83.4)
5
(136.6)
3
(81.1)
13
(346.4)
2
(53.4)
7
(188.2)
4
(108.1)
6
(164.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
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)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)372.3421.5441.4551.4647.7377.7441.1452.3408.4395.9389.3410.1272.2444.7

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City-data.com crime index in Harrington, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.55
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (8.6%), German (8.4%), Irish (7.8%), English (5.3%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,823 people per square mile   (low).

Harrington, Delaware map

70 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Delaware:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $877 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $854 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (48.8 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (61.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (77.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Houston, DE (1.9 miles ),
Farmington, DE (2.0 miles),
Felton, DE (2.4 miles ),
Riverview, DE (2.8 miles ),
Milford, DE (2.8 miles ),
Viola, DE (2.9 miles),
Greenwood, DE (2.9 miles ),
Frederica, DE (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 75.57 W

Area code: 302

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

Property values in Harrington, DE

Harrington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrington, DE residents
Average permit cost in Harrington, DE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +731 (+29.9%).
Most common industries in Harrington, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Paper (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Harrington, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Harrington, Delaware

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Harrington, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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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 23.7 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 9.4 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 4.4 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 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00405. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00405
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Harrington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/27/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Harrington city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrington-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 100.3 miles away from Harrington 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 Harrington 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 99.7 miles away from Harrington 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 310.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 353.6 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 282.7 miles away from Harrington 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 Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
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, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrington:

  • 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 13 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; DENTON, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrington:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 19 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 19 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 19 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 41 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Cumberland County College (about 46 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 49 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrington:

See full list of schools located in Harrington

Library in Harrington:

  • HARRINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $165,467; Location: 110 CENTER STREET; 20,631 books; 680 audio materials; 1,878 video materials; 31 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrington: Harrington Fire Company Incorporated Station 50 (A), Harrington Police Department (B), Harrington City Hall (C), Harrington Public Library (D), Harrington Senior Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrington include: Independent Bible Fellowship Church (A), Harrington Baptist Church (B), Bernadettes Catholic Church (C), Calvary Wesleyan Church (D), Asbury United Methodist Church (E), Dover Miracle Revival Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Metropolitan United Methodist Church (H), Saint Paul American Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Harrington Historical Society Museum (110 Fleming Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel of Harrington (Routes 13 & 14), AmericInn Lodge & Suite (1259 Corn Crib Rd), Super 8 Harrington de (17010 South Dupont), Holiday Inn Exp Ste Harrington (17271 South Dupont Highway), AmericInn Motel & Suites (1259 Corn Crib Rd).

Court: Delaware State Justice of Peace Courts Court 6 Fax (35 Cams Fortune Way).

Birthplace of: Bryan Robinson (gridiron football) - Player of and football.

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 Harrington and their reported violations in the past:

HARRINGTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,174, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DELAWARE STATE FAIR (Population served: 2,952, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-11-2008), St Public Notif issued (MAR-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2008)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005)
MESSICK'S MHC LLC SYSTEM 5 (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2013)
MESSICK'S MHC LLC SYSTEM 3 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-24-2012), St Boil Water Order (DEC-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2012), St Boil Water Order (OCT-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-12-2012 to NOV-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
HARRINGTON MOOSE LODGE 534 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2011)

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

  • WHITE OAK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MESSICK'S MHC LLC SYSTEM 4 (Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MESSICK'S MHC LLC SYSTEM 6 (Population served: 63, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MESSICK'S MHC LLC SYSTEM 2 (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Harrington (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Wyoming: Harrington Branch at 7 Commerce Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $288.5 mil, Deposits: $230.3 mil, headquarters in Wyoming, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Wyoming Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Harrington Branch at 1 Clark Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Harrington:

Marital status in Harrington, DE
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Harrington:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Delaware average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrington, 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
Here:

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.
State:

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

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
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
State:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrington:

12.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harrington:

34.6%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Harrington:

55.1%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrington, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 13$39,273$36,2527$1,070
Police Protection - Officers 11$51,772$56,4790$0
Financial Administration 2$6,913$41,4780$0
Fire - Other 2$7,668$46,0080$0
Local Libraries 2$6,377$38,2622$2,086
Other and Unallocable 1$7,619$91,4281$675
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$119,622$46,30510$3,831

Harrington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $792,000 ($217.22)
    General Public Buildings: $392,000 ($107.52)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($17.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($9.60)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($6.03)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($5.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($3.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000 ($296.22)
    Sewerage: $604,000 ($165.66)
    Central Staff Services: $455,000 ($124.79)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($88.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000 ($65.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($49.37)
    Libraries: $176,000 ($48.27)
    Financial Administration: $162,000 ($44.43)
    Water Utilities: $162,000 ($44.43)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($41.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000 ($38.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $131,000 ($35.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($37.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $214,000 ($58.69)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($12.62)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($7.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,536,000 ($421.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($7.95)

Harrington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,645,000 ($451.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $242,000 ($66.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000 ($30.44)
    Other: $33,000 ($9.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $376,000 ($103.13)
    Highways: $71,000 ($19.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $59,000 ($16.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $332,000 ($91.06)
    Sale of Property: $130,000 ($35.66)
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000 ($25.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000 ($6.31)
    Rents: $18,000 ($4.94)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $512,000 ($140.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $249,000 ($68.29)
    Highways: $142,000 ($38.95)
  • Tax - Property: $1,105,000 ($303.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $175,000 ($48.00)
    Public Utility License: $41,000 ($11.25)

Harrington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,865,000 ($2157.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,814,000 ($2143.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,605,000 ($714.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,554,000 ($700.49)

Harrington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,823,000 ($1048.55)

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)
Businesses in Harrington, DE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrington:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrington:

  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Harrington:

  • 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)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Harrington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • $750,000Total costs
  • 13,774Total average daily traffic
  • 973Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,415Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harrington, DE)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 680 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW306C (6040 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 402SF , Serial Number: 680-0211, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Schiff Farms Inc, 16054 S Dupont Hwy, Harrington, DE 19952
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9311J , Serial Number: 28-3404, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William J Jr Fibelkorn, 2799 Whiteleysburg Rd, Harrington, DE 19952, Other Owners: Debra L Fibelkorn
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 450M , Serial Number: P21000631, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Imperial Sales Inc, Rr 3 Box 218a, Harrington, DE 19952
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54541 , Serial Number: 242HO
    Registrant (Corporation): Harrington Airport Inc, , Harrington, DE 19952
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/27/2016
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6921S , Serial Number: 15067621, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin R Russell, 1196 Jackson Ditch Rd, Harrington, DE 19952
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/22/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$174,0572$95,4557$148,5511$99,2201$91,1801$41,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$144,8100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$124,1251$68,3206$147,4721$18,7700$02$51,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$177,2800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$155,6700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0430.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$147,6201$88,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0430.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrington, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrington, DE - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 74 took place in 2002, and the least - 14 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrington, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.3%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrington, DE
    • 33949.3%Structure Fires
    • 22933.3%Outside Fires
    • 8912.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 314.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrington, DE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrington, Delaware:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1259 Corn Crib Rd, Harrington, Delaware 19952 , Phone: (302) 398-3900, Fax: (302) 398-4300
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 17271 S Dupont Hwy, Harrington, Delaware 19952 , Phone: (302) 398-8800, Fax: (302) 398-8260
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrington, Delaware
Most common first names in Harrington, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7573.6 years
John6371.1 years
Mary6078.8 years
James3971.2 years
George3469.5 years
Harry3373.5 years
Charles3374.1 years
Anna2785.3 years
Robert2776.0 years
Margaret2776.4 years
Most common last names in Harrington, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3973.4 years
Brown3676.6 years
Minner2276.5 years
Messick2070.2 years
Hopkins1974.6 years
Dill1882.2 years
Taylor1878.2 years
Scott1674.2 years
Baker1677.4 years
Johnson1674.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrington, DE
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 13.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrington, DE
  • 68.3%Electricity
  • 18.9%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Harrington compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.