Harrington, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 3,704 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 1,761  (47.5%)
Females: 1,943  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  26.1 years
Delaware median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 19952.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,936 (it was $30,945 in 2000)
Harrington:

$37,936
DE:

$57,846

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,136 (it was $15,049 in 2000)

Harrington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $142,353 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Harrington:

$142,353
DE:

$226,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $732.

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  • Races in Harrington, DE (2010)

    Harrington races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrington: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.9%), English (12.6%), German (12.4%), United States (6.0%), French (4.3%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,852 people per square mile   (low).

Harrington,DE real estate house value index trend

Harrington, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Harrington:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrington city:

  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

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

This city:

2.2%
Delaware:

5.7%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Harrington, Delaware as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrington to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $773 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $425 (0.3%)

Harrington satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 75.57 W

Area code: 302

Harrington household income distribution Harrington home values distribution

Property values in Harrington, DE


Crime rates in Harrington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2351433212235
per 100,000 61.194.3155.731.0122.291.690.257.727.955.654.781.1133.2
Robberies 3234146785274
per 100,000 91.762.893.4123.930.5122.1180.4202.0223.5139.054.7189.3106.6
Assaults 1316917202129311522241515
per 100,000 397.4502.7280.3526.5610.9641.0871.9894.4419.0611.5655.9405.7399.7
Burglaries 231521304246541014047573222
per 100,000 703.1471.3654.0929.11,282.81,404.21,623.62,914.01,117.31,306.31,557.8865.6586.2
Thefts 91100112937472102125101121129128102
per 100,000 2,782.03,141.73,488.02,880.12,260.22,197.83,066.73,606.52,821.23,363.03,525.63,462.32,717.8
Auto thefts 5910105766635313
per 100,000 152.9282.8311.4309.7152.7213.7180.4173.1167.683.4136.681.1346.4
Arson 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 323.7370.4412.6366.6415.2434.7543.1638.0372.0434.4445.5402.3390.0

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

Crime rate in Harrington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Delaware average:

2.35
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +731 (+29.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Harrington, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 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 Harrington 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 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 Kent County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, 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

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

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)

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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).

Kent 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 2013 was 86.7. This is about average.

City:

86.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 52.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Harrington, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Delaware average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harrington city (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$17,212$41,3091$1,603
Police Protection - Officers 12$50,893$50,8930$0
Firefighters 2$6,908$41,4480$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,412$36,8240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,791$28,7460$0
Local Libraries 2$5,925$35,5502$2,134
Other and Unallocable 1$2,761$33,1320$0
Totals for Government 30$106,902$42,7613$3,737

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $819,000 ($221.11)
    Sewerage: $403,000 ($108.80)
    Central Staff Services: $291,000 ($78.56)
    Water Utilities: $205,000 ($55.35)
    Financial Administration: $194,000 ($52.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $166,000 ($44.82)
    Libraries: $156,000 ($42.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($39.69)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($32.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($21.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($16.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $35,000 ($9.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $261,000 ($70.46)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($21.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,207,000 ($325.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($37.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $698,000 ($188.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($47.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000 ($38.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,000 ($17.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $41,000 ($11.07)
    Education: $37,000 ($9.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $453,000 ($122.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $288,000 ($77.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000 ($12.15)
    Rents: $26,000 ($7.02)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000 ($86.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $186,000 ($50.22)
    Public Welfare: $112,000 ($30.24)
    All Other: $48,000 ($12.96)
    Education: $41,000 ($11.07)
  • Tax - Property: $885,000 ($238.93)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $149,000 ($40.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,312,000 ($894.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,264,000 ($881.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,000 ($39.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($27.00)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $41,000 ($11.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $735,000 ($198.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $240,000 ($64.79)

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.21% ($37,860 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($35,747)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.09% ($35,772)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,634 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.26%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Castle County, DE  1.01% ($36,003 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($27,250)
to Cecil County, MD  0.06% ($35,889)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 9,897Total average daily traffic
  • 580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,181Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Harrington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrington, DE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrington, Delaware:

  • Americinn Lodge & 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
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

Harrington compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • 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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  • Anthony R. Moyer (1)
  • Nikki Sparacino (1)
  • Michael Robert Grimes (1)
  • Glenn M. Sharp (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2016.