Henlopen Acres, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 138 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 59  (43.2%)
Females: 79  (56.8%)
Median resident age:

67.6 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip code: 19971

Estimated median household income in 2017: $130,305 (it was $82,423 in 2000)
Henlopen Acres:

$130,305
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $140,299 (it was $82,091 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $558,800 in 2000)
Henlopen Acres:

over $1,000,000
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Henlopen Acres: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.4%
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  • Races in Henlopen Acres, DE (2010)
    • 11695.1%White alone
    • 54.1%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Asian alone
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Ancestries: English (38.4%), Irish (21.9%), German (8.2%), American (5.5%), Italian (4.1%), Russian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile   (low).

Henlopen Acres, Delaware map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,122 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,773 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (52.4 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (88.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rehoboth Beach, DE (0.8 miles ),
Dewey Beach, DE (1.4 miles ),
Lewes, DE (2.2 miles ),
Long Neck, DE (2.9 miles ),
Millville, DE (3.5 miles ),
Ocean View, DE (3.6 miles ),
Bethany Beach, DE (3.6 miles ),
Milton, DE (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 75.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Henlopen Acres, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Henlopen Acres, DE in 2017

Property values in Henlopen Acres, DE

Henlopen Acres satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+28.7%).
Most common industries in Henlopen Acres, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (25.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (21.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (40.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.5%)
  • Chemicals (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (43.5%)
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Social assistance (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
Most common occupations in Henlopen Acres, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (21.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Media and communications workers (13.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (24.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (24.3%)
  • Engineers (8.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Media and communications workers (21.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (21.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (13.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Registered nurses (8.7%)
  • Teachers, special education (8.7%)

Average climate in Henlopen Acres, Delaware

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
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 5.7 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 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Henlopen Acres-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Henlopen Acres town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henlopen Acres-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 122.1 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 172.3 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 121.2 miles away from Henlopen Acres 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 257.8 miles away from Henlopen Acres 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 339.8 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 363.6 miles away from Henlopen Acres 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).
Henlopen Acres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Henlopen Acres:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REHOBOTH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE)
  • BEEBE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • LEWES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • HARBOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henlopen Acres:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 18 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 34 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware State University (about 41 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 42 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 49 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 50 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

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Church in Henlopen Acres: Religious Society of Friends (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

1.8 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.2%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Henlopen Acres:

Marital status in Henlopen Acres, DE
  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 73.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Henlopen Acres:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Delaware average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Henlopen Acres, 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.
State:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Sussex County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Sussex County:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%
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 - Other 4$7,396$22,1882$2,046
Other and Unallocable 3$8,313$33,2521$904
Other Government Administration 1$6,081$72,9722$2,383
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$21,790$32,6855$5,333

Henlopen Acres government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $96,000 ($695.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($514.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $229,000 ($1659.42)
    Regular Highways: $223,000 ($1615.94)
    Central Staff Services: $158,000 ($1144.93)
    Water Utilities: $143,000 ($1036.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($485.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($253.62)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($72.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($21.74)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($14.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($14.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $393,000 ($2847.83)

Henlopen Acres government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $63,000 ($456.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $59,000 ($427.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($21.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($57.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($94.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($855.07)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($86.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($43.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($514.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($108.70)
    Other: $3,000 ($21.74)
  • Tax - Property: $338,000 ($2449.28)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $181,000 ($1311.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,000 ($152.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($144.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($50.72)

Henlopen Acres government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($239.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($239.13)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $7,000 ($50.72)
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,000 ($28.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,761,000 ($12760.87)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henlopen Acres:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henlopen Acres:

  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBNJ (93.1 FM; WILDWOOD CREST, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W219BZ (91.7 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Henlopen Acres:

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Henlopen Acres, DE
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Henlopen Acres, DE
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Henlopen Acres compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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