Leipsic, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 79  (40.8%)
Females: 116  (59.2%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19901.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,419 (it was $37,656 in 2000)
Leipsic:

$39,419
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,443 (it was $13,825 in 2000)

Leipsic town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,268 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Leipsic:

$132,268
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $130,138; Detached houses: $137,000; Mobile homes: $59,555

Median gross rent in 2016: $958.

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  • Races in Leipsic, DE (2010)

    Leipsic races chart
    • 15584.7%White alone
    • 168.7%Hispanic
    • 52.7%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 31.6%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leipsic: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.0%), English (13.3%), Italian (11.7%), Irish (3.3%), French Canadian (1.7%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 694 people per square mile   (low).

Leipsic,DE real estate house value index trend

Leipsic, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Leipsic:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leipsic town:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Delaware:

8.8%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Leipsic, Delaware as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Leipsic to the number of sex offenders is 74 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $850 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $572 (0.4%)

Leipsic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (31.6 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (56.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cheswold, DE (2.0 miles ), Dover, DE (2.3 miles ), Smyrna, DE (2.5 miles ), Little Creek, DE (2.5 miles) , Clayton, DE (2.7 miles ), Kent Acres, DE (2.7 miles ), Rodney Village, DE (2.8 miles ), Kenton, DE (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.24 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Leipsic household income distribution Leipsic home values distribution

Property values in Leipsic, DE

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (56%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Leipsic, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leipsic-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Leipsic town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 36.7 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leipsic-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% 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 80.3 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 79.6 miles away from Leipsic 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 300.5 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 172.6 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 331.6 miles away from Leipsic 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 278.8 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 (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).
Leipsic topographic map

Birthplace of: William Jackson Palmer - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Leipsic: William J. Palmer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Leipsic:

  • SAINTS HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • SILVER LAKE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • CADIA REHABILITATION CAPITOL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPITAL F/T CHRONICALLY ILL (DHCI) (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SMYRNA, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leipsic:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 4 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 4 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Cumberland County College (about 29 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wilmington University (about 31 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 33 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 35 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 39 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)

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Notable location: Leipsic Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Leipsic: Roby United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Roby United Methodist Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.312. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.312
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.659. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.659
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00677. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00677
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.6%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.3%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Delaware average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leipsic town (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:
Leipsic:

45.5%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leipsic:

39.9%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Leipsic:

29.1
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leipsic:

26.4%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leipsic:

11.1%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Leipsic:

53.4%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Leipsic:

76.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leipsic, 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

Leipsic government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $36,000 ($184.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($143.59)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($82.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($56.41)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($25.64)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($148.72)

Leipsic government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($128.21)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($20.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($128.21)
    General Support: $9,000 ($46.15)
    Highways: $6,000 ($30.77)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($112.82)

Leipsic government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($153.85)

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 Leipsic:

  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leipsic:

  • 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)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Leipsic:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $3,676,000Total costs
  • 1,610Total average daily traffic
  • 129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,745Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)

Leipsic compared to Delaware state average:

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