Millsboro, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 4,365 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +85.0%
Males: 2,145  (49.2%)
Females: 2,220  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19966.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,284 (it was $27,379 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$43,284
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,904 (it was $15,157 in 2000)

Millsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $232,379 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$232,379
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $244,534; detached houses: $299,168; townhouses or other attached units: $179,664; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,265; mobile homes: $64,930

Median gross rent in 2017: $805.

March 2019 cost of living index in Millsboro: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 45.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Millsboro, DE (2010)
    • 2,68269.2%White alone
    • 68217.6%Black alone
    • 2526.5%Hispanic
    • 1293.3%Asian alone
    • 1102.8%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Millsboro, Delaware as of August 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Millsboro is 41 to 1.


Crime rates in Millsboro 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)
4
(158.7)
1
(39.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
4
(146.8)
3
(106.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
2
(48.8)
3
(71.7)
4
(93.3)
2
(45.8)
5
(112.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(79.4)
4
(157.8)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(220.3)
1
(35.3)
7
(178.7)
6
(150.6)
1
(24.9)
7
(170.6)
4
(95.6)
7
(163.3)
5
(114.5)
1
(22.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(873.0)
8
(315.6)
23
(908.4)
9
(351.6)
21
(770.9)
20
(706.5)
11
(280.8)
17
(426.6)
12
(298.7)
19
(463.2)
9
(215.2)
9
(210.0)
8
(183.2)
5
(112.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(1,151)
45
(1,775)
26
(1,027)
39
(1,523)
27
(991.2)
26
(918.4)
32
(817.0)
28
(702.6)
41
(1,020)
20
(487.6)
16
(382.6)
16
(373.3)
10
(229.0)
13
(292.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(3,730)
93
(3,669)
117
(4,621)
144
(5,625)
105
(3,855)
110
(3,886)
164
(4,187)
112
(2,811)
133
(3,310)
176
(4,291)
141
(3,372)
161
(3,756)
173
(3,962)
161
(3,627)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(277.8)
6
(236.7)
3
(118.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(110.1)
6
(211.9)
1
(25.5)
5
(125.5)
6
(149.3)
6
(146.3)
4
(95.6)
2
(46.7)
1
(22.9)
5
(112.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
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
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)577.4432.0459.7433.2570.1473.3336.5302.1302.9400.3298.4345.8284.0294.0

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City-data.com crime index in Millsboro, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (16.8%), Irish (9.7%), German (7.9%), English (6.7%), Italian (1.9%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 2,530 people per square mile   (average).

Millsboro, Delaware map

344 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

This town:

7.8%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,472 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,039 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (63.4 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (86.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dagsboro, DE (1.9 miles ),
Frankford, DE (2.4 miles ),
Long Neck, DE (2.8 miles ),
Georgetown, DE (2.9 miles ),
Selbyville, DE (3.1 miles ),
Millville, DE (3.2 miles ),
Ocean View, DE (3.3 miles ),
Bishopville, MD (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.59 N, Longitude: 75.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,855 (+64.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 325 (16.0%)

Area code: 302

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

Property values in Millsboro, DE

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

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +672 (+39.8%).
Most common industries in Millsboro, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Food (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Millsboro, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Millsboro, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Millsboro, 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 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
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 14.7 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 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Millsboro-area historical tornado activity is below Delaware state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the Millsboro town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Millsboro-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 126.8 miles away from Millsboro 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 158.1 miles away from Millsboro 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 126.1 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 336.5 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 270.3 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 374.3 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 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).
Millsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Millsboro:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (231 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • CADIA REHABILITATION RENAISSANCE (26002 JOHN J WILLIAMS HIGHWAY)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MILLSBORO (30164 COMMERCE DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Millsboro:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 10 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 19 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 24 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 34 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 44 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 45 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Cumberland County College (about 61 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public elementary/middle schools in Millsboro:

See full list of schools located in Millsboro

Library in Millsboro:

  • MILLSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $259,970; Location: 217 WEST STATE STREET; 32,230 books; 1,142 audio materials; 2,784 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Millsboro: Town of Millsboro Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Millsboro Police Department (B), Millsboro Public Library (C), Millsboro Town Hall (D), Millsboro Fire Company Incorporated (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Millsboro Town Square Shopping Center (1), Mid Sussex Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Millsboro include: Saint Luke Baptist Church (A), Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Grace United Methodist Church (C), Wesleyan Church (D), Saint Marks Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Order United American Men Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Millsboro Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cow Bridge Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Millsboro include: W B Atkins Memorial Park (1), Cupola Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Nanticoke Indian Museum (Oak Orchard Intrsctn), Captain Tom's Charters (Tours & Charters; Road 297).

Hotel: Hickman's Motel (Route 113).

Court: Delaware State - Justice Of The Peace Court- Criminal Courts- Court (553 East Dupont Highway).

Birthplace of: Elisha D. Cullen - Politician, Broadway Jones - Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Millsboro and their reported violations in the past:

MILLSBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Trichloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOLLY LAKE CAMPSITES SYSTEM 2 (Population served: 1,644, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2007), St Public Notif issued (SEP-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2007)
MOUNTAIRE-MILLSBORO (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2013)
HOLLY LAKE CAMPSITES SYSTEM 3 (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-2005 and NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2005), St Public Notif issued (SEP-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2005)
HOLLY LAKE CAMPSITES SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 801, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2007), St Public Notif issued (SEP-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2007)
CAPE WINDSOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION INC (Population served: 640, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
LONG NECK VILLAGE (Population served: 345, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2009)
COUNTRY LIVING MOBILE COURT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2010)

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

  • ARBYS - LEWES (Population served: 675, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWNS HIDEAWAY SYSTEM #1 (Population served: 336, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPLASH BAY SHORE DAY SCHOOL (Population served: 115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 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:

8.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
130 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Millsboro (2011 data):

  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Millsboro Branch at 26644 Center View Drive, branch established on 2009/05/18; Long Neck Branch at 25926 Plaza Drive, branch established on 2006/09/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Millsboro Branch at 28529 Dupont Boulevard, branch established on 1972/03/01; Millsboro Branch at 499 Mitchell Street, branch established on 2003/07/01. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Millsboro Branch at 104 Main Street, branch established on 1907/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • County Bank: Long Neck Branch at 25933 School Lane, branch established on 1991/07/15. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $333.1 mil, Deposits: $294.9 mil, headquarters in Rehoboth Beach, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cb Financial Corporation
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Millsboro Branch at 28581 Dupont Boulevard, branch established on 1994/05/23. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Wilmington Trust, National Association: Millsboro Branch at 499 Mitchell Road, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $1,108.2 mil, Deposits: $410.4 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Millsboro:

Marital status in Millsboro, DE
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Millsboro:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Delaware average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Millsboro, 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-
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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Millsboro:

51.6%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Millsboro:

28.4
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Millsboro:

11.9%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Millsboro:

34.6%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Millsboro:

54.7%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Millsboro, 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
Police Protection - Officers 11$47,067$51,3460$0
Sewerage 4$18,854$56,5620$0
Police - Other 4$10,510$31,5300$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,173$69,5190$0
Financial Administration 4$14,106$42,3180$0
Water Supply 3$10,191$40,7640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$123,901$49,5600$0

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,522,000 ($806.87)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,377,000 ($315.46)
    Police Protection: $1,374,000 ($314.78)
    Water Utilities: $733,000 ($167.93)
    Financial Administration: $435,000 ($99.66)
    Central Staff Services: $290,000 ($66.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $278,000 ($63.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($44.67)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($25.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000 ($25.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($12.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($3.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,010,000 ($231.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,757,000 ($402.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $212,000 ($48.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,627,000 ($372.74)
    Other: $404,000 ($92.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,610,000 ($1056.13)
    Interest Earnings: $410,000 ($93.93)
    Special Assessments: $139,000 ($31.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($17.64)
    Rents: $33,000 ($7.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $558,000 ($127.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($231.62)
    Other: $128,000 ($29.32)
    Highways: $81,000 ($18.56)
  • Tax - Property: $2,074,000 ($475.14)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,297,000 ($297.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($7.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,142,000 ($5530.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,847,000 ($4317.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,295,000 ($1213.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $656,000 ($150.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,588,000 ($2196.56)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
Businesses in Millsboro, DE
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Quiznos1
AutoZone1Rite Aid2
Baskin-Robbins2Subway2
Dairy Queen1True Value1
Domino's Pizza2U-Haul3
Dunkin Donuts2UPS1
FedEx2Verizon Wireless1
GNC1Walgreens2
H&R Block1World Gym1
Hardee's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Millsboro:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Millsboro:

  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRBG-LP (107.9 FM; MILLSBORO, DE; Owner: RHYTHM AND BLUES GROUP HARMONY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Millsboro:

  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
Millsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Millsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.1mTotal length
  • $2,502,000Total costs
  • 240,035Total average daily traffic
  • 18,505Total average daily truck traffic
  • 161,373Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Millsboro, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Millsboro, DE

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 121. The highest number of fires - 179 took place in 2006, and the least - 79 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Millsboro, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.3%), and Outside Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Millsboro, DE
    • 85341.3%Structure Fires
    • 77337.5%Outside Fires
    • 27213.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1658.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Millsboro, DE
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Millsboro, DE
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Millsboro, DE
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Millsboro compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Millsboro on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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