Millsboro, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 4,120 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +74.6%
Males: 1,867  (45.3%)
Females: 2,253  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Delaware median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 19966.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,888 (it was $27,379 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$47,888
DE:

$57,846

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,288 (it was $15,157 in 2000)

Millsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $200,118 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$200,118
DE:

$226,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $266,382; Detached houses: $306,352; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,701; In 2-unit structures: $132,385; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,469; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,763; Mobile homes: $67,029; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $294,561

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,011.

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  • Races in Millsboro, DE (2010)

    Millsboro races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Millsboro: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (12.5%), English (11.1%), United States (6.9%), Dutch (3.3%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 2,388 people per square mile   (low).

Millsboro,DE real estate house value index trend

Millsboro, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Millsboro:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Millsboro town:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

127 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This town:

5.4%
Delaware:

5.7%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Millsboro, Delaware as of June 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Millsboro to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,321 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,193 (0.6%)

Millsboro satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,076 (+76.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 158 (8.8%)

Area code: 302

Millsboro household income distribution Millsboro home values distribution

Property values in Millsboro, DE


Crime rates in Millsboro by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001410143
per 100,000 0.00.039.9158.739.40.039.1146.8106.0
Robberies 134241061
per 100,000 41.1122.4159.679.4157.839.50.0220.335.3
Assaults 1118232282392120
per 100,000 452.5734.7917.8873.0315.6908.4351.6770.9706.5
Burglaries 253021294526392726
per 100,000 1,028.41,224.5838.01,150.81,775.11,026.91,523.4991.2918.4
Thefts 7771649493117144105110
per 100,000 3,167.42,898.02,553.93,730.23,668.64,620.95,625.03,854.63,885.6
Auto thefts 134763036
per 100,000 41.1122.4159.6277.8236.7118.50.0110.1211.9
Arson 100000100
per 100,000 41.10.00.00.00.00.039.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.3) 287.3372.4411.9544.3407.2433.4408.4537.4446.2

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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 Millsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Delaware average:

2.35
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +672 (+39.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Millsboro, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 Millsboro 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 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

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

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)

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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).

Sussex 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 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 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 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 92.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.4% for other race residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.2%
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

Millsboro, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Delaware average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Millsboro town (based on Sussex County data)

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.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Sussex County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $439,000 ($106.55)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($47.82)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($37.14)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($31.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($8.50)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($8.50)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($2.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $644,000 ($156.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.01)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $441,000 ($107.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($10.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($21.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($9.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($48.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($17.72)
    All Other: $46,000 ($11.17)
    Education: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $572,000 ($138.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($20.39)
    NEC: $51,000 ($12.38)

Millsboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $543,000 ($131.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $183,000 ($44.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $183,000 ($44.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $468,000 ($113.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($18.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,701,000 ($412.86)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($1.21)

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, DE  0.68% ($31,255 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.38% ($40,062)
from Worcester County, MD  0.17% ($36,023)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.73% ($31,909 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.31% ($26,704)
to Worcester County, MD  0.13% ($30,570)

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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Millsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $1,388,000Total costs
  • 94,794Total average daily traffic
  • 6,770Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Millsboro, DE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Millsboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr 412 Jct Rd 410 & Rt 24 (Lat: 38.575944 Lon: -75.337972), Call Sign: WNKM887, Licensee ID: L00002132
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.037 MHz, 857.037 MHz, 858.037 MHz, 859.037 MHz, 860.037 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/05/2018Registrant: Redi Call Communications Co, Georgetown, DE 19947, Phone: (302) 856-9009
  • Long Neck Water Waste Facility On Rt 306 (Lat: 38.626222 Lon: -75.233528), Call Sign: WNNP506, Licensee ID: L00124895
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.087 MHz, 857.087 MHz, 858.087 MHz, 859.087 MHz, 860.087 MHzGrant Date: 03/27/1999, Expiration Date: 03/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2006Registrant: Nextel Communications Of The Mid Atlantic Inc, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 4 Mi E On S Bank Of Indian River (Lat: 38.586222 Lon: -75.235472), Call Sign: WNSF546
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1800 MHz, 48.2000 MHz, 48.3000 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2003Registrant: Conectiv, New Castle Regional Office, I-95 And Route 273, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:
  • .75 Mi Ne Of Int Of Rt 332 Rt 335 (Lat: 38.575389 Lon: -75.239639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 126 m, Call Sign: WPFF600
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.912 MHz, 855.437 MHz, 856.387 MHz, 857.387 MHz, 858.387 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 860.387 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2014, Expiration Date: 08/22/2024, Certifier: Jeffrey P MartinRegistrant: Conectiv, / Ms 79nc37 New Castle Regional Office, I-95 And Route 273, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:
  • 468 Bay Farm Road (Lat: 38.614000 Lon: -75.151417), Call Sign: WQBC804
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2014, Certifier: Larry GoldsteinRegistrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • Lat: 38.635222 Lon: -75.185556, Call Sign: WQBI207
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.312 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 457.487 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2014, Expiration Date: 10/13/2024, Certifier: Warren S GoldeRegistrant: Teltronic, Inc., 2016 Windsor Dr, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 742-1185, Fax: (410) 860-0430, Email:
  • Lat: 38.627139 Lon: -75.202750, Call Sign: WQCV962
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.512 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.412 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2015, Certifier: Craig WerlineRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Millsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Millsboro)

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 179
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Millsboro

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
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

Millsboro compared to Delaware state average:

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

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  • #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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