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Population in 2012: 3,987 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +68.9%
Males: 1,880  (47.2%)
Females: 2,107  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19966.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,333 (it was $27,379 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$46,333
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,015

Millsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $219,835 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Millsboro:

$219,835
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $261,409; Detached houses: $297,672; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,877; Mobile homes: $82,965

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,001.

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  • White alone - 2,682 (69.2%)
  • Black alone - 682 (17.6%)
  • Hispanic - 252 (6.5%)
  • Asian alone - 129 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 110 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Millsboro: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (18.0%), English (12.3%), Irish (10.6%), United States (8.1%), French (3.1%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 2,311 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Millsboro:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Millsboro town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

161 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia).

This town:  4.2%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Millsboro, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Millsboro to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,293 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,126 (0.5%)

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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: +3,394 (+88.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 196 (11.9%)

Area code: 302

Millsboro household income distribution Millsboro home values distribution

Property values in Millsboro, DE


 

Crime rates in Millsboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2001410143
per 100,000 83.40.00.039.9158.739.40.039.1146.8106.0
Robberies 2134241061
per 100,000 83.441.1122.4159.679.4157.839.50.0220.335.3
Assaults 101118232282392120
per 100,000 417.0452.5734.7917.8873.0315.6908.4351.6770.9706.5
Burglaries 13253021294526392726
per 100,000 542.11028.41224.5838.01150.81775.11026.91523.4991.2918.4
Thefts 967771649493117144105110
per 100,000 4003.33167.42898.02553.93730.23668.64620.95625.03854.63885.6
Auto thefts 3134763036
per 100,000 125.141.1122.4159.6277.8236.7118.50.0110.1211.9
Arson 1100000100
per 100,000 41.741.10.00.00.00.00.039.10.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 360.0286.3371.2410.5542.4405.8431.8406.9535.6444.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Delaware average:

2.51

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +672 (+39.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Millsboro-area historical tornado activity is below Delaware state average. It is 40% 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 significantly below Delaware state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Elisha D. Cullen - Politician, Broadway Jones - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Millsboro:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Millsboro, DE

Local government website: MILLSBORO.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Millsboro:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 10 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Salisbury University (about 24 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 35 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Delaware State University (about 44 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Cumberland County College (about 61 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 69 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 70 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)

Public elementary/middle schools in Millsboro:

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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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/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.:

24.5

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

MILLSBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3825, 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)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2001)
LONG NECK VILLAGE (Population served: 345, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-04-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (NOV-19-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-1999), Fed FAO issued (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2000)
CAREY ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 312, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and DEC-06-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-1996)
NRG ENERGY, INC (Population served: 178, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and AUG-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-16-1994), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-1994), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-1995)
HOLIDAY ACRES (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-26-1999), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-29-1999), St Public Notif issued (JAN-29-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-27-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-30-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-19-1998), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-1998)
HOLIDAY ESTATES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2004), St Public Notif issued (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2000), Fed FAO issued (FEB-13-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-04-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-1999), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-11-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-1996), Fed FAO issued (MAY-27-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-1997), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-29-1997)
  • One other older monitoring violation
SHAWNS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
LA QUETZALTECA MEXICAN RESTAURANT (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-23-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2003), St Public Notif issued (MAR-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2002), St Public Notif issued (NOV-07-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-2002), St Public Notif issued (DEC-27-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2003)

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

  • MOUNTAIRE-MILLSBORO (Population served: 1200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINNACLE FOODS (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWNS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY LIVING MOBILE COURT (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ENCHANTED ACRES (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWNS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 222, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWNS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPLASH BAY SHORE DAY SCHOOL (Population served: 83, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN RIVER YACHT CLUB (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT ACRES (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 96.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.4% for other race residents, 39.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Millsboro, DE

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 compared to Delaware state average:

Millsboro, Delaware environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Millsboro travel time to work - commute


Millsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.7%24.8%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations42.9%3.3%7.6%6.0%4.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.7%1.6%1.4%11.7%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This 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.
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
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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:
Here:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,870$31,4800$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,562$55,6860$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$98,005$84,0040$0
Police - Other 1$2,835$34,0200$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,961$71,5320$0
Sewerage 4$12,844$38,5320$0
Water Supply 2$6,023$36,1380$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Totals for Government 30$154,757$61,9030$0

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $439,000 ($110.11)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($49.41)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($38.37)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($32.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($8.78)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($8.78)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($2.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $644,000 ($161.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $441,000 ($110.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($11.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($22.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($10.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($49.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($18.31)
    All Other: $46,000 ($11.54)
    Education: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $572,000 ($143.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($21.07)
    NEC: $51,000 ($12.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $543,000 ($136.19)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $183,000 ($45.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $183,000 ($45.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $468,000 ($117.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($18.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,701,000 ($426.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($1.25)

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.07%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Castle County, DE  0.87% ($62,931 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.36% ($40,402)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.25% ($64,047)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.91% ($35,501 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.41% ($32,937)
to Worcester County, MD  0.15% ($35,098)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Millsboro, Delaware:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Delaware average:
  • Fatal accident count: 69
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 32
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 180
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Millsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,388,000
Total average daily traffic: 89,554
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,935
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 82,246

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
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:

26 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/05/2018
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/1999, Expiration Date: 03/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2006
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2003
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 08/22/2014, Certifier: Jeffrey P Martin
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Certifier: Larry Goldstein
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2014, Certifier: Warren S Golde
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015, Certifier: Craig Werline
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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
Businesses in Millsboro, DE
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Quiznos1
Baskin-Robbins2Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza2True Value1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul3
FedEx2UPS1
GNC1Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block1Walgreens2
Hardee's1World Gym1
Browse common businesses in Millsboro, DE


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