Rising Sun-Lebanon, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 3,391. Population change since 2000: +38.0%
Males: 1,694  (50.0%)
Females: 1,697  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19901.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,087 (it was $37,315 in 2000)
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

$51,087
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,318 (it was $13,868 in 2000)

Rising Sun-Lebanon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $252,186 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

$252,186
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $407,655; Detached houses: $552,192; Mobile homes: $17,126

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,148.

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  • Races in Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE (2016)

    Rising Sun-Lebanon races chart
    • 2,23658.6%White alone
    • 76920.1%Black alone
    • 58415.3%Hispanic
    • 1764.6%Two or more races
    • 461.2%American Indian alone
    • 280.7%Asian alone

Races in Rising Sun-Lebanon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rising Sun-Lebanon: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.4%), German (8.8%), Irish (5.8%), English (5.5%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 999 people per square mile   (low).

Rising Sun-Lebanon,DE real estate house value index trend

Rising Sun-Lebanon, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rising Sun-Lebanon CDP:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

159 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:

4.2%
Delaware:

8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rising Sun-Lebanon CDP:  0.7% ($676)
Delaware:  0.7% ($841)
Rising Sun-Lebanon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (37.2 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (61.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (65.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Highland Acres, DE (1.2 miles ), Dover Base Housing, DE (1.3 miles ), Kent Acres, DE (1.5 miles ), Camden, DE (1.6 miles ), Rodney Village, DE (1.6 miles ), Magnolia, DE (1.6 miles ), Wyoming, DE (1.7 miles ), Woodside East, DE (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 75.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Rising Sun-Lebanon household income distribution Rising Sun-Lebanon home values distribution

Property values in Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Rising Sun-Lebanon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rising Sun-Lebanon, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rising Sun-Lebanon-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Rising Sun-Lebanon place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 5.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rising Sun-Lebanon-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 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Rising Sun-Lebanon 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 166.9 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 306.3 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 340.9 miles away from Rising Sun-Lebanon center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rising Sun-Lebanon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER, KENT GENERAL CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • COURTLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • Delaware State University (about 7 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 8 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 29 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 34 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wilmington University (about 41 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 43 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 45 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)

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Church in Rising Sun-Lebanon: Lebanon Wesleyan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.0%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.1%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Delaware average:

11.6

Rising Sun-Lebanon travel time to work - commute Rising Sun-Lebanon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rising Sun-Lebanon CDP (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

53.9%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

55.4%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

28.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.7%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Rising Sun-Lebanon:

62.8%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE Residents

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.21% ($37,860 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($35,747)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.09% ($35,772)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,634 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.26%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Castle County, DE  1.01% ($36,003 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($27,250)
to Cecil County, MD  0.06% ($35,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Rising Sun-Lebanon:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $331,000Total costs
  • 12,380Total average daily traffic
  • 837Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,339Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$250,13611$184,63697$221,4485$79,4664$179,6882$65,805
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$257,0401$84,9809$225,7370$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$207,9263$163,26033$227,1295$68,8721$239,7501$114,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$301,6301$310,90023$227,1821$57,0901$160,7800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$216,3900$05$235,6360$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0417.02 , 0422.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$282,4703$259,943
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$205,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$165,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0417.02 , 0422.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Rising Sun-Lebanon compared to Delaware state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Rising Sun-Lebanon on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #71 (19901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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