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New Castle County, Delaware (DE)

County population in 2017: 559,793 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 500,265 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 108,007
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 33,318
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 132,493
Renter-occupied apartments: 61,326 (it was 56,442 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

28%

Land area: 426 sq. mi.

Water area: 67.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1313 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in New Castle County: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in New Castle County, DE (2017)
    • 320,33464.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 136,65827.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 55,72411.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 32,5246.5%Asian alone
    • 12,3392.5%Two or more races
    • 1,2690.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8600.2%Some other race alone
    • 850.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years
Males: 270,850  (48.4%)
Females: 288,943  (51.6%)
Average household size:
New Castle County:

2.0 people
Delaware:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,647 ($52,419 in 1999)
This county:

$66,647
Delaware:

$62,852

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $980 (lower quartile is $790, upper quartile is $1,196)
This county:

$980
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $255,500 (it was $132,900 in 2000)
New Castle:

$255,500
Delaware:

$252,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $185,900 - $364,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $315,289
Here:

$315,289
State:

$325,586

Townhouses or other attached units: $208,399
Here:

$208,399
State:

$215,872

In 2-unit structures: $202,659
Here:

$202,659
State:

$292,551

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,755
Here:

$126,755
State:

$205,753

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,214
Here:

$151,214
State:

$184,724

Mobile homes: $41,774
Here:

$41,774
State:

$74,331

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,603
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 7,943
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Health of residents in New Castle County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
76.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
75.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
78.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.
19.2% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2077 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 1998: 2327 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1999: 2273 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 1640 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2001: 1646 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2002: 2099 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2003: 1801 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2004: 2027 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2005: 1569 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2006: 1409 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2007: 1183 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2008: 641 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2009: 636 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2010: 665 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2011: 590 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2012: 714 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2013: 994 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2014: 1289 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2015: 1246 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2016: 1164 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2017: 1338 buildings, average cost: $89,900
Number of permits per 10,000 New Castle, DE residents
Average permit cost in New Castle, DE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,114 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,788 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in New Castle, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Castle, DE in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in New Castle, DE in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.1%
New Castle County:

14.1%
Delaware:

13.6%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.1 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 36.3 years old, American Indian residents: 30.3 years old, Asian residents: 33.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 26.8 years old)

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Castle County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brandywine, Wilmington, Greater Newark, Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, Lower Christiana, Central Pencader, Piedmont, Newark, Upper Christiana, Pike Creek.

New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in New Castle County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.235 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.0062 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Camden County, New Jersey , Delaware County, Pennsylvania , Nevada County, California , Hocking County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Delaware:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in New Castle, DE
County total employment by year in New Castle, DE
County average yearly wages by year in New Castle, DE

Current college students: 37,364
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 65,479 (48.3% naturalized citizens)

New Castle County:

11.7%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 17,2882010 or later
  • 22,3262000 to 2009
  • 12,0691990 to 1999
  • 7,0911980 to 1989
  • 3,8771970 to 1979
  • 6,438Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.6%

New Castle County marital status for males New Castle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 115,278
  • One, attached: 47,286
  • Two: 5,049
  • 3 or 4: 6,537
  • 5 to 9: 9,680
  • 10 to 19: 20,493
  • 20 to 49: 5,029
  • 50 or more: 8,379
  • Mobile homes: 5,494

Housing units in New Castle County with a mortgage: 91,883 (3,593 second mortgage, 10,704 home equity loan, 417 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 45,027

Here:

66.9% with mortgage
State:

64.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New Castle County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,17233
Mainline Protestant48,124125
Evangelical Protestant32,993169
Other22,67245
Black Protestant7,21236
Orthodox1,1665
None288,140-
New Castle County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 337
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
New Castle County:

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%

Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in New Castle County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,384
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $401.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $81,007
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,665
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.01%
Corn for grain: 17456 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12029 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 29720 harvested acres
Vegetables: 912 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Earthquake activity:

New Castle County-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from New Castle County 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 48.4 miles away from the county 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 280.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 301.6 miles away from the county 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 191.3 miles away from New Castle County center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Delaware Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3357: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3357, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Delaware Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4090: November 16, 2012, FEMA Id: 4090, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Delaware Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3336: August 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 3336, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Delaware Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1896: March 31, 2010, FEMA Id: 1896, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Delaware Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3263: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3263, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Delaware Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 28, 2004 to October 02, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1572: November 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1572, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Hurricane, Flood
  • Delaware Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1494: September 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1494, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Delaware Tropical Storm Henri, Incident Period: September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1495: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1495, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Delaware Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3183: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 3183, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Delaware Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to September 17, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1297: September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1297, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New Castle

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 231,250 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 17,927 (6.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,207 (2.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 160 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 218 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 558 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 54 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,978 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 979 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 7,297 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 11,090 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • India (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Kenya (3%)
  • Dominican Republic (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New Castle County


  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • American (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in New Castle County, Delaware in 2000:

  • 7,648 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,965 people in state prisons
  • 2,692 people in nursing homes
  • 1,138 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 318 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 308 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 235 people in other group homes
  • 223 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 206 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 192 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 170 people in religious group quarters
  • 141 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 124 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 88 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 25 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 18 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in New Castle County, Delaware in 2010:

  • 7,411 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,515 people in state prisons
  • 2,658 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 569 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 507 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 346 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 313 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 222 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 209 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 183 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 107 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $80,400.

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Delaware average:

5.47%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,256 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.06%

0.47% relocated from other counties in Delaware ($4,764 average AGI)
4.11% relocated from other states ($59,674 average AGI)
New Castle County:

4.11%
Delaware average:

4.39%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, PA  0.43% ($65,458 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.35% ($59,267)
from Kent County, DE  0.32% ($46,206)
from Chester County, PA  0.31% ($96,804)
from Cecil County, MD  0.27% ($45,164)
from Sussex County, DE  0.15% ($47,441)
from Camden County, NJ  0.08% ($61,757)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($78,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Delaware average:

5.02%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($990 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

0.61% relocated to other counties in Delaware ($7,788 average AGI)
4.22% relocated to other states ($69,773 average AGI)
New Castle County:

4.22%
Delaware average:

3.92%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.39% ($48,838 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.31% ($122,722)
to Delaware County, PA  0.29% ($74,188)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.27% ($52,551)
to Cecil County, MD  0.26% ($46,593)
to Sussex County, DE  0.22% ($87,246)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.07% ($84,631)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in New Castle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in New Castle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in New Castle County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New Castle County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in New Castle County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Castle County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Castle County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Castle County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in New Castle County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 72,197 (59,758 aged, 12,439 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,660 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,053
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 214
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,091

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,353
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 821
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 28

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 56.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 37.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 7.8
  • Other - 11.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.2
  • Suffocation - 28.7
  • Poisoning - 20.1
  • Other - 14.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 559,793
  • In family households: 440,809 (68,997 male householders, 60,399 female householders)
    94,075 spouses, 165,433 children (157,597 natural, 2,517 adopted, 5,319 stepchildren), 13,692 grandchildren, 4,964 brothers or sisters, 11,201 parents, 9,860 other relatives, 12,188 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 102,169 (33,983 male householders (27,380 living alone)), 42,722 female householders (34,544 living alone)), 25,464 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16,815

Size of family households: 56,756 2-persons, 32,621 3-persons, 26,610 4-persons, 8,485 5-persons, 3,596 6-persons, 1,328 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 61,924 1-person, 12,610 2-persons, 1,021 3-persons, 893 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 50 6-persons.

70,852 married couples with children.
32,729 single-parent households (10,177 men, 22,552 women).

84.7% of residents of New Castle speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,654,271,000 ($5,110 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $132,369,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,094,883,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $530,428,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $28,947,000
Federal grants: $696,420,000
Federal procurement contracts: $88,137,000 ($31,422,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $215,456,000 ($38,252,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $48,825,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $328,167,000
Federal Government insurance: $360,395,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 37,326
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 21,506
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8,519
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,043
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +33 per 1000 residents
Population growth in New Castle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 71.85 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in New Castle County, Delaware
  • Year house built in New Castle County, Delaware
  • 5,6302014 or later
  • 4,7792010 to 2013
  • 23,3292000 to 2009
  • 28,8551990 to 1999
  • 26,9951980 to 1989
  • 30,2881970 to 1979
  • 31,2391960 to 1969
  • 31,6771950 to 1959
  • 15,9091940 to 1949
  • 24,5241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New Castle County, Delaware
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New Castle County, Delaware
  • 2301 room
  • 1842 rooms
  • 1,3173 rooms
  • 5,0014 rooms
  • 15,4335 rooms
  • 24,9936 rooms
  • 29,9837 rooms
  • 24,7408 rooms
  • 35,0299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
  • 2,6601 room
  • 2,7292 rooms
  • 9,1663 rooms
  • 19,1794 rooms
  • 15,5565 rooms
  • 10,2066 rooms
  • 6,1387 rooms
  • 2,1848 rooms
  • 1,3739+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New Castle County, Delaware
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New Castle County, Delaware
  • 387no bedroom
  • 1,5891 bedroom
  • 15,7412 bedrooms
  • 63,2553 bedrooms
  • 47,0374 bedrooms
  • 8,9015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle County, Delaware
  • 2,966no bedroom
  • 16,9201 bedroom
  • 27,2552 bedrooms
  • 16,9203 bedrooms
  • 3,9294 bedrooms
  • 1,2015+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle County, Delaware in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,525no vehicle
  • 39,1701 vehicle
  • 63,7702 vehicles
  • 21,5263 vehicles
  • 6,5314 vehicles
  • 3,3885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 11,252no vehicle
  • 35,6221 vehicle
  • 17,5862 vehicles
  • 3,1033 vehicles
  • 1,4624 vehicles
  • 1665+ vehicles

87.0% of New Castle County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 17% lived in Delaware.

New Castle County:

87.0%
State average:

87.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 251,932
  • Other state: 232,683
  • Northeast: 150,397
  • Midwest: 16,798
  • South: 57,922
  • West: 7,566
Year householders moved into unit in New Castle County, DE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in New Castle County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,265
Here:

13.0%
Delaware:

11.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,669
Here:

16.8%
Delaware:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,375
Here:

12.4%
Delaware:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

New Castle County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,533,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,648,000
    Other: $22,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $954,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,032,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,551,000
    Libraries: $2,491,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,120,000
    Police Protection: $1,800,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,220,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $79,475,000
    Sewerage: $46,530,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,456,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,994,000
    Health - Other: $18,326,000
    Libraries: $14,871,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,627,000
    Financial Administration: $8,342,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,944,000
    Regular Highways: $5,005,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    General - Other: $459,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $180,544,000
    Corporate Stocks: $141,497,000
    Benefit Payments: $37,670,000
    Other Investments - Other: $35,675,000
    Corporate Bonds: $16,667,000
    Total Federal Securities: $14,172,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $11,530,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,840,000
    From Other Governments: $1,694,000
    Withdrawals: $103,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-6,455,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,335,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,188,000
    Other: $888,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,538,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $65,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $187,829,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $184,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,508,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,207,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,998,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,156,000
    Rents: $723,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $19,154,000
    General Public Building: $6,069,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,704,000
    Libraries: $3,163,000
    Police Protection: $2,247,000
    Financial Administration: $1,325,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,113,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,642,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,623,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,464,000
    Education: $4,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $336,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    Highways: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $115,234,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,045,000
    Other License: $5,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,461,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $762,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,234,000

New Castle County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,533,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,648,000
    Other: $22,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $954,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,032,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,551,000
    Libraries: $2,491,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,120,000
    Police Protection: $1,800,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,220,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $79,475,000
    Sewerage: $46,530,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,456,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,994,000
    Health - Other: $18,326,000
    Libraries: $14,871,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,627,000
    Financial Administration: $8,342,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,944,000
    Regular Highways: $5,005,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    General - Other: $459,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $180,544,000
    Corporate Stocks: $141,497,000
    Benefit Payments: $37,670,000
    Other Investments - Other: $35,675,000
    Corporate Bonds: $16,667,000
    Total Federal Securities: $14,172,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $11,530,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,840,000
    From Other Governments: $1,694,000
    Withdrawals: $103,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-6,455,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,335,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,188,000
    Other: $888,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,538,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $65,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $187,829,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $184,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,508,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,207,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,998,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,156,000
    Rents: $723,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $19,154,000
    General Public Building: $6,069,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,704,000
    Libraries: $3,163,000
    Police Protection: $2,247,000
    Financial Administration: $1,325,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,113,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,642,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,623,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,464,000
    Education: $4,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $336,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    Highways: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $115,234,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,045,000
    Other License: $5,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,461,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $762,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,234,000

New Castle County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,533,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,648,000
    Other: $22,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $954,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,032,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,551,000
    Libraries: $2,491,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,120,000
    Police Protection: $1,800,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,220,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $79,475,000
    Sewerage: $46,530,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,456,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,994,000
    Health - Other: $18,326,000
    Libraries: $14,871,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,627,000
    Financial Administration: $8,342,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,944,000
    Regular Highways: $5,005,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    General - Other: $459,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $180,544,000
    Corporate Stocks: $141,497,000
    Benefit Payments: $37,670,000
    Other Investments - Other: $35,675,000
    Corporate Bonds: $16,667,000
    Total Federal Securities: $14,172,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $11,530,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,840,000
    From Other Governments: $1,694,000
    Withdrawals: $103,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-6,455,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,335,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,188,000
    Other: $888,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,538,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $65,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $187,829,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $184,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,508,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,207,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,998,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,156,000
    Rents: $723,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $19,154,000
    General Public Building: $6,069,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,704,000
    Libraries: $3,163,000
    Police Protection: $2,247,000
    Financial Administration: $1,325,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,113,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,642,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,623,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,464,000
    Education: $4,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $336,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    Highways: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $115,234,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,045,000
    Other License: $5,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,461,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $762,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,234,000

New Castle County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,533,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,648,000
    Other: $22,915,000
    Parks and Recreation: $954,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,032,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,551,000
    Libraries: $2,491,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,120,000
    Police Protection: $1,800,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,220,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $79,475,000
    Sewerage: $46,530,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,456,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,994,000
    Health - Other: $18,326,000
    Libraries: $14,871,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,627,000
    Financial Administration: $8,342,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,944,000
    Regular Highways: $5,005,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $840,000
    General - Other: $459,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $180,544,000
    Corporate Stocks: $141,497,000
    Benefit Payments: $37,670,000
    Other Investments - Other: $35,675,000
    Corporate Bonds: $16,667,000
    Total Federal Securities: $14,172,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $11,530,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,840,000
    From Other Governments: $1,694,000
    Withdrawals: $103,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-6,455,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,335,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,188,000
    Other: $888,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,538,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $65,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,364,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,196,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $187,829,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $184,623,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,508,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,207,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,998,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,156,000
    Rents: $723,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $19,154,000
    General Public Building: $6,069,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,704,000
    Libraries: $3,163,000
    Police Protection: $2,247,000
    Financial Administration: $1,325,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,113,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,642,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,623,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,464,000
    Education: $4,501,000
    General Local Government Support: $695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $336,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    Highways: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $115,234,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,045,000
    Other License: $5,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,461,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $762,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,234,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 8,488
  • Number of aged recipients: 861
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 7,627
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,091
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,859
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,538
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,561
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,948
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 126 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,622$210,5592,130$222,22412,426$214,744926$64,73814$2,228,214663$161,38347$38,766
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED121$201,488176$231,2221,149$207,331205$51,6390$043$207,65122$70,864
APPLICATIONS DENIED386$201,560380$171,5264,644$209,6761,018$40,2081$10,100,000292$111,442105$36,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN238$211,651211$206,7302,607$220,297164$118,9330$0109$170,3398$79,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS61$192,00053$211,226852$217,10396$149,0520$032$138,1255$36,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 114 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED394$249,198277$253,4224$264,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED88$249,295109$253,00910$125,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED55$210,12792$252,4351$195,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$249,91731$229,2900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$266,1675$193,6003$95,667
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Castle, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Castle, DE - Value
Most common first names in New Castle County, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,90973.4 years
Mary3,61479.5 years
William3,41573.2 years
James2,61471.3 years
Joseph2,06273.2 years
Charles1,92473.4 years
Robert1,91670.3 years
Helen1,74479.7 years
Margaret1,67379.0 years
George1,67074.3 years
Most common last names in New Castle County, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,07374.2 years
Brown86173.3 years
Johnson81872.2 years
Jones76472.9 years
Davis60973.8 years
Williams60472.4 years
Miller50174.7 years
Wilson49673.2 years
Taylor48275.3 years
Moore40273.4 years
Businesses in New Castle County, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven22Justice2
ALDO1KFC8
AMF Bowling1Kincaid1
AT&T10Kmart4
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's4
Advance Auto Parts4Kroger2
Aeropostale3La-Z-Boy5
Aerosoles1Lane Bryant1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture10
American Eagle Outfitters2LensCrafters3
Ann Taylor3Little Caesars Pizza3
Apple Store1Lowe's5
Applebee's7Macy's2
Arby's8Marriott6
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls2
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets44
AutoZone6Mazda2
Avenue2McDonald's20
BMW1Men's Wearhouse4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Motel 61
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity6
Banana Republic1New Balance10
Barnes & Noble2New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike26
Bath & Body Works3Nissan2
Bebe1Office Depot2
Bed Bath & Beyond2Old Country Buffet1
Best Western1Old Navy2
Blockbuster7Olive Garden2
Brookstone1Outback1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Outback Steakhouse1
Budget Car Rental2Pac Sun2
Buffalo Wild Wings4Panera Bread3
Burger King13Papa John's Pizza9
Buybuy BABY1Pathmark4
CVS1Payless7
Cache1Penske3
Casual Male XL1PetSmart2
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports2
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut6
Chick-Fil-A4Plato's Closet1
Chico's1Popeyes2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pottery Barn1
Cinnabon 3Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Clarion1Quality2
Clarks1Quiznos4
Cold Stone Creamery2RadioShack12
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Raymour & Flanigan2
Costco1Red Lobster2
Cricket Wireless19Red Robin3
Curves7Red Roof Inn1
DHL5Rite Aid24
Dairy Queen4Ruby Tuesday5
Days Inn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Deb1SAS Shoes2
Decora Cabinetry8Safeway3
Dennys1Sears11
Domino's Pizza8Sephora1
DressBarn4Sheraton2
Dressbarn4Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts42Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge2Sprint Nextel8
Express2Staples5
Famous Footwear2Starbucks11
Fashion Bug1Subaru2
FedEx93Subway20
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Super 82
Foot Locker2Superfresh4
Ford4T-Mobile22
Forever 211T.G.I. Driday's3
GNC16T.J.Maxx2
GameStop11Taco Bell9
Gap2Talbots3
Giant3Target2
Goodwill8The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree1The Limited1
H&M2The Room Place4
H&R Block18Toyota2
Hardee's1Toys"R"Us2
Hilton6Trader Joe's1
Holiday Inn3True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul20
Home Depot7UPS76
Homestead Studio Suites1Urban Outfitters1
Honda2Value City Furniture1
Hot Topic2Vans5
Howard Johnson1Verizon Wireless10
Hyundai2Victoria's Secret2
IHOP4Volkswagen1
J. Jill1Vons2
J.Crew1Waffle House1
JCPenney2Walgreens35
JoS. A. Bank2Walmart3
Jones New York10Wendy's9
Journeys2Wet Seal1
Just Tires2YMCA7

New Castle County on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"