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County population in 2012: 203,390 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 156,638 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 38,246
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,107
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 50,505
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,015 (it was 12,072 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%

Land area: 938 sq. mi.
Water area: 258.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 214 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sussex County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sussex County, Delaware:


Median resident age:  45.0 years
Delaware median age:  38.0 years

Males: 96,233  (38.8%)
Females: 100,912  (61.2%)

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Sussex County,DE real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Sussex County:

2.0 people
Delaware:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,729 ($39,208 in 1999)
This county:

$50729
Delaware:

$56860

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $684 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $918)
This county:

$684
State:

$778


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $255,700 (it was $99,700 in 2000)
Sussex County:

$255,700
Delaware:

$249,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,700 - $372,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $337,016
Here:

$337,016
State:

$306,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $265,541
Here:

$265,541
State:

$215,864

In 2-unit structures: $1,044,022
Here:

$1,044,022
State:

$655,147

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,740
Here:

$337,740
State:

$306,267

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $214,897
Here:

$214,897
State:

$185,545

Mobile homes: $106,437
Here:

$106,437
State:

$45,161
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,424
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 2,685

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Health of residents in Sussex County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
55.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
78.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.
35.1% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $715 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $539 (0.2%)


Sussex County household income distribution in 2009 Sussex County home values distribution


Sussex County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.2%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.2%
Sussex County:

11.2%
Delaware:

10.8%
Median age of residents in 2010: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

10.5%
Whole state:

9.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.4%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sussex County is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $869 a month.

Cities in this county include: Milford, Seaford, Georgetown, Laurel, Lewes, Millsboro, Milton, Selbyville, Long Neck, Rehoboth Beach.

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

2005 air pollution in Sussex County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.112 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.sussexcounty.net

Click to draw/clear Sussex County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sussex County: Shell Bridge (A), Nanticoke Acres Annex (B), Shingle Point (C), Cabbage Corner (D), Harmons School (E), Angola Grange (F), Holly Lake Campground (G), Sandy Cove Camping (H), US 13 Dragway (I), Revills Landing (J), Nanticoke Indian Center (K), Davis Landing (L), Black Duck Point (M), The Point Farm (N), Broadkill Station (O), Bull Pine Corners (P), Delaware International Raceway (Q), Camp Barnes (R), Camp Otonka (S), Carey Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Route 13 Market Shopping Center (1), Midway Shopping Center (2), Back Bay Park Center Shopping Center (3), Nanticoke Crossing Shopping Center (4), Long Neck Shopping Center (5), Peddlers Village Shopping Center (6), Rehoboth Mall Shopping Center (7), Marketplace Shopping Center (8), Shoppes of Camelot Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sussex County include: Asbury United Methodist Church (A), Slaughter Neck Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Bethesda Church (E), Morning Star Church (F), Church of the Open Door (G), Bible Church (H), Providence Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2), Ebenezer Cemetery (3), Ponder Cemetery (4), Ebenezer Cemetery (5), Millsboro Cemetery (6), Cokesbury Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Logwood Pond (A), Horseshoe Pond (B), Big Round Pond (C), Canal Pond (D), Shell Beach Pond (E), Miry Pond (F), Lake Comegys (G), Turkle Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shoals Branch (A), Horse Pen Branch (B), Hopkins Prong (C), Holly Branch (D), Holland Glade (E), Hitch Pond Branch (F), Herring Creek (G), Herring Branch (H), Gully Camp Ditch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sussex County include: Nanticoke Park Wildlife Area (1), Assawoman Bay State Wildlife Area (2), Cape Henlopen State Park (3), Fenwick Island State Park (4), Gordon Pond Wildlife Area (5), Riverdale Park (6), Prime Hook State Wildlife Management Area (7), Phillips Landing Recreation Area (8), Nanticoke Indian Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Whiskey Beach (A), Old Inlet Beach (B), Joy Beach (C), Indian Beach (D), Fowler Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Kent County , Caroline County, Maryland , Dorchester County, Maryland , Wicomico County, Maryland , Worcester County, Maryland .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 5,455
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,007 (31% naturalized citizens)

Sussex County:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.4%

Sussex County marital status for males
Sussex County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Sussex County with a mortgage: 21,242 (2,166 second mortgage, 2,942 home equity loan, 99 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,666

Here:

62.6% with mortgage
State:

73.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 49,036
Total congregations: 184

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents20,444 (41.7%)12,164 (24.8%)3,226 (6.6%)2,119 (4.3%)1,575 (3.2%)
Congregations79 (42.9%)6 (3.3%)14 (7.6%)11 (6.0%)9 (4.9%)
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1,414 (2.9%)858 (1.7%)785 (1.6%)702 (1.4%)5,749 (11.7%)
Congregations9 (4.9%)6 (3.3%)3 (1.6%)2 (1.1%)45 (24.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Sussex County - Milford, Seaford, Georgetown, Laurel, Lewes

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%



Agriculture in Sussex County:

Average size of farms: 216 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $352,769
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $325.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $260,795
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $112,411
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.79%
Corn for grain: 100417 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 20959 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 86229 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21,732 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sussex County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 1.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/12/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sussex County-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 60.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Sussex County (%):





Sussex County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,173 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 8,431 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 331 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 74 (0%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 248 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,528 (2%)
  • Other means: 483 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,806 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Sussex County, Delaware in 2000:

People in group quarters in Sussex County, Delaware in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $53,736.

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%

1.62% relocated from other counties in Delaware ($11,836 average AGI)
5.41% relocated from other states ($43,927 average AGI)
Sussex County:

5.41%
Delaware average:

4.84%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Worcester County, MD  0.23% ($38,099)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.23% ($113,369)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.20% ($53,341)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.18% ($61,393)


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%

1.32% relocated to other counties in Delaware ($9,861 average AGI)
3.36% relocated to other states ($30,207 average AGI)
Sussex County:

3.36%
Delaware average:

4.09%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.09% ($40,362)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.07% ($55,957)
to Caroline County, MD  0.06% ($28,179)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.06% ($21,297)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Sussex County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Sussex County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sussex County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 34,565 (30,270 aged, 4,295 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9412.600
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 253.750
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35393.34

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1289.170
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1045.040
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 31.72

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.43
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 25.5. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 118.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.7
  • Suffocation - 23.8
  • Other - 24.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 194,208

Size of family households: 27,633 2-persons, 10,752 3-persons, 8,273 4-persons, 4,059 5-persons, 1,632 6-persons, 1,349 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,285 1-person, 4,575 2-persons, 462 3-persons, 194 4-persons, 78 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

92.9% of residents of Sussex County speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,039,258,000 ($6035 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $45,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $580,493,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $212,548,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,249,000
Federal grants: $181,258,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,397,000 ($6,589,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $43,313,000 ($13,118,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,204,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $63,134,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,692,820,000

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

Births: 10,889
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,431
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,867
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +16,923
Here:

+96 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sussex County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Sussex County, Delaware
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 250
  • 3 rooms: 1,013
  • 4 rooms: 5,118
  • 5 rooms: 11,123
  • 6 rooms: 13,072
  • 7 rooms: 9,780
  • 8 rooms: 5,466
  • 9+ rooms: 4,660
  • 1 room: 112
  • 2 rooms: 734
  • 3 rooms: 1,472
  • 4 rooms: 3,175
  • 5 rooms: 2,943
  • 6 rooms: 1,654
  • 7 rooms: 1,033
  • 8 rooms: 554
  • 9+ rooms: 395
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sussex County, Delaware
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 74
  • 1 bedroom: 854
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,309
  • 3 bedrooms: 29,744
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,211
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,313
  • no bedroom: 152
  • 1 bedroom: 2,192
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,931
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,923
  • 4 bedrooms: 703
  • 5+ bedrooms: 171
Cars and other vehicles available in Sussex County, Delaware in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,993
  • 1 vehicle: 15,467
  • 2 vehicles: 22,939
  • 3 vehicles: 7,546
  • 4 vehicles: 1,884
  • 5+ vehicles: 676
  • no vehicle: 1,645
  • 1 vehicle: 5,666
  • 2 vehicles: 3,636
  • 3 vehicles: 838
  • 4 vehicles: 177
  • 5+ vehicles: 110

59% of Sussex County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Delaware.

Sussex County:

59.5%
State average:

57.3%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $110,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sussex County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (36.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.3%)
  • Utility gas (4.1%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Electricity (44.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.3%)
  • Utility gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,163
Here:

7.2%
Delaware:

17.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 474
Here:

5.7%
Delaware:

14.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 665
Here:

14.8%
Delaware:

21.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Sussex County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Sussex County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Sussex County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Sussex County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Sussex County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sussex County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Sussex County, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1,50274.1 years
John1,47773.7 years
Mary1,17679.4 years
James93172.2 years
Robert85071.4 years
Charles83874.5 years
George80875.0 years
Joseph58074.3 years
Helen55079.7 years
Margaret53378.8 years
Most common last names in Sussex County, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith53675.3 years
Johnson38875.4 years
Jones35973.8 years
Hudson33976.7 years
Moore26875.5 years
Williams26474.6 years
Wilson24576.1 years
Brown23273.6 years
Mitchell22176.1 years
Hastings21775.4 years
Businesses in Sussex County, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Journeys1
AT&T8KFC3
Ace Hardware5Kincaid1
Aeropostale2Kmart1
AmericInn2La-Z-Boy4
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor2Lane Furniture2
Applebee's3Levi Strauss & Co.1
Arby's6Little Caesars Pizza2
Ascend Collection1Lowe's3
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone3MasterBrand Cabinets57
BMW1McDonald's10
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins5New Balance3
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Brooks Brothers1Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Casual Male XL1Penske2
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Chico's1Pizza Hut2
Clarks1Popeyes2
Cold Stone Creamery2Quality2
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos2
Comfort Inn2RadioShack4
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid11
Cracker Barrel1Rodeway Inn1
Curves4Ruby Tuesday2
DHL4Rue211
Dairy Queen7SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Safeway1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears4
Domino's Pizza7Sleep Inn1
DressBarn1Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts7Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks5
Express1Subway15
Famous Footwear1Super 81
Fashion Bug2T-Mobile7
FedEx23T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC5Taco Bell4
GameStop3Talbots1
Gap1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul10
Gymboree1UPS26
H&R Block8Vans2
Hardee's5Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn3Vons1
Home Depot1Walgreens15
IHOP2Walmart4
IZOD1Wendy's3
J.Crew1World Gym2
Jones New York3YMCA1
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