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Total population: 1,323 (Urban population: 949 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 515 (449 occupied: 280 owner occupied, 162 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,186 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $268,713.

Median contract rent in 2016: $416 (lower quartile is $326, upper quartile is $524)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $681


Median gross rent in Blades, DE in 2016: $537

Housing units in Blades with a mortgage: 179 (6 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 99

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,241

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,123

Median monthly housing costs: $936


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Blades, Delaware Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,218 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Blades:

$144,218
Delaware:

$243,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,823 - $176,762
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,357
  • In family households: 1,213 (134 male householders, 191 female householders)
    212 spouses, 439 children (432 natural, 0 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 59 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 147 (77 male householders (73 living alone)), 46 female householders (41 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 147 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 36 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 113 1-person, 3 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

138 married couples with children.
173 single-parent households (12 men, 161 women).

78.4% of residents of Blades speak English at home.
14.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (35% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 202 (14.9%)
(33.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blades, Delaware:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 672 bedrooms
  • 1793 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blades population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blades, Delaware:

  • 3no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 952 bedrooms
  • 393 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blades population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Blades in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 3no vehicle
  • 791 vehicle
  • 1252 vehicles
  • 423 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blades population

Cars and other vehicles available in Blades in renter-occupied apartments

  • 16no vehicle
  • 631 vehicle
  • 772 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blades population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blades, Delaware:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 394 rooms
  • 735 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blades population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blades, Delaware:

  • 21 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 834 rooms
  • 255 rooms
  • 426 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blades population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Blades, DE household income distribution

  • Blades, DE household income distribution
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 44$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 40$40,000 to $44,999
  • 27$45,000 to $49,999
  • 59$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $74,999
  • 30$75,000 to $99,999
  • 31$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blades, DE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blades, DE
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 36$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4$80,000 to $89,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 42$125,000 to $149,999
  • 48$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blades, DE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blades, DE
  • 15Less than $100
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 17$900 to $999
  • 6$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 922010 or later
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Blades population
Blades commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 35
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 105
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 80
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 58
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 99
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 35
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 39
  • 90 or more minutes: 8
Blades, DE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.7%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Blades mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 321 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 89 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 8 (2%)
  • Other means: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Haitian: 146
 American: 77
 Irish: 32
 English: 27
 German: 26
 Polish: 10
 Italian: 7
 African: 4
 Portuguese: 2

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

  • 42%Haiti
  • 29%Mexico
  • 19%Honduras
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 4%Korea
  • 2%Dominican Republic
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 685
  • Other state: 432
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 17
  • South: 303
  • West: 9

84% of Blades residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 0% lived in Delaware.

Blades:

83.6%
State average:

86.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 144
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 65
  • Associate degree: 5
  • Bachelor's degree: 22
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 118
  • Less than 1 year of college: 21
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 74
  • Associate degree: 68
  • Bachelor's degree: 49
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.0%Males
Blades marital status for males
Blades marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 406
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $97,930

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blades:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blades
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.4%)
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.9%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Electricity (77.8%)
  • Utility gas (9.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Delaware:

12.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

5.7%
Delaware:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

11.8%
Delaware:

15.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)