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Blades, Delaware Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,826 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Blades:

$125,826
Delaware:

$226,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,006 - $177,982
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 949

Size of family households: 84 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 100 1-person, 14 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 4 4-persons.

140 married couples with children.
89 single-parent households (26 men, 63 women).

88.5% of residents of Blades speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 83 (8.7%)
(20.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 612 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blades, Delaware:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 532 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 2no vehicle
  • 691 vehicle
  • 1102 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

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

  • 32no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 362 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blades, Delaware:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 204 rooms
  • 795 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 79+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blades, Delaware:

  • 31 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 295 rooms
  • 316 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 46$15,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 30$45,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 23$60,000 to $74,999
  • 17$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Blades, DE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Blades, DE
  • 26$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 31$90,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $174,999
  • 41$175,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Blades, DE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Blades, DE
  • 6Less than $100
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 1$600 to $649
  • 63$650 to $699
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 54$800 to $899
  • 7$900 to $999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 381995 to March 2000
  • 201990 to 1994
  • 151985 to 1989
  • 71980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 3Before 1965
Blades commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 20
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 101
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 82
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 34
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 26
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 30
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 57
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 19
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 38
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 9
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Blades, DE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.3%
Number of people working at home: 8 (1.9% 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:

 Other groups: 164
 Irish: 147
 United States or American: 125
 English: 41
 Italian: 32
 German: 30
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 18
 Haitian: 16
 French (except Basque): 15
 Scotch-Irish: 11
 Polish: 8
 Scottish: 8
 Swiss: 4
 Dutch: 3
 Subsaharan African:: 3
 African: 3
 Ukrainian: 3
 Welsh: 3
 Arab:: 2
 Estonian: 2
 Lebanese: 2
 Swedish: 2
 Jamaican: 2

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

  • 51%Mexico
  • 25%Haiti
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 4%Germany
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%Other South America
  • 2%Other Eastern Europe

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

62% of Blades residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 28% lived in Delaware.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 11
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 39
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 88
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 26
  • Associate degree: 4
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 105
  • Less than 1 year of college: 17
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 35
  • Associate degree: 20
  • Bachelor's degree: 11
  • Master's degree: 3
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 37.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 66.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 80.0%Females
Blades marital status for males
Blades marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $68,344

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blades:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 21.6%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

5.3%
Delaware:

17.8%

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

2.6%
Delaware:

14.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Delaware:

21.4%

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)