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Townsend, DE (Delaware) Houses and Residents

Townsend,DE index of house prices

Total population: 2,109 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 355 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 599 (583 occupied: 499 owner occupied, 74 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,008 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $234,744.

Median contract rent in 2016: $882 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $1,632)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,255


Median gross rent in Townsend, DE in 2016: $1,130

Housing units in Townsend with a mortgage: 437 (12 second mortgage, 64 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 41

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $116,502

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $74,058

Median monthly housing costs: $1,857


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Townsend, Delaware Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $323,629 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Townsend:

$323,629
Delaware:

$243,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $239,736 - $377,627

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $288,513
Here:

$288,513
State:

$303,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $332,208
Here:

$332,208
State:

$191,925
Median year house/condo built: 2006

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,340
  • In family households: 2,247 (235 male householders, 292 female householders)
    390 spouses, 1,033 children (974 natural, 17 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 86 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 53 parents, 55 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 83 (43 male householders (24 living alone)), 10 female householders (8 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5

Size of family households: 116 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 33 1-person, 20 2-persons, 1 5-persons.

664 married couples with children.
148 single-parent households (43 men, 105 women).

88.7% of residents of Townsend speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
9.9% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 231 (9.9%)
(85.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

9.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.3
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 212 bedrooms
  • 843 bedrooms
  • 2974 bedrooms
  • 1075+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Townsend, Delaware:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 164 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 931 vehicle
  • 2792 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 321 vehicle
  • 332 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Townsend, Delaware:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 54 rooms
  • 205 rooms
  • 576 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 998 rooms
  • 2549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Townsend, Delaware:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 124 rooms
  • 85 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Townsend 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 ($)

  • Townsend, DE household income distribution

  • Townsend, DE household income distribution
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 10$45,000 to $49,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 45$60,000 to $74,999
  • 113$75,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 114$125,000 to $149,999
  • 86$150,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Townsend, DE

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Townsend, DE
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 to $249,999
  • 71$250,000 to $299,999
  • 245$300,000 to $399,999
  • 42$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Townsend, DE

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Townsend, DE
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 36$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 352010 or later
  • 292000 to 2009
  • 861990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Townsend population
Townsend commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 11
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 32
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 84
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 92
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 38
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 48
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 259
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 19
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 131
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 179
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 60
  • 90 or more minutes: 25
Townsend, DE Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.9%
Number of people working at home: 34 (3.4% of all workers)

Townsend mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 127 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 28 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (2%)
  • Walked: 5 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 130
 African: 110
 Italian: 97
 Polish: 86
 German: 79
 American: 76
 English: 49
 Jamaican: 35
 Nigerian: 34
 Scottish: 29
 Egyptian: 13
 British: 9
 Norwegian: 8
 Guyanese: 7
 Scotch-Irish: 7
 European: 4
 Swedish: 4
 Ukrainian: 4
 French Canadian: 3
 Canadian: 3
 Pennsylvania German: 3
 Armenian: 2
 Danish: 2
 Dutch: 2
 Swiss: 1

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

  • 26%Ghana
  • 13%Other Western Africa
  • 10%Nigeria
  • 10%Kenya
  • 8%Jamaica
  • 7%India
  • 6%England

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

  • This state: 1,151
  • Other state: 937
  • Northeast: 613
  • Midwest: 72
  • South: 243
  • West: 6

86% of Townsend residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 0% lived in Delaware.

Townsend:

86.3%
State average:

86.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 232
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 49
  • Associate degree: 49
  • Bachelor's degree: 148
  • Master's degree: 61
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 189
  • Less than 1 year of college: 52
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 44
  • Associate degree: 76
  • Bachelor's degree: 123
  • Master's degree: 83
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 61.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 23.6%Males
Townsend marital status for males
Townsend marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 553
  • One, attached: 15
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $107,005

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Townsend:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Townsend
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.4%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.6%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (35.1%)
  • Utility gas (29.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.9%)
  • Coal or coke (6.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

16.1%
Delaware:

12.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

3.7%
Delaware:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

31.7%
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)