Ellendale, Delaware

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Population in 2019: 434 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.7%
 
Males: 205  (47.4%)
Females: 229  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

31.9 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years

Zip codes: 19941.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,256 (it was $37,083 in 2000)
Ellendale:

$51,256
DE:

$70,176

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,093 (it was $14,831 in 2000)

Ellendale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $160,054 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Ellendale:

$160,054
DE:

$261,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $202,759; detached houses: $205,307; mobile homes: $173,091

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,059.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ellendale: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.7%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ellendale, DE (2019)
    • 32255.9%White alone
    • 16729.0%Black alone
    • 7412.8%Hispanic
    • 91.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone

Races in Ellendale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Ellendale, Delaware as of July 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellendale is 18 to 1.


Crime rates in Ellendale by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(487.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(232.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(232.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(574.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(280.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(243.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(455.6)
2
(450.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(287.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(1,026)
0
(0.0)
1
(243.9)
5
(1,185)
2
(465.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(1,437)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(280.1)
5
(1,348)
2
(519.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(496.3)
3
(731.7)
7
(1,659)
2
(465.1)
7
(1,595)
12
(2,703)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(232.6)
1
(227.8)
1
(225.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index192.50.00.067.253.920.871.819.9485.4149.3325.6173.1216.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ellendale, DE

Crime rate in Ellendale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Delaware average:

2.39
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Ancestries: American (32.2%), Irish (4.7%), German (1.6%), English (1.3%), European (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 52 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,711 people per square mile   (low).

Ellendale, Delaware map

36 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This town:

6.3%
Delaware:

9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $653 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $692 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (51.5 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (72.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Milton, DE (2.5 miles ),
Milford, DE (2.7 miles ),
Georgetown, DE (2.9 miles ),
Houston, DE (3.0 miles ),
Greenwood, DE (3.0 miles ),
Farmington, DE (3.1 miles),
Slaughter Beach, DE (3.1 miles),
Bridgeville, DE (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.81 N, Longitude: 75.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Ellendale, DE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ellendale, DE in 2019

Property values in Ellendale, DE

Ellendale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Delaware:

4.7%
Most common industries in Ellendale, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Food (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.9%)
  • Food (8.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Food (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Ellendale, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (12.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Religious workers (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Art and design workers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Ellendale, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.93
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00406. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00406
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ellendale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Ellendale town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellendale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
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 110.3 miles away from Ellendale center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from Ellendale center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellendale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ellendale:

  • BAYHEALTH - MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • MILFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LEWES, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellendale:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 8 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 28 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 29 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 31 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 34 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 44 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 48 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ellendale: Kent - Sussex Detoxification Center (A), Ellendale Police Department (B), Ellendale Town Hall (C), Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company Incorporated (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ellendale: The United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellendale and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTHERN GRILL OF ELLENDALE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2013)
HAND-N-HAND EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012)
DOWNING'S LOVING & LEARNING CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (2 times from OCT-12-2007 to OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2012)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

78.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households
7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ellendale:

Marital status in Ellendale, DE
  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ellendale:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Delaware average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ellendale, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This 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
Sussex County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ellendale:

46.2%
Delaware:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ellendale:

41.6%
Delaware:

45.9%

Average BMI:
Ellendale:

29.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ellendale:

21.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
Delaware:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Delaware:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

51.9%
Delaware:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.3%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ellendale, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,276$39,3120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$776
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,565
Totals for Government 1$3,276$39,3127$2,341

Ellendale government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($232.72)
    Toll Highways: $43,000 ($99.08)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($92.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($11.52)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($4.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($41.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.30)

Ellendale government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $49,000 ($112.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($92.17)
    Other: $10,000 ($23.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($41.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($41.47)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($29.95)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($96.77)

Ellendale government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($1062.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($1062.21)

Ellendale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $120,000 ($276.50)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellendale:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellendale:

  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ellendale:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Ellendale fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 2002 08:24 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 38.806959, Lon: -75.428376, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1990 06:46 AM, S16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 1984 08:24 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • 1,096Total average daily traffic
  • 132Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,172Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Richard Byrne, State Rt. 16 (Beach Highway) Ellendale Dot Yard (Lat: 38.797056 Lon: -75.392167), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, State Rt. 16 (Beach Highway) Ellendale Dot Yard (Lat: 38.797056 Lon: -75.392167), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, State Rt. 16 (Beach Highway) Ellendale Dot Yard (Lat: 38.797056 Lon: -75.392167), Type: 46.9, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 46 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, State Rt. 16 (Beach Highway) Ellendale Dot Yard (Lat: 38.797056 Lon: -75.392167), Type: 46.9, Structure height: 10005 m, Overall height: 46 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PL33XC805, 12808 Dupont Blvd (Lat: 38.804611 Lon: -75.439417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQVV289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 05/19/2015, Expiration Date: 05/19/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • PL33XC805, 12808 Dupont Rd (Lat: 38.801389 Lon: -75.439444), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRDY537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 08/20/2019, Expiration Date: 08/20/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ellendale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310Q (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1306G, N1306G, N-1306G, Serial Number: 310Q1148, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Citadel Engineering Inc, 17129 Webbs Rd, Ellendale, DE 19941

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 38 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ellendale, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.5%), and Structure Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ellendale, DE
    • 18046.5%Outside Fires
    • 15239.3%Structure Fires
    • 4912.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 61.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellendale, DE
Most common first names in Ellendale, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1972.1 years
James1870.2 years
John1777.0 years
Mary1777.7 years
George1277.3 years
Robert1164.6 years
Charles1070.4 years
Ruth972.1 years
Joseph773.1 years
Richard760.9 years
Most common last names in Ellendale, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pettyjohn1978.8 years
Smith1475.8 years
Harmon1274.2 years
Webb1077.6 years
Hall876.1 years
Drummond776.7 years
Brown768.9 years
Johnson768.2 years
Dickerson775.4 years
Owens781.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ellendale, DE
  • 41.1%Electricity
  • 33.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ellendale, DE
  • 40.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 16.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.3%Utility gas


Ellendale compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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