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Harrington, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Harrington had a population of 3,896 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Harrington is located at latitude 38.9245 and longitude -75.5695 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The City of Harrington (GNIS ID: 2390598) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Harrington is located within Harrington Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrington: Clarks Corner, Clark's Corner.

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Harrington, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,896
Daytime Population: Workers 1,260
Daytime Population: Residents 2,042
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,302
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 3,896
Population in Familes 3,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,418
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $36,622
Average Household Income $48,073
Per Capita Income $19,064


Total Housing Units 1,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 773 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 744 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $161,264
Average Home Value $176,813


Total Households 1,517
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 957
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 1.01%
Households 1.22% 1.03%
Families 1.12% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Harrington, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrington to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 71st
Population Density # 37 53rd
Diversity Index # 35 56th
Median Household Income # 77 1st
Per Capita Income # 75 4th

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