Little Creek, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Little Creek, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Little Creek had a population of 199 as of July 1, 2016. Little Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Little Creek is located at latitude 39.1662 and longitude -75.448 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Little Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Little Creek (GNIS ID: 2391271) 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 Town of Little Creek is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Little Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Little Creek: Bayview, Little Creek Landing.

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Little Creek, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 199
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 145
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,434
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $164,583
Average Home Value $191,327


Median Household Income $49,221
Average Household Income $58,034
Per Capita Income $23,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.88% 1.46%
Households -1.63% 1.41%
Families -3.38% 1.17%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Little Creek, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Little Creek to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 70 10th
Population Density1 # 33 58th
Diversity Index2 # 15 82nd
Median Household Income # 59 25th
Per Capita Income # 54 31st

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