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Edgemoor, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Edgemoor Census Designated Place had a population of 6,102 as of July 1, 2016. Edgemoor ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgemoor is located at latitude 39.7563 and longitude -75.5074 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Edgemoor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Edgemoor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389027) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Edgemoor Census Designated Place is located within Brandywine Division of New Castle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgemoor 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 Edgemoor: Edge Moor.

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


Total Population 6,102
Population in Households 6,100
Population in Familes 4,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 3,269
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 2,802
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,452
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,583 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,219 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $191,962
Average Home Value $202,685


Median Household Income $52,962
Average Household Income $68,411
Per Capita Income $31,394
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.08%
Households 1.43% 1.23%
Families 1.18% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Edgemoor, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgemoor 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 # 19 77th
Population Density1 # 11 87th
Diversity Index2 # 27 66th
Median Household Income # 47 40th
Per Capita Income # 27 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.