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Millsboro, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Millsboro had a population of 5,923 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Millsboro is located at latitude 38.5866 and longitude -75.3008 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Millsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Millsboro (GNIS ID: 2391304) 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 Millsboro is located within Millsboro Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Millsboro 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 Millsboro: Millsborough, Rock Haul, Rock Hole, Washington, Washington Village.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,923
Population in Households 5,773
Population in Familes 4,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 1,594
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,428
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,569
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,444 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 984 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 414 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $224,561
Average Home Value $258,899
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,546
Average Household Income $66,014
Per Capita Income $27,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 6.02% 4.21%
Households 5.84% 4.19%
Families 6.65% 4.16%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Millsboro, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Millsboro 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 # 20 75th
Population Density1 # 30 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 32 58th
Median Household Income # 54 31st
Per Capita Income # 43 45th

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