Cheswold, DE Profile: Facts & Data

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Cheswold, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Cheswold had a population of 1,442 as of July 1, 2018. Cheswold 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 Cheswold is located at latitude 39.2223 and longitude -75.5912 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheswold (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Cheswold (GNIS ID: 2390786) 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 Cheswold is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheswold: Leipsic Station, Moorton.

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Cheswold, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,442
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,121
Diversity Index3 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,842
Average Household Income $66,772
Per Capita Income $23,683

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $228,169
Average Home Value $229,014
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 497
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 7.59%
Households 0.47% 7.57%
Families 0.21% 7.44%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Cheswold, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheswold to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 45 43rd
Population Density # 53 32nd
Diversity Index # 12 87th
Median Household Income # 63 19th
Per Capita Income # 61 22nd

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