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Felton, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Felton had a population of 1,392 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Felton is located at latitude 39.0124 and longitude -75.5762 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Felton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Town of Felton (GNIS ID: 2390181) 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 Felton is located within Felton Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Felton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,392
Population in Households 1,392
Population in Familes 1,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,704
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $45,872
Average Household Income $58,478
Per Capita Income $23,140


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $194,444
Average Home Value $201,093


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 379
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 0.85% 0.76%
Households 0.77% 0.75%
Families 1.04% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Felton, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Felton 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 # 46 42nd
Population Density # 26 68th
Diversity Index # 41 48th
Median Household Income # 69 12th
Per Capita Income # 65 17th

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