Frederica, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Frederica, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Frederica had a population of 824 as of July 1, 2018. Frederica ranks in the lower 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 Frederica is located at latitude 39.0081 and longitude -75.4659 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Frederica (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Frederica (GNIS ID: 2390191) 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 Frederica is located within Milford North Division of Kent County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frederica: Frederica Landing, Indian Point, Johnnycake Landing, Woodside.

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


Total Population 824
Population in Households 824
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 429
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $58,954
Average Household Income $78,365
Per Capita Income $29,535


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $188,542
Average Home Value $200,106


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 209
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 0.76% 3.63%
Households 0.55% 3.54%
Families 0.35% 3.48%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Frederica, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frederica 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 # 56 29th
Population Density # 76 3rd
Diversity Index # 30 62nd
Median Household Income # 41 48th
Per Capita Income # 33 58th

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