Harrington, DE Profile: Facts & Data


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Harrington, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Harrington had a population of 3,893 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Harrington is located at latitude 38.9245 and longitude -75.5695 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The City of Harrington (GNIS ID: 2390598) 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 City of Harrington is located within Harrington Division of Kent County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrington: Clarks Corner, Clark's Corner.

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


Total Population 3,893
Population in Households 3,893
Population in Familes 3,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,417
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $37,923
Average Household Income $49,070
Per Capita Income $19,527


Total Housing Units 1,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $183,376
Average Home Value $194,161


Total Households 1,519
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 954
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.08% 0.81%
Households 1.09% 0.83%
Families 0.94% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Harrington, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrington 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 # 23 71st
Population Density # 38 52nd
Diversity Index # 35 56th
Median Household Income # 77 1st
Per Capita Income # 74 5th

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