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Harrington, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Harrington had a population of 3,926 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Harrington is located at latitude 38.9237 and longitude -75.5777 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrington 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Harrington, DE Housing Affordability Index is 99
State of Delaware Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Harrington, DE Wealth Index is 43
State of Delaware Wealth Index is 110
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,926
Population in Households 3,926
Population in Familes 3,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,442
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,636
Average Household Income $51,910
Per Capita Income $20,899
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 710 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 830 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $193,378
Housing Affordability Index2 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,540
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 968
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.84%
Households 1.0% 0.92%
Families 0.88% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 2019 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 # 24 70th
Population Density # 38 52nd
Diversity Index # 35 56th
Median Household Income # 77 1st
Per Capita Income # 74 5th

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