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The Town of Little Creek had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2022. Little Creek 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 Little Creek is located at latitude 39.1671 and longitude -75.4483 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Little Creek encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Little Creek 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 Little Creek is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Little Creek: Bayview, Little Creek Landing.

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Little Creek, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 196 (100%)
Population in Households 194 (99.0%)
Population in Families 145 (74.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,974
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $46,300
Average Household Income $67,370
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $27,491
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $191,667
Average Home Value $282,222
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.23% 0.10%
Households 0.53% 0.23%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
Owner Occupied HU   0.44%

Little Creek, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Little Creek to the other 79 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 73 9th
Population Density # 22 73rd
Median Household Income # 76 5th
Housing Affordability Index # 5 6th
Per Capita Income # 71 11th
Diversity Index # 16 81st

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