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Delaware City, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Delaware City had a population of 1,766 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Delaware City is located at latitude 39.5797 and longitude -75.5952 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delaware City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Delaware City (GNIS ID: 2390581) 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 Delaware City is located within Red Lion Division of New Castle County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delaware City: Newbold's Landing.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,766
Population in Households 1,766
Population in Familes 1,459
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,436
Diversity Index3 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,650
Average Household Income $69,276
Per Capita Income $26,744

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $211,303
Average Home Value $210,210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 474
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.29%
Households 0.4% 0.26%
Families 0.23% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Delaware City, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delaware City 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 # 41 48th
Population Density # 36 55th
Diversity Index # 52 34th
Median Household Income # 38 52nd
Per Capita Income # 47 40th

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