Edgemoor, DE Profile: Facts & Data


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Edgemoor, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Edgemoor Census Designated Place had a population of 6,128 as of July 1, 2018. Edgemoor ranks in the upper 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 Edgemoor is located at latitude 39.7563 and longitude -75.5074 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Edgemoor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Edgemoor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389027) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Edgemoor Census Designated Place is located within Brandywine Division of New Castle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgemoor 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 Edgemoor: Edge Moor.

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


Total Population 6,128
Population in Households 6,127
Population in Familes 4,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,283
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $55,667
Average Household Income $73,304
Per Capita Income $33,474


Total Housing Units 3,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,537 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,262 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $203,231
Average Home Value $216,943


Total Households 2,799
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,439
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.93% 0.55%
Households 1.07% 0.68%
Families 0.79% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Edgemoor, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgemoor 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 # 20 75th
Population Density # 11 87th
Diversity Index # 26 68th
Median Household Income # 46 42nd
Per Capita Income # 25 69th

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