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The North Star Census Designated Place had a population of 8,292 as of July 1, 2020. North Star ranks in the lower 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 North Star is located at latitude 39.7612 and longitude -75.7191 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the North Star Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.
The North Star Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389585) 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 North Star Census Designated Place is located within Piedmont Division of New Castle County.
|Total Population||8,292 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,292 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||7,789 (93.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$147,500|
|Average Household Income||$189,785|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$65,985|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,903 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,794 (96.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||89 ( 3.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||20 ( 0.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$443,472|
|Average Home Value||$478,042|
|Housing Affordability Index3||184|
|Average Household Size||2.88|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.77%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.27%|
The table below compares North Star to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 14||83rd|
|Population Density||# 49||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 2||99th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 63||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 7||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 60||23rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.