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Pike Creek, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Pike Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 7,952 as of July 1, 2019. Pike Creek 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 Pike Creek is located at latitude 39.7309 and longitude -75.7041 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Pike Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Pike Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389667) 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 Pike Creek Census Designated Place is located within Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood Division of New Castle County.


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Pike Creek, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pike Creek, DE Housing Affordability Index is 168
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

Pike Creek, DE Wealth Index is 189
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 7,952
Population in Households 7,647
Population in Familes 6,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 305
Population Density 2,888
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $112,523
Average Household Income $135,146
Per Capita Income $52,666
Wealth Index3 189

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,676 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 500 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $344,479
Housing Affordability Index2 168
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,175
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,168
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 0.07% -0.09%
Households 0.08% -0.04%
Families -0.11% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Pike Creek, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pike Creek 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 # 16 81st
Population Density # 12 86th
Diversity Index # 49 38th
Median Household Income # 6 94th
Per Capita Income # 12 86th

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