Henlopen Acres, DE Profile: Facts & Data


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Henlopen Acres, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Henlopen Acres had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2018. Henlopen Acres ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Henlopen Acres is located at latitude 38.7256 and longitude -75.085 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Henlopen Acres (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Henlopen Acres (GNIS ID: 2390243) 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 Henlopen Acres is located within Lewes Division of Sussex County.

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


Total Population 144
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $68,025
Average Household Income $106,911
Per Capita Income $57,700


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 2.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (65.8%)
Median Home Value $1,100,000
Average Home Value $1,287,500


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.03% 1.74%
Households 1.86% 1.73%
Families 1.13% 1.72%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Henlopen Acres, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henlopen Acres 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 # 75 4th
Population Density # 72 8th
Diversity Index # 72 8th
Median Household Income # 25 69th
Per Capita Income # 8 91st

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