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Slaughter Beach, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Slaughter Beach had a population of 220 as of July 1, 2017. Slaughter Beach 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 Slaughter Beach is located at latitude 38.9183 and longitude -75.3133 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Slaughter Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Slaughter Beach (GNIS ID: 2391412) 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 Slaughter Beach is located within Milford South Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Slaughter Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Slaughter Beach, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 220
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 162
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $80,564
Average Household Income $83,759
Per Capita Income $33,767


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 5.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (58.1%)
Median Home Value $318,421
Average Home Value $371,978


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.72%
Households 0.79% 0.55%
Families 3.17% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Slaughter Beach, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slaughter Beach to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 70 10th
Population Density # 77 1st
Diversity Index # 64 18th
Median Household Income # 12 86th
Per Capita Income # 24 70th

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