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Demographics Analysis

The people of Laurel Town, Delaware give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Male:

Under 5 years : 196

5 to 9 years : 145

10 to 14 years : 161

15 to 17 years : 174

18 and 19 years : 85

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 170

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 133

35 to 39 years : 104

40 to 44 years : 128

45 to 49 years : 83

50 to 54 years : 100

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 41

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 33

75 to 79 years : 71

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 246

5 to 9 years : 138

10 to 14 years : 149

15 to 17 years : 88

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 140

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 182

25 to 29 years : 121

30 to 34 years : 119

35 to 39 years : 79

40 to 44 years : 185

45 to 49 years : 185

50 to 54 years : 114

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 87

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 31

70 to 74 years : 62

75 to 79 years : 47

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,983

Multiple ancestry : 563

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 395


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,750

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 66

Not a U.S. citizen : 125


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Total:

Under 5 years : 442

5 to 17 years : 855

18 to 24 years : 602

25 to 34 years : 419

35 to 44 years : 496

45 to 54 years : 482

55 to 59 years : 140

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 128

65 to 74 years : 202

75 years and over : 164

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 330

5 to 17 years : 563

18 to 24 years : 426

25 to 34 years : 182

35 to 44 years : 187

45 to 54 years : 265

55 to 59 years : 66

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 85

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 108

5 to 17 years : 292

18 to 24 years : 159

25 to 34 years : 181

35 to 44 years : 229

45 to 54 years : 211

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 89

65 to 74 years : 54

75 years and over : 79

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 56

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 28

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 981

Female : 1,310

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 735

Female : 724

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 95

Female : 96


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence : 741

Born in other state in the United States : 963

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 52


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 757

Now married, except separated : 483

Divorced : 151

Separated : 55

Widowed : 105

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 396

Now married, except separated : 505

Divorced : 181

Separated : 9

Widowed : 77

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 41

Now married, except separated : 140

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Speak only English : 3,223

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 112

Speak English less than "very well" : 101

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 48

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Other Groups: 1,484   (39.1%)
  • English: 532   (14.0%)
  • United States Or American: 451   (11.9%)
  • Irish: 446   (11.8%)
  • German: 294   (7.8%)
  • Italian: 92   (2.4%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 70   (1.8%)
  • Welsh: 64   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 55   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 53   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 53   (1.4%)
  • Armenian: 40   (1.1%)
  • Danish: 36   (0.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 29   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 18   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 17   (0.4%)
  • British: 12   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 7   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.2%)
  • Polish: 6   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Laurel Town, Delaware is 3,941



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Laurel Town, Delaware: 1,811
Female Population in Laurel Town, Delaware: 2,130


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Laurel Town, Delaware: 24.4
Median Female Resident Age in Laurel Town, Delaware: 27.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Delaware is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Laurel Town, Delaware


White


Both sexes

38.3

Male

37.4

Female

38.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.0

Male

20.7

Female

24.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

18.5

Male

17.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

40.5

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.0

Male

30.5

Female

26.3

Other


Both sexes

20.3

Male

19.5

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.7

Male

10.4

Female

13.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.6

Male

21.0

Female

22.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.1

Male

38.0

Female

39.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Laurel Town, Delaware


  • White: 1,756
  • African American: 1,989
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 52
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 17
  • Two or More Races: 127



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Laurel Town, Delaware citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Laurel Town, Delaware

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 14   (1.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 31   (3.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (3.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (1.54%)
  • 10th Grade: 75   (8.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 110   (12.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 54   (5.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 293   (32.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 75   (8.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 95   (10.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 35   (3.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 62   (6.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (1.65%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 35   (2.95%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (5.81%)
  • 9th Grade: 55   (4.63%)
  • 10th Grade: 170   (14.32%)
  • 11th Grade: 162   (13.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 49   (4.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 259   (21.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (6.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 168   (14.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 41   (3.45%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 77   (6.49%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (0.51%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 19   (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Laurel School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1160 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6100, Students: 2,131 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Laurel Town, Delaware

  • North Laurel Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-4, Location: 300 Wilson Street, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6130, Students: 540 )

  • Laurel Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 801 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6113, Students: 358 )

  • Laurel Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 801 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6110, Students: 355 )

  • Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 499 West Sixth Street, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6140, Students: 341 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Laurel Senior High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 1133 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6120, Students: 523 )

  • Western Sussex Academy


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 815 Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-6196, Students: 14 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Epworth Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 14511 Sycamore Road, Laurel, DE 19956, Phone: (302) 875-4488, Students: 201 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Laurel Public Library


    101 E. Fourth St, Laurel, DE 19956

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Laurel Town, Delaware


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Laurel Town, Delaware affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Laurel Town, Delaware.

Area Features of Laurel Town, Delaware


Airport


(1) Laurel Airport  

Area


(1) Eastern Shore   (2) Pepper Tract  

Building


(1) Laurel Fire Department Incorporated   (2) Laurel Police Department   (3) Laurel Public Library   (4) Laurel Town Hall  

Canal


(1) Baker And West Ditch   (2) Tyndall And James Ditch  

Cape


(1) Delmarva Peninsula  

Cemetery


(1) Laurel Hill Cemetery   (2) New Mount Zion Methodist Cemetery   (3) Odd Fellows Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethesda Church   (2) Centenary United Methodist Church   (3) Christ Evangelical Church   (4) Church Of God Of Prophecy   (5) Epworth Church   (6) Epworth Fellowship Church   (7) First Baptist Church Of Laurel   (8) Kings Church   (9) Laurel Baptist Church   (10) Little Hill Church   (11) Living Water Church   (12) New Zion United Methodist Church   (13) Saint John American Methodist Episcopal Zion Church   (14) Saint Matthews First Baptist Church   (15) Saint Pauls United Methodist Church   (16) Saint Phillips Church   (17) Shiloh Church   (18) Trinity Church   (19) United Deliverance Bible Center   (20) Woodland United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Laurel-delmar Division   (2) Little Creek Hundred   (3) Town Of Laurel  

Dam


(1) Chipman Pond Dam   (2) Davis Pond Dam   (3) Records Pond Dam   (4) Trap Pond Dam   (5) Trussum Pond Dam  

Lake


(1) Ellis Pond   (2) Pepper Pond   (3) Raccoon Pond  

Locale


(1) Delmarva Christian Camp   (2) Dickerson Manor   (3) Lowes Lakeview Campground Historical   (4) Mumford Manor   (5) Route 13 Market Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Trap Pond State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Dogwood Acres   (2) Frederick Acres   (3) Hardscrabble   (4) Hearns Crossroads   (5) Hickman Village Estates Mobile Home Park   (6) Hitchens Crossroads   (7) Hollybrook Apartments   (8) Hollywoods Park   (9) Lake Pines   (10) Lakeside Manor   (11) Laurel   (12) Laurel Creek   (13) Laurel Mobile Home Park   (14) Lowe   (15) Midnight Thicket   (16) Pepper   (17) Pepperbox   (18) Pusey Development   (19) Sandy Fork   (20) Shady Acres Mobile Home Park   (21) Sussex Estates   (22) Sycamore   (23) Ward   (24) Whaleys Crossroads   (25) Woodland Heights  

Post Office


(1) Laurel Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Chipman Pond   (2) Horseys Pond   (3) Records Pond   (4) Trap Pond   (5) Trussum Pond   (6) Wileys Pond  

School


(1) Laurel Central Middle School   (2) Laurel Senior High School   (3) North Laurel Elementary School   (4) Ross Point School   (5) West Laurel School  

Stream


(1) Beaverdam Branch   (2) Cooper Branch   (3) Dukes And Jobs Ditch   (4) Dukes Ditch   (5) Elliott Pond Branch   (6) Gordon Branch   (7) Grays Branch   (8) Hitch Pond Branch   (9) James Branch   (10) Jobs Ditch   (11) Old Forge Branch   (12) Pepper Branch   (13) Raccoon Prong   (14) Rogers Branch   (15) Rossakatum Branch   (16) Saunders Branch   (17) Terrapin Pond   (18) Thompson Branch   (19) Wards Branch  

Summit


(1) Terrapin Hill  

Swamp


(1) West Pond  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Laurel Town, Delaware

19956 (pop. 13,451)


Cities Nearby Laurel Town, Delaware

Laurel Town, DE  (pop. 3,941) 0.0 Miles
Laurel-delmar Ccd, DE  (pop. 21,534) 2.6 Miles
Bethel Town, DE  (pop. 204) 2.7 Miles
Blades Town, DE  (pop. 1,860) 5.6 Miles
Seaford City, DE  (pop. 7,146) 6.5 Miles
Seaford Ccd, DE  (pop. 23,492) 6.5 Miles
Delmar Town, DE  (pop. 1,487) 6.8 Miles
Bridgeville Town, DE  (pop. 1,654) 12.9 Miles
Georgetown Ccd, DE  (pop. 12,712) 13.1 Miles
Georgetown Town, DE  (pop. 5,113) 13.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Laurel Town, Delaware

302



Elevation in Laurel Town, Delaware is 36.0 ft. (11.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Laurel Town, Delaware

Lat: 38.557091 N        Long: -75.572789 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Laurel Town, Delaware need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Delaware

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 6.91 4.51 10.33 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 6.91 4.51 10.33 0.00 6.46
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.62 7.03 4.73 10.99 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.62 7.03 4.73 10.99 0.00 6.70
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.66 7.01 4.71 10.82 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.66 7.01 4.71 10.82 0.00 6.70
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.01 7.25 4.88 11.78 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 9.01 7.25 4.88 11.78 0.00 6.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.00 4.62 11.17 0.00 6.78
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.00 4.62 11.17 0.00 6.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.09 7.08 4.72 11.95 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 9.09 7.08 4.72 11.95 0.00 6.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.97 7.00 4.68 12.04 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 8.97 7.00 4.68 12.04 0.00 6.88
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.22 7.19 4.82 12.45 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 9.22 7.19 4.82 12.45 0.00 7.00
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.13 7.07 4.65 13.17 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.13 7.07 4.65 13.17 0.00 6.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.81 3.17 0.00 0.00 3.30
  Full-Service Providers 9.17 7.39 4.73 13.24 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 9.17 7.39 4.71 13.24 0.00 7.10
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.29 3.71 5.42 0.00 0.00 4.08
  Full-Service Providers 8.54 6.12 3.68 14.19 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 8.54 5.89 3.73 14.19 0.00 6.08
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.63 1.06 0.78 0.00 0.00 0.83
  Energy-Only Providers 3.03 4.06 3.62 0.00 0.00 3.70
  Full-Service Providers 8.61 7.09 4.90 14.17 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 8.61 7.00 4.81 14.17 0.00 6.80
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.88 0.33 0.00 0.00 0.35
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 3.97 3.57 0.00 0.00 3.58
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.17 5.20 14.13 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.15 4.85 14.13 0.00 6.91
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.64 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.02 4.41 0.00 0.00 4.41
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.32 5.61 0.00 0.00 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.31 5.15 0.00 0.00 6.96
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.04 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.19
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.10 6.43 0.00 0.00 6.43
  Full-Service Providers 8.78 7.44 5.82 0.00 0.00 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.78 7.44 6.06 0.00 0.00 7.53
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.98 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.19
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.53 5.40 0.00 0.00 5.40
  Full-Service Providers 9.01 7.60 6.46 0.00 0.00 7.94
  Total Electric Industry 9.01 7.60 6.21 0.00 0.00 7.76
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.58 1.35 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.77
  Energy-Only Providers 10.64 8.45 7.59 0.00 0.00 7.97
  Full-Service Providers 11.85 10.35 7.47 0.00 0.00 10.52
  Total Electric Industry 11.85 10.21 7.67 0.00 0.00 10.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Laurel Town, Delaware

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 23   (1.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 34   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 88   (5.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 169   (11.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 189   (12.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 240   (16.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 181   (12.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 194   (13.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 60   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 65   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 82   (5.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 136   (9.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,221

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 71

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 9

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 41

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 106

Worked at home : 62


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Less than 5 minutes : 9

5 to 9 minutes : 192

10 to 14 minutes : 254

15 to 19 minutes : 176

20 to 24 minutes : 193

25 to 29 minutes : 100

30 to 34 minutes : 343

35 to 39 minutes : 36

40 to 44 minutes : 37

45 to 59 minutes : 53

60 to 89 minutes : 43

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

With Social Security income : 363

No Social Security income : 1,182


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

With retirement income : 238

No retirement income : 1,307


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 45

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $19,999 : 66

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 117

$30,000 to $34,999 : 87

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $74,999 : 178

$75,000 to $99,999 : 160

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,090


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Laurel Town, Delaware

  • WCEM (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Cambridge, MD; Owner: Mts Broadcasting, L.c.)
  • WJWK (1280 AM; 0.84 kW; Blades, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Radio Broadcast Communications, Inc.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 10.5 kW; Georgetown, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 0.5 kW; Houston, DE; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Delmar, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations Near Laurel Town, Delaware

  • WAAI (100.9 FM; Hurlock, MD; Owner: Mts Broadcasting, L.c.)
  • WQMR (101.1 FM; Newark, MD; Owner: Snow Hill Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WNCL (101.3 FM; Houston, DE; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WJKI (103.5 FM; Millville, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; Willards, MD; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; Whaleyville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WDKZ (105.5 FM; Delmar, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; Cambridge, MD; Owner: Mts Broadcasting L.c.)
  • WYPO (106.9 FM; Berlin, MD; Owner: Wypr License Holding Llc)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; Federalsburg, MD; Owner: Mts Broadcasting, L.c.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; Princess Anne, MD; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WKHI (107.7 FM; Pittsville, MD; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WRAU (88.3 FM; Whaleyville, MD; Owner: Exec. Comm. Of Bd. Of Trustees Of American Univ.)
  • 980320MD (88.7 FM; Harrington, DE; Owner: Eagle's Nest Fellowship Church)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; Blades, DE; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Allegheny East Conference Corporation Of Seventh-day Adv.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Edinboro Early School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Priority Radio, Inc.)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; Delmar, MD; Owner: Salisbury Educational B/c Foundation)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; Frankford, DE; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation, Inc.)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; Princess Anne, MD; Owner: University Of Maryland, Eastern Shore)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Dewey Beach, DE; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Trappe, MD; Owner: Faith Christian Center Of Columbus, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Secretary, MD; Owner: Hope Christian Church Of Marlton, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Blades, DE; Owner: Iglesia Cristiana Ebenezer)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Trappe, MD; Owner: Priority Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Trappe, MD; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Georgetown, DE; Owner: University Of Delaware)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; Princess Anne, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; Lewes, DE; Owner: Resort Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; Trappe, MD; Owner: Cwa Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; Delmar, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WCTG (96.5 FM; Princess Anne, MD; Owner: Sebago Broadcasting Company)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; Berlin, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; Houston, DE; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Irie Radio, Inc.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; Blades, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; Fruitland, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Laurel Town, Delaware

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; Delmar, DE; Owner: Wboc, Inc.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; Sharptown, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcast Service, Llc)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; Blades, DE; Owner: Whyy, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Laurel Town, Delaware

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 68  (8.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 113  (14.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 127  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 31  (4.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 303  (39.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 198  (25.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 194  (24.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 261  (33.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 256 Farms In Laurel Town, Delaware


(updated 2008)



Banks In Laurel Town, Delaware

Manufacturers And Traders Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $90m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 734

Fulton Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 117

The Bank Of Delmarva - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $428k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Laurel Town, Delaware

  • Sussex County


    (about 14.7 miles in Georgetown, Delaware; Airport Code: GED)

  • Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional


    (about 15.5 miles in Salisbury, Maryland; Airport Code: SBY)

  • Cambridge-Dorchester


    (about 24.6 miles in Cambridge, Maryland; Airport Code: CGE)

  • Rehoboth Aircrafters


    (about 26.6 miles in Dewey Beach, Delaware; Airport Code: REH)

  • Ocean City Municipal


    (about 29.7 miles in Berlin, Maryland; Airport Code: OCE)

  • Easton Municipal


    (about 31.6 miles in Easton, Maryland; Airport Code: ESN)

  • Easton/Newnam Field


    (about 31.7 miles in Easton, Maryland; Airport Code: ESN)

  • Dover AFB


    (about 39.8 miles in Dover, Delaware; Airport Code: DOV)

  • Wallops Flight Center


    (about 42.9 miles in Wattsville, Virginia; Airport Code: WAL)

  • Wallops Flight Facility


    (about 43.0 miles in Wattsville, Virginia; Airport Code: WAL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Laurel Town, Delaware

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.15%

Carpooled

23.65%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

1.20%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.46%

Other Means

0.67%

Worked At Home

0.87%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Laurel Town, Delaware, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 519

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 33

Female householder, no husband present : 376

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 577

Householder not living alone : 40


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 40

All other households : 1,488


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 346

Renter-occupied housing units : 173

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 85

Renter-occupied housing units : 291

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 256

Renter-occupied housing units : 361


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 167

$10,000 to $14,999 : 151

$15,000 to $19,999 : 87

$20,000 to $24,999 : 67

$25,000 to $29,999 : 216

$30,000 to $34,999 : 137

$35,000 to $39,999 : 49

$40,000 to $44,999 : 56

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 87

$60,000 to $74,999 : 188

$75,000 to $99,999 : 209

$100,000 to $124,999 : 52

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Total : 1,791


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Occupied : 1,545

Vacant : 246


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : 49

Built 2000 to 2004 : 285

Built 1990 to 1999 : 268

Built 1980 to 1989 : 119

Built 1970 to 1979 : 111

Built 1960 to 1969 : 191

Built 1950 to 1959 : 144

Built 1940 to 1949 : 114

Built 1939 or earlier : 510


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Utility gas : 434

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 128

Electricity : 684

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 283

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 16


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 29

$80,000 to $89,999 : 48

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 88

$125,000 to $149,999 : 128

$150,000 to $174,999 : 162

$175,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 to $249,999 : 65

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 31

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 6

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 78

Home equity loan only : 75

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 342

Housing units without a mortgage : 192


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Laurel Town, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : $183,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $121,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $147,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $128,600

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 : $138,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $119,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $143,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $154,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Laurel Town, Delaware: 73.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Delaware: 67.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Laurel Town, Delaware

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Laurel Town, DE): $28,321
Median Household Income In 2000 (Delaware): $47,381


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Laurel Town): $79,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Delaware): $122,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Laurel Town): $400
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Delaware): $639


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Laurel Town, Delaware

Utility Gas: 21.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.2%
Electricity: 33.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 35.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.0%
Solar Energy: 1.3%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Laurel Town, Delaware are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Laurel Town, Delaware

Peninsula Home Care


     Address: 8470 Herring Run Road, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/13/2005

Peninsula Home Care, Llc


     Address: 1001 Mount Hermon Street, Suite 200, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/19/1983

Home Health Corp Of America


     Address: 100a Bateman Street, Salisbury, Maryland 21804
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1984

Professional Home Health Care Agency Inc


     Address: 401 North Bedford Street, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/2/2003

Beebe Hospital Home Health


     Address: 20232 Ennis Road, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/22/1985

Hospitals Close To Laurel Town, Delaware

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital


     Address: 801 Middleford Rd, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Peninsula Regional Medical Center


     Address: 100 E Carroll Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Atlantic General Hospital


     Address: 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Maryland 21811
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Beebe Medical Center


     Address: 424 Savannah Rd, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Memorial Hospital At Easton


     Address: 219 S Washington St, Easton, Maryland 21601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Laurel Town, Delaware

Methodist Manor House


     Address: 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 61%

Seaford Center


     Address: 1100 Norman Eskridge Highway, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Lifecare At Lofland Park


     Address: 715 E. King Street, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 101 E. Delaware Avenue, Delmar, Delaware 19940
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Wicomico Nursing Home


     Address: P.o. Box 2378 900 Booth St, Salisbury, Maryland 21802
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Laurel Town, Delaware

Name: Calvert Cliffs
Address: 1650 Calvert Cliffs Parkway; Lusby, MD 20657
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Laurel Town, Delaware

    Retired Workers: 1,865
    Disabled Workers: 445
    Widowers Workers: 245
    Spouses Workers: 110
    Children Workers: 230


(updated 2007)



Sussex County, Delaware Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.71%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.45%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Laurel Town, Delaware citizens.

Relocation to Sussex County, DE

7.10 % of Sussex County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $55,947

Delaware Average 6.10 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $19,911

Delaware Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Sussex County, DE (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • New Castle County , DE 0.87 % ($62,931 AGI )
  • Wicomico County , MD 0.36 % ($40,402 AGI )
  • Anne Arundel County , MD 0.25 % ($64,047 AGI )

Relocation away from Sussex County, DE

4.72 % of Sussex County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,334

Delaware Average 5.32 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,950

Delaware Average 0.10 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Sussex County, DE (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , DE 0.91 % ($35,501 AGI )
  • Wicomico County , MD 0.41 % ($32,937 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MD 0.15 % ($35,098 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Delaware

Low Bracket: $5,000 (2.20%)
High Bracket: $60,000 (5.95%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Delaware

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Laurel Town, Delaware is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Laurel Town, Delaware directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Laurel Town, Delaware

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 2 0 3 2 7 5 8 2 4 5 3 3 2
    per 100,000 54 0 80 52 182 129 208 51 100 122 80 79 52
Robbery 11 13 4 12 8 11 22 24 19 18 16 10 20
    per 100,000 295 344 106 315 208 284 573 617 474 440 427 262 516
Assault 50 39 54 29 24 53 42 42 36 46 29 31 32
    per 100,000 1,342 1,032 1,435 761 623 1,371 1,093 1,079 898 1,126 774 814 826
Burglary 44 33 39 25 53 43 26 51 68 74 66 72 60
    per 100,000 1,181 873 1,036 656 1,375 1,112 677 1,311 1,696 1,811 1,762 1,890 1,549
Larceny Theft 201 191 171 109 124 149 138 157 139 174 162 159 130
    per 100,000 5,393 5,054 4,543 2,860 3,217 3,853 3,592 4,035 3,467 4,257 4,325 4,173 3,357
Vehicle Theft 19 19 16 6 3 15 10 8 2 6 8 7 5
    per 100,000 510 503 425 157 78 388 260 206 50 147 214 184 129
Arson 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 26 0 26 26 26 25 49 0 26 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
16 13 15 11 10 17 18 17 15 17 12 11 14
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
66 61 57 35 45 52 44 54 53 64 59 60 49
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
41 37 36 23 27 35 31 36 34 41 36 35 31


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Delaware

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,961 2,984 696 3,461 3,775 3,998 4,040 4,631 4,871 4,489


(updated 2014)



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