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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lewes City, 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
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Male:

Under 5 years : 35

5 to 9 years : 88

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 39

30 to 34 years : 56

35 to 39 years : 71

40 to 44 years : 38

45 to 49 years : 58

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 68

62 to 64 years : 191

65 and 66 years : 49

67 to 69 years : 123

70 to 74 years : 143

75 to 79 years : 120

80 to 84 years : 22

85 years and over : 45

Female:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 16

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 21

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 90

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 99

45 to 49 years : 141

50 to 54 years : 142

55 to 59 years : 252

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 73

65 and 66 years : 110

67 to 69 years : 99

70 to 74 years : 161

75 to 79 years : 104

80 to 84 years : 108

85 years and over : 152


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,656

Multiple ancestry : 1,047

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 81

Ancestry not reported : 317


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lewes City, Delaware)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,990

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 14

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 13

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 70

Not a U.S. citizen : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Total:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 17 years : 120

18 to 24 years : 80

25 to 34 years : 202

35 to 44 years : 233

45 to 54 years : 430

55 to 59 years : 338

60 and 61 years : 126

62 to 64 years : 264

65 to 74 years : 685

75 years and over : 551

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 58

5 to 17 years : 82

18 to 24 years : 80

25 to 34 years : 49

35 to 44 years : 122

45 to 54 years : 241

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 56

65 to 74 years : 115

75 years and over : 160

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 38

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 153

35 to 44 years : 111

45 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 284

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 208

65 to 74 years : 533

75 years and over : 391

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 13

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 : 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 : 47

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 37

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 412

Female : 653

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 845

Female : 1,080

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 27

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 37

Female : 47


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Born in state of residence : 865

Born in other state in the United States : 1,906

Native: born outside the United States : 27

Foreign born : 73


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 228

Now married, except separated : 554

Divorced : 86

Separated : 0

Widowed : 73

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 175

Now married, except separated : 1,255

Divorced : 232

Separated : 25

Widowed : 200

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 13

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 84

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,833

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 92

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lewes City, Delaware

  • English: 543   (18.6%)
  • Irish: 493   (16.9%)
  • German: 460   (15.8%)
  • Other Groups: 224   (7.7%)
  • Italian: 194   (6.7%)
  • United States Or American: 169   (5.8%)
  • Scottish: 111   (3.8%)
  • Polish: 96   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 75   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 70   (2.4%)
  • Dutch: 54   (1.9%)
  • British: 50   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 48   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 42   (1.4%)
  • Russian: 38   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 25   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.8%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 18   (0.6%)
  • European: 16   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Serbian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 15   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 10   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 10   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 9   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 9   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 9   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 9   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 5   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 3   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lewes City, Delaware is 3,101



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lewes City, Delaware: 1,321
Female Population in Lewes City, Delaware: 1,780


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lewes City, Delaware: 62.4
Median Female Resident Age in Lewes City, Delaware: 58.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Delaware is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lewes City, Delaware


White


Both sexes

63.4

Male

62.7

Female

63.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

50.8

Male

48.5

Female

53.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

63.5

Male

65.0

Female

59.0

Asian


Both sexes

55.0

Male

66.0

Female

52.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

60.5

Male

80.5

Female

40.5

Other


Both sexes

29.5

Male

5.5

Female

31.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

9.5

Female

23.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.7

Male

38.3

Female

39.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

63.5

Male

62.9

Female

63.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Lewes City, Delaware


  • White: 2,871
  • African American: 179
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 11
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 40



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lewes City, Delaware

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (1%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 51   (4.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (1.82%)
  • 11th Grade: 20   (1.82%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 47   (4.28%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 177   (16.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 53   (4.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 145   (13.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 43   (3.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 285   (25.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 138   (12.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 58   (5.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 32   (2.91%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (1.79%)
  • 9th Grade: 30   (2.23%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (1.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 65   (4.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 35   (2.61%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 279   (20.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 81   (6.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 179   (13.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (6.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 315   (23.45%)
  • Master's Degree: 178   (13.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 32   (2.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lewes City, Delaware

  • Cape Henlopen School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-6686, Students: 4,371 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lewes City, Delaware

  • Shields (richard A.) Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 910 Shields Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-7748, Students: 559 )

  • Beacon Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-6288, Students: 517 )

  • Sussex Consortium


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 520 Dupont Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-7210, Students: 159 )

  • Lewes Day Treatment Center (6-13)


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 224 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-5338, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lewes City, Delaware

  • Cape Henlopen High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 645-7711, Students: 1,152 )

  • Career Opportunities


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, Phone: (302) 644-7905, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Lewes City, Delaware

Public Libraries (Central) In Lewes City, Delaware

  • Lewes Public Library


    111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lewes City, Delaware


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lewes City, 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 Lewes City, Delaware.

Area Features of Lewes City, Delaware


Bar


(1) Brown Shoal   (2) The Shears  

Bay


(1) Breakwater Harbor   (2) Harbor Of Refuge  

Bridge


(1) Love Creek Bridge   (2) South Street Bridge  

Building


(1) Delaware River And Bay Authority Police Station   (2) Delaware State Police Troop 7   (3) Lewes - Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Department Station 3   (4) Lewes City Hall   (5) Lewes Fire Department Incorporated Station 1 Headquarters   (6) Lewes Police Department   (7) Lewes Public Library   (8) Lewes Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (9) Zwaanendael Museum  

Cape


(1) Gills Neck   (2) Hells Neck   (3) Sipps Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Ebenezer Cemetery   (3) Saint George Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel United Methodist Church   (2) First Baptist Church Of Lewes   (3) Friendship Church   (4) Groome United Methodist Church   (5) Israel Church   (6) Lewes Presbyterian Church   (7) Midway Asembly Of God Church   (8) Saint Jude The Apostle Church   (9) Saint Peters Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lewes  

Dam


(1) Goslee Mill Pond Dam   (2) Red Mill Pond Dam  

Gut


(1) Black Hog Gut   (2) Hetty Fisher Glade   (3) Roosevelt Inlet   (4) Stillman Glade  

Hospital


(1) Beebe Medical Center  

Island


(1) Beach Plum Island  

Lake


(1) Blockhouse Pond   (2) Bookhammers Pond   (3) Hetty Fisher Pond   (4) Welches Pond  

Locale


(1) Cool Spring Grange   (2) Lewes City Power Plant   (3) Lewes Sewage Treatment Plant   (4) Lewes-cape May Ferry   (5) Marsh Island Golf Course   (6) Maulls Wharf Historical   (7) Midway Shopping Center   (8) North Jetty Light   (9) Peddlers Village Shopping Center   (10) South Jetty Light  

Mine


(1) Lewes Pit  

Park


(1) Beach Plum Island State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Arabian Acres   (2) Arbre Park Mobile Home Park   (3) Belltown   (4) Black Hog Landing   (5) Capes Cove Mobile Home Park   (6) Carpenters Corner   (7) Colonial East Mobile Home Park   (8) Country Village   (9) Covey Creek   (10) Donovan Development   (11) Dutch Acres   (12) East Mill Run   (13) Edgewater   (14) Fisher Landing   (15) Five Points   (16) Fox Hollow   (17) Goslee Mill   (18) Green Hill   (19) Heronwood   (20) Highland Acres   (21) Holly Pines Mobile Home Park   (22) Jimtown   (23) Lewes   (24) Lewes Beach   (25) Log Cabin Mobile Home Park   (26) Long Acres   (27) Mallard Point   (28) Marshtown   (29) Mcnichol Place   (30) Midway Estates   (31) Midway Park   (32) Midway Park Subdivision   (33) Mill Creek Manor   (34) Mill Pond Acres   (35) Millpond Acres   (36) Murrays Corner   (37) Nassau   (38) Nassau Park Mobile Home Park   (39) Overbrook   (40) Overbrook Shores   (41) Oyster Rocks   (42) Pilottown   (43) Pinetown   (44) Quakers Heights   (45) Quakertown   (46) Red Hill Manor   (47) Red Mill Farms   (48) Robinsonville   (49) Sand Dunes Village   (50) Sandy Brae   (51) Savannah Place   (52) Sea Spray Village   (53) Shady Side   (54) Shaffer Property   (55) Star Landing   (56) Swanendael   (57) Sweet Briar Mobile Home Park   (58) The Plantations   (59) Tri-state Mobile Home Park   (60) Webb Landing   (61) Wescoats Corner   (62) Woods Edge  

Post Office


(1) Lewes Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Goslee Mill Pond   (2) Red Mill Pond  

School


(1) Beebe Hospital School Of Nursing   (2) Cape Henlopen Junior High School   (3) Lewes Junior High School   (4) Nassau School   (5) Rabbits Ferry School   (6) Richard A Shields Elemantary School   (7) University Of Delaware College Of Marine Studies  

Stream


(1) Broadkill River   (2) Bundicks Branch   (3) Canary Creek   (4) Ditch Creek   (5) Ebenezer Branch   (6) Fisher Creek   (7) Goslee Creek   (8) Martin Branch   (9) Old Mill Creek  

Swamp


(1) Great Marsh  

Tower


(1) Tower Number Eight   (2) Wgmd Radio Tower   (3) Wgmd-fm Rehoboth Beach  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lewes City, Delaware

19958 (pop. 13,949)


Cities Nearby Lewes City, Delaware

Lewes Ccd, DE  (pop. 27,359) 3.3 Miles
Henlopen Acres Town, DE  (pop. 148) 4.7 Miles
Rehoboth Beach City, DE  (pop. 1,264) 5.2 Miles
Dewey Beach Town, DE  (pop. 282) 6.6 Miles
Milton Ccd, DE  (pop. 12,519) 7.4 Miles
Milton Town, DE  (pop. 2,017) 9.2 Miles
Long Neck Cdp, DE  (pop. 2,366) 10.9 Miles
Millsboro Ccd, DE  (pop. 27,568) 12.9 Miles
Slaughter Beach Town, DE  (pop. 111) 13.3 Miles
Georgetown Town, DE  (pop. 5,113) 14.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lewes City, Delaware

302



Elevation in Lewes City, Delaware is 13.0 ft. (4.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lewes City, Delaware

Lat: 38.775939 N        Long: -75.142101 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lewes City, 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 Lewes City, Delaware

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 34   (3.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 20   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 24   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 44   (3.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 82   (7.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 199   (17.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 163   (14.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 176   (15.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 92   (8.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 115   (10.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 26   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 21   (1.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 82   (7.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 52   (4.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 941

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 14

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 51

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 36

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 19

Bicycle : 35

Walked : 71

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 122


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Less than 5 minutes : 40

5 to 9 minutes : 311

10 to 14 minutes : 112

15 to 19 minutes : 169

20 to 24 minutes : 110

25 to 29 minutes : 12

30 to 34 minutes : 248

35 to 39 minutes : 28

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 74

60 to 89 minutes : 36

90 or more minutes : 27


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lewes City, Delaware)

With Social Security income : 761

No Social Security income : 769


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lewes City, Delaware)

With retirement income : 755

No retirement income : 775


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 56

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $44,999 : 13

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 114

$60,000 to $74,999 : 177

$75,000 to $99,999 : 238

$100,000 to $124,999 : 99

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 64

$200,000 or more : 111


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $80,261


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lewes City, Delaware

  • WCMC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; North Wildwood, NJ; Owner: Equity Communications, L.p.)
  • WJWK (1280 AM; 0.84 kW; Blades, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Radio Broadcast Communications, Inc.)
  • WXXY (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Dover, DE; Owner: Wxxy Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WXXY (1600 AM; 3.9 kW; Dover, DE; Owner: Wxxy Broadcasting, 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)

FM Radio Stations Near Lewes City, Delaware

  • WNCL (101.3 FM; Houston, DE; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; Rio Grande, NJ; Owner: Equity Communications, L.p.)
  • 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)
  • WSNQ (105.5 FM; Cape May Court House, NJ; Owner: Equity Communications, L.p.)
  • WSJQ (106.7 FM; Cape May, NJ; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WYPO (106.9 FM; Berlin, MD; Owner: Wypr License Holding Llc)
  • WJPG (88.1 FM; Cape May Court House, NJ; Owner: Maranatha Ministries)
  • 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)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; Whitesboro, NJ; Owner: Mercer County Community College)
  • 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.)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; Cape May Court House, NJ; Owner: New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; Frankford, DE; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation, Inc.)
  • 990728MC (91.1 FM; Frederica, DE; Owner: World Revivals, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Frederica, DE; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Cape May Point, NJ; Owner: The Collegium Center For Faith And Culture)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Dewey Beach, DE; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Stone Harbor, NJ; Owner: Hope Christian Church Of Marlton, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Blades, DE; Owner: Iglesia Cristiana Ebenezer)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Cape May Court House, NJ; Owner: Soul Mates)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Georgetown, DE; Owner: University Of Delaware)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; North Wildwood, NJ; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; Lewes, DE; Owner: Resort Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WEZW (93.1 FM; North Wildwood, NJ; Owner: Equity Communications, L.p.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WILW (94.3 FM; Cape May Court House, NJ; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; Berlin, 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)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; North Wildwood, NJ; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lewes City, Delaware

  • WDPB (Channel 64; Blades, DE; Owner: Whyy, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lewes City, Delaware

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 305  (46.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (11.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 109  (16.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 96  (14.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 273  (48.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 84  (14.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 188  (33.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 26 Farms In Lewes City, Delaware


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lewes City, Delaware

Citizens Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $201.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 864

Manufacturers And Traders Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $180.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 734

Fulton Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Fsb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 43

County Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $336.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

Community Bank Delaware - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $151.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lewes City, Delaware

  • Rehoboth Aircrafters


    (about 4.0 miles in Dewey Beach, Delaware; Airport Code: REH)

  • Sussex County


    (about 13.1 miles in Georgetown, Delaware; Airport Code: GED)

  • Cape May County


    (about 20.3 miles in Cape May, New Jersey; Airport Code: WWD)

  • Dover AFB


    (about 29.8 miles in Dover, Delaware; Airport Code: DOV)

  • Ocean City Municipal


    (about 32.2 miles in Berlin, Maryland; Airport Code: OCE)

  • Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional


    (about 36.2 miles in Salisbury, Maryland; Airport Code: SBY)

  • Millville Municipal


    (about 41.1 miles in Millville, New Jersey; Airport Code: MIV)

  • Ocean City Municipal


    (about 44.2 miles in Ocean City, New Jersey; Airport Code: NJ4)

  • Easton Municipal


    (about 49.9 miles in Easton, Maryland; Airport Code: ESN)

  • Easton/Newnam Field


    (about 49.9 miles in Easton, Maryland; Airport Code: ESN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lewes City, Delaware

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.16%

Carpooled

9.22%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.58%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.91%

Walked

5.32%

Other Means

0.66%

Worked At Home

6.15%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lewes City, 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
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 875

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 13

Female householder, no husband present : 136

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 423

Householder not living alone : 83


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 16

Male householder and female partner : 27

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,487


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 788

Renter-occupied housing units : 87

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 77

Renter-occupied housing units : 59

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 426

Renter-occupied housing units : 80


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 98

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 65

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 91

$35,000 to $39,999 : 70

$40,000 to $44,999 : 29

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 144

$60,000 to $74,999 : 228

$75,000 to $99,999 : 290

$100,000 to $124,999 : 125

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 87

$200,000 or more : 158


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Total : 2,684


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Occupied : 1,530

Vacant : 1,154


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : 89

Built 2000 to 2004 : 386

Built 1990 to 1999 : 601

Built 1980 to 1989 : 373

Built 1970 to 1979 : 231

Built 1960 to 1969 : 159

Built 1950 to 1959 : 137

Built 1940 to 1949 : 145

Built 1939 or earlier : 563


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Utility gas : 52

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 494

Electricity : 717

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 250

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 17

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 10

$80,000 to $89,999 : 12

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 12

$175,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 to $249,999 : 23

$250,000 to $299,999 : 29

$300,000 to $399,999 : 181

$400,000 to $499,999 : 106

$500,000 to $749,999 : 379

$750,000 to $999,999 : 333

$1,000,000 or more : 171


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lewes City, 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 : 51

Home equity loan only : 150

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 22

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 440

Housing units without a mortgage : 641


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lewes City, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : $656,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $601,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $477,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $764,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $505,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $650,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $625,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $857,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lewes City, Delaware: 56.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Delaware: 67.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lewes City, Delaware

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Lewes City, DE): $48,707
Median Household Income In 2000 (Delaware): $47,381


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lewes City): $243,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Delaware): $122,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lewes City): $595
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Delaware): $639


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lewes City, Delaware

Utility Gas: 0.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.5%
Electricity: 40.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 34.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
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 Lewes City, Delaware are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Lewes City, Delaware

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 52 $178,929 1 $2,407 124 $41,291 $19.41
Financial Administration 2 $5,055 0 $0 0 $30,330 --
Other Government Administration 3 $14,778 0 $0 0 $59,112 --
Police Protection - Officers 13 $40,600 0 $0 0 $37,477 --
Police - Other 1 $2,179 0 $0 0 $26,148 --
Solid Waste Management 9 $25,124 0 $0 0 $33,499 --
Water Supply 4 $18,412 0 $0 0 $55,236 --
Electric Power 13 $45,786 0 $0 0 $42,264 --
Other and Unallocable 7 $26,995 1 $2,407 124 $46,277 $19.41

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Lewes City, Delaware

Generations Home Care, Inc.


     Address: 205 E. Market Street, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/1/1982

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

Addus Healthcare


     Address: 1003 Mattlind Way, Milford, Delaware 19963
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/30/1996

Cape May County Health Department Hha


     Address: 6 Moore Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Lewes City, Delaware

Beebe Medical Center


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

Cape Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: Two Stone Harbor Blvd, Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital


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

Atlantic General Hospital


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

Bayhealth Medical Center


     Address: 640 S State Street, Dover, Delaware 19901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Lewes City, Delaware

Harbor Healthcare & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 301 Ocean View Blvd, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 168
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Cadbury At Lewes


     Address: 17028 Cadbury Circle, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 20%

Harrison House Of Georgetown


     Address: 110 W. North Street, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Peninsula Healthcare Services T/a Renaissance


     Address: 26002 John J Williams Highway, Millsboro, Delaware 19966
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 3
     Percent Occupied: 3%

Green Valley Terrace


     Address: 231 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Delaware 19966
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 161
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lewes City, Delaware

Name: Salem
Address: PO Box 236; Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08038
Distance: 53 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lewes City, Delaware

    Retired Workers: 4,395
    Disabled Workers: 515
    Widowers Workers: 380
    Spouses Workers: 230
    Children Workers: 195


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Lewes City, Delaware


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000
Parking Facilities: $139,000
Sewerage: $1,310,000
All Other: $6,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $828,000
Electric Utilities: $5,559,000


State Intergovernmental


Highways: $279,000
All Other: $101,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $354,000
Fire Protection: $25,000
Central Staff Services: $1,105,000
Regular Highways: $671,000
Libraries: $14,000
Parks & Recreation: $64,000
Police Protection: $1,070,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $124,000
Sewerage: $488,000
Solid Waste Management: $301,000
Electric Utilities: $840,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $1,001,000


Other Capital Outlay


Regular Highways: $614,000


General


Interest On Debt: $201,000


Tax


Property: $1,410,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $128,000
Other License: $98,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $1,744,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $14,000
Interest Earnings: $674,000
Fines & Forfeits: $57,000
Rents: $39,000
General Revenue, Nec: $29,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $4,204,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $5,081,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,872,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,330,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $23,315,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,500,000


(updated 2006)



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 Lewes City, 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 Lewes City, 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 Lewes City, Delaware directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Lewes City, 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 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
    per 100,000 34 0 0 0 64 32 0 0 0 62 0 35 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 127 0 32 32 0 62 0 35 0
Assault 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 4 9 4 7 7 6
    per 100,000 34 66 99 33 32 63 32 129 286 124 252 248 209
Burglary 19 19 4 11 16 41 24 28 22 16 15 11 14
    per 100,000 638 629 132 360 509 1,300 765 903 698 497 541 390 488
Larceny Theft 58 55 38 50 51 66 32 70 64 65 59 51 58
    per 100,000 1,947 1,821 1,254 1,638 1,624 2,093 1,020 2,257 2,032 2,017 2,126 1,809 2,022
Vehicle Theft 3 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 4 1 0 2 3
    per 100,000 101 0 33 0 96 63 0 32 127 31 0 71 105
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
20 19 11 15 18 27 14 25 23 21 19 16 19
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
10 10 6 8 10 14 7 13 12 11 10 9 10


(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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