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Smyrna Town, Delaware Housing Analysis

   (County: Kent County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,710

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 75

Female householder, no husband present : 482

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 627

Householder not living alone : 142


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 102

Female householder and female partner : 12

Female householder and male partner : 104

All other households : 2,818


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,312

Renter-occupied housing units : 398

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 75

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 226

Renter-occupied housing units : 256

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 489

Renter-occupied housing units : 280


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 189

$10,000 to $14,999 : 114

$15,000 to $19,999 : 155

$20,000 to $24,999 : 138

$25,000 to $29,999 : 198

$30,000 to $34,999 : 196

$35,000 to $39,999 : 134

$40,000 to $44,999 : 150

$45,000 to $49,999 : 142

$50,000 to $59,999 : 288

$60,000 to $74,999 : 326

$75,000 to $99,999 : 398

$100,000 to $124,999 : 333

$125,000 to $149,999 : 195

$150,000 to $199,999 : 32

$200,000 or more : 48


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Total : 3,287


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Occupied : 3,036

Vacant : 251


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : 248

Built 2000 to 2004 : 743

Built 1990 to 1999 : 307

Built 1980 to 1989 : 276

Built 1970 to 1979 : 377

Built 1960 to 1969 : 364

Built 1950 to 1959 : 341

Built 1940 to 1949 : 199

Built 1939 or earlier : 432


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Utility gas : 2,087

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 51

Electricity : 585

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 264

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 12

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 37


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Smyrna Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 95

$100,000 to $124,999 : 176

$125,000 to $149,999 : 286

$150,000 to $174,999 : 236

$175,000 to $199,999 : 151

$200,000 to $249,999 : 380

$250,000 to $299,999 : 296

$300,000 to $399,999 : 290

$400,000 to $499,999 : 87

$500,000 to $749,999 : 52

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Smyrna 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 : 94

Home equity loan only : 375

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,037

Housing units without a mortgage : 596


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $215,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $260,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $186,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $172,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $191,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $183,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $164,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $175,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Smyrna Town, Delaware: 70.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Delaware: 67.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Smyrna Town, Delaware

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 99.02%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.98%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Smyrna Town, Delaware

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 27 27 $1,681,142
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 24 $724,756
  Total

31 51 $2,405,898
2000        
  Single Family 58 58 $2,929,941
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $200,000
  Total

59 63 $3,129,941
2001        
  Single Family 62 62 $3,246,278
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 62 $3,246,278
2002        
  Single Family 139 139 $10,016,218
  Two Family 1 2 $105,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

140 141 $10,121,218
2003        
  Single Family 265 265 $22,825,101
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

265 265 $22,825,101
2004        
  Single Family 250 250 $24,504,335
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

250 250 $24,504,335
2005        
  Single Family 183 183 $17,002,470
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

183 183 $17,002,470
2006        
  Single Family 126 126 $11,462,235
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

126 126 $11,462,235


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Smyrna Town, DE): $36,212
Median Household Income In 2000 (Delaware): $47,381


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Smyrna Town): $98,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Delaware): $122,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Smyrna Town): $498
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Delaware): $639


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Smyrna Town, Delaware

Utility Gas: 61.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.1%
Electricity: 16.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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