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Population (year 2000): 8,277
Males: 4,124 (49.8%), Females: 4,153 (50.2%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $110,616 (year 2000)
Median house value: $254,700 (year 2000)

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Races in North Star:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Chinese (2.7%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Asian Indian (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (21.9%), German (20.0%), Italian (15.9%), English (15.5%), Polish (8.0%), United States (4.6%).Star, Delaware

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Star

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Star CDP

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 75.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

10.4% Foreign born (6.3% Asia, 2.0% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (12.4 miles pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (43.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Creek, DE (2.9 miles Pike DE Hockessin, (3.6 miles PA (5.2 miles Toughkenamon, PA (5.8 miles Avondale, DE Newark, (5.8 miles Square, PA Kennett (6.1 miles DE (6.3 miles Brookside, Grove, PA West (7.8 miles

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 75.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.3%), Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,692 (-44.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 224 (5.6%)

Average climate in North Star, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Star-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the North Star city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 12.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Star:
  • ALFRED I DUPONT INSTITUTE (about 8 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • MEDICAL CNTR OF DELAWARE (about 8 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY MED CENTER (about 9 miles; WEST GROVE, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Star:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 12 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 36 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 45 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Star:
  • NEW GARDEN (about 5 miles; TOUGHKENAMON, PA; ID: N57)
  • RAINTREE (about 15 miles; ELKTON, MD; ID: 1C4)
  • CECIL COUNTY (about 17 miles; ELKTON, MD; ID: 58M)

Amtrak stations near North Star:
  • 7 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Star:
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 10 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,817)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; FT enrollment: 3,087)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 17 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 22 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 26 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)

Churches in North Star include: Parish of the Resurrection (A), Mill Creek Meetinghouse (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wood Duck Run (A).


North Star compared to Delaware state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in North Star:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMS (1260 AM; 1 kW; NEWARK, DE; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in North Star:
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around North Star:
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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