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Population (year 2000): 6,699. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,997 (+4.4% change)
Males: 2,928 (43.7%), Females: 3,771 (56.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $28,402 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Seaford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.9%)
  • Black (30.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), Irish (12.5%), English (12.3%), German (8.8%), Italian (3.1%), Polish (2.2%).Delaware

Elevation: 29 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Seaford,

For population 25 years and over in Seaford

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seaford city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.9% Foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +996 (+17.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Vineland, (71.1 miles pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (82.7 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (99.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: DE (1.0 miles Blades, Bethel, DE (5.3 miles) , DE (6.7 miles Laurel, DE (6.8 miles Bridgeville, Galestown, MD (8.7 miles) , MD (10.1 miles Sharptown, MD (11.3 miles Federalsburg, DE (11.3 miles Greenwood,

Latitude: 38.64 N, Longitude: 75.62 W

Area code: 302


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.8%), Manufacturing (19.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.5%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,832 (+72.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 975 (44.1%)


 

Crime in Seaford by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 29.9 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 1 8 3
    per 100,000 59.7 14.9 119.4 44.8
Robberies 19 16 16 15
    per 100,000 283.6 238.8 238.8 223.9
Assaults 63 42 30 35
    per 100,000 940.4 627.0 447.8 522.5
Burglaries 50 47 74 81
    per 100,000 746.4 701.6 1104.6 1209.1
Thefts 337 297 360 324
    per 100,000 5030.6 4433.5 5373.9 4836.5
Auto thefts 13 6 8 15
    per 100,000 194.1 89.6 119.4 223.9
566.1 466.5 510.8 485.6

Average climate in Seaford, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Seaford,

Seaford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Seaford city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Antwan Lake - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jul 10, 1979).


Hospital/medical center in Seaford:
  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (801 MIDDLEFORD RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Seaford:
  • DEER'S HEAD CENTER (about 18 miles; SALISBURY, MD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHESAPEAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA GENL HOSP (about 19 miles; SALISBURY, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seaford:
  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 23 miles; SALISBURY, MD; ID: SBY)
  • DOVER AFB (about 35 miles; DOVER, DE; ID: DOV)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 71 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seaford:
  • LAUREL (about 8 miles; LAUREL, DE; ID: N06)
  • CHORMAN (about 14 miles; FARMINGTON, DE; ID: D74)
  • BENNETT (about 17 miles; SALISBURY, MD; ID: 1N5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4 $11,759 $35,277 0 $0
Electric Power 15 $54,809 $43,847 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,346 $32,076 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $15,657 $31,314 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $20,776 $49,862 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $83,677 $43,657 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $21,255 $25,506 1 $474
Streets and Highways 4 $11,086 $33,258 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   2 $709
Sewerage 6 $18,673 $37,346 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $15,484 $37,161 7 $1,643
Totals for Government 80 $258,522 $38,778 10 $2,826
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seaford:
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-OWENS (about 16 miles; GEORGETOWN, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,053)
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; SALISBURY, MD; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 31 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; FT enrollment: 2,940)
  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 64 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY (about 64 miles; ANNAPOLIS, MD; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; ARNOLD, MD; FT enrollment: 6,467)
Public high school in Seaford:
  • SEAFORD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 957; Location: 399 NORTH MARKET STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Seaford:
  • SEAFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 264; Location: 110 HOLLY STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seaford:
  • SEAFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 806; Location: 500 EAST STEIN HIGHWAY; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • BLADES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 900 SOUTH ARCH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 1 SWAIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST SEAFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 511 SUSSEX AVENUE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • SEAFORD CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 1 DELAWARE PLACE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SUSSEX ORTHOPEDIC PROGRAM (Location: ONE DELAWARE PLACE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Seaford:
  • CHILD CRAFT COMPANY (Students: 110; Location: 1307 LAUREL HWY; Grades: PK - 3)
  • DAVID G. FLEAGLE SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: RT. 4 BOX 703; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Seaford:
  • SEAFORD DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $240,162; Location: 402 NORTH PORTER STREET; 51,395 books; 1,914 audio materials; 1,887 video materials; 114 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Seaford: Seaford Sports Complex (A), Ross Mansion (B), Methodist Manor Home (C).

Churches in Seaford include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Christian Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Seaford Presbyterian Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Grace Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Williams Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Herring Run (A), Clear Brook (B).

Parks in Seaford include: Kiwanis Park (1), Soroptimist Park (2), Williams Pond Park (3).


Seaford compared to Delaware state average:
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Seaford:
  • WJWK (1280 AM; 1 kW; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Seaford:
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
TV broadcast stations around Seaford:
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

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