Cheswold Kent County, Delaware

Cheswold: Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States

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Cheswold is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,380. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,759 inhabitants.

Cheswold Quick Facts

Population : 1,759 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 19936
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:58:53 (20th May 2022)
Population growth : 21.55% (2010-2020)
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Location of Cheswold on Delaware map.
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Geography

Cheswold is located at 39°13'9"N 75°35'9"W (39.2192800, -75.5857600).

Cheswold map

Demographics

The population of Cheswold increased by 21.55% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,380 - census
2011 1,521 9.27% estimation process
2012 1,544 1.49% estimation process
2013 1,563 1.22% estimation process
2014 1,568 0.32% estimation process
2015 1,571 0.19% estimation process
2016 1,594 1.44% estimation process
2017 1,615 1.3% estimation process
2018 1,652 2.24% estimation process
2019 1,695 2.54% estimation process
2020 1,759 3.64% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,062
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 24,280
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,988
April 1, 2010 Population : 24,276
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.4%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 96.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,598
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,590

Cheswold zip code is 19936. County name: Kent, County fips: 10001

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,590
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $165,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,280
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $500
2015-2019 median gross rent : $661
Permits for construction, 2020 : 63
2015-2019 Households : 9,676
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,980
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 119,430
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 883,651
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 361,835
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,781
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,395
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,814
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 584
2019 total employment : 9,195
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 404,295
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,773
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,904
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,114
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 531
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,772
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 178
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,610
2010 population per square mile : 55.7
2010 land area in square miles : 435.48
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $220,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,656
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $484
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,110
2015-2019 Households : 7,188
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,989
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,579
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 81,308
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,613
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $83,949
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,685
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,282
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 538
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 519
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 159
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,074
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 87
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,110
2010 population per square mile : 1,707.4
2010 land area in square miles : 7.83

People born in Cheswold (2)

People born in Cheswold, including politician James Caleb Boggs, baseball player Spook Jacobs, .

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Schools in Cheswold

College & universities near Cheswold, DE

Code Name City ZIP
130907 Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Dover (DE) 19901

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cheswold, DE

Code Name Address Type
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS

Post offices near Cheswold

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cheswold Post Office Cheswold (DE) 19936

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City Name Population Title
Dover 38,199 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Harrington 3,663 City in Delaware, United States
Camden 3,640 Town in Delaware, United States
Clayton 3,630 Town in Delaware, United States
Highland Acres 3,459 Census designated place
Kent Acres 1,890 Census designated place
Wyoming 1,657 Town in Delaware, United States
Rodney Village 1,487 Census-designated place in Delaware
Felton 1,432 Town of the United States
Frederica 859 Town in Delaware, United States
Houston 409 Town in Delaware
Magnolia 293 Town of the United States
Kenton 275 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Little Creek 239 Town of the United States
Bethel 211 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Cheswold distances to largest Delaware cities