Elsmere New Castle County, Delaware

Elsmere: Town in Delaware

About

Elsmere is a town located in the county of New Castle in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,131. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,761 inhabitants.

The town was created 113 years ago in 1908.

Elsmere Quick Facts

Population : 5,761 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : New Castle County
Postal code : 19805
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 102 feet / 31 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1909 (113 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:21:56 (18th May 2022)
Population growth : -6.42% (2010-2020)
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Location of Elsmere on Delaware map.
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DE 100 in Elsmere
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Geography

Elsmere is located at 39°44'21"N 75°35'53"W (39.7392800, -75.5979800).

Elsmere map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Elsmere decreased by 6.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,131 - census
2011 6,074 -0.94% estimation process
2012 6,077 0.05% estimation process
2013 6,074 -0.05% estimation process
2014 6,054 -0.33% estimation process
2015 6,030 -0.4% estimation process
2016 5,992 -0.63% estimation process
2017 5,947 -0.76% estimation process
2018 5,905 -0.71% estimation process
2019 5,872 -0.56% estimation process
2020 5,761 -1.93% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,300
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,465
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,324
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,468
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.4%
People over 65 (%) : 14.9%
Female persons, % : 52.8%
White only, percent : 81.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 4.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 401
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.6%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $163,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,749
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $840
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,010
2015-2019 Households : 3,158
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,932
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,729
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,570
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 129,838
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,364
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,120
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,497
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 717
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 471
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 156
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 95
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 589
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 89
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 589
2010 population per square mile : 4,117.2
2010 land area in square miles : 2.06

People born in Elsmere (1)

Major League Baseball player Bill Hawke was born in Elsmere

Schools in Elsmere

College & universities near Elsmere, DE

Code Name City ZIP
432524 Delaware College of Art and Design Wilmington (DE) 19801-3007

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elsmere, DE

Code Name Address Type
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL

Post offices near Elsmere

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Av Post Office Wilmington (DE) 19805

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in New Castle County

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City Name Population Title
Wilmington 70,376 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Newark 33,849 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 23,765 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
North Star 7,980 Census designated place
Pike Creek 7,898 Census designated place
Wilmington Manor 7,889 Census-designated place in Delaware
Edgemoor 5,677 Census designated place
New Castle 5,394 City in Delaware
Brookside 2,896 Town in Alabama
Townsend 2,764 Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Delaware City 1,837 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Bellefonte 1,166 Town of the United States
Newport 874 Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elsmere distances to largest Delaware cities