Seaford Sussex County, Delaware

Seaford: City in Delaware, United States

About

Seaford is a city located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,928. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,246 inhabitants.

The city was created 157 years ago in 1865.

Seaford Quick Facts

Population : 8,246 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 19973
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 1.31%
Land as percent of area : 98.69%
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1865 (157 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:07:44 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 15.98% (2010-2020)
Seaford locator map
Location of Seaford on Delaware map.
High Street  Seaford  Delaware '2006' image
High Street Seaford Delaware '2006'
High Street  Seaford  Delaware '2006' image

Geography

Seaford is located at 38°38'28"N 75°36'40"W (38.6412300, -75.6110400).

Seaford map

Demographics

The population of Seaford increased by 15.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,928 - census
2011 7,002 1.06% estimation process
2012 7,082 1.13% estimation process
2013 7,177 1.32% estimation process
2014 7,298 1.66% estimation process
2015 7,427 1.74% estimation process
2016 7,567 1.85% estimation process
2017 7,718 1.96% estimation process
2018 7,865 1.87% estimation process
2019 8,013 1.85% estimation process
2020 8,246 2.83% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,131
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,978
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,244
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,978
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.1%
People over 65 (%) : 18.9%
Female persons, % : 48.8%
White only, percent : 77.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 16.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 70.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 255
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 88.6%

Seaford zip code is 19973. County name: Sussex, County fips: 10005

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $615,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,673
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,500+
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,651
2015-2019 Households : 2,788
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.86
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
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 : 59.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,351
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 96,683
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 857
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 61,417
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,598
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $132,358
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $62,009
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,123
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 707
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 284
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 115
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 983
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 52
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,046
2010 population per square mile : 3,291.5
2010 land area in square miles : 2.42

People born in Seaford (10)

People born in Seaford, including politician Edward L. Martin, baseball player Delino DeShields, Player of football Antwan Lake, .

List

  • Lovett Purnell (American football player) he was born in 07/04/1972
  • Horace G. Knowles (American diplomat) he was born in 20/10/1863
  • James R. Hurley (American politician) he was born in 29/01/1932
  • Sandra Major (American politician) she was born in 04/09/1954
  • Timothy Dukes (American politician) he was born in 30/09/1964
  • John J. McNeilly (American jurist) he was born in 16/02/1918
  • Adriyan Rae (American actress)

Schools in Seaford

College & universities near Seaford, DE

Code Name City ZIP
164313 Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury (MD) 21804-7131

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Seaford, DE

Code Name Address Type
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS

Post offices near Seaford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Seaford Post Office Seaford (DE) 19973

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,665 Town of the United States
Laurel 4,511 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Lewes 3,417 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America
Milton 3,129 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,617 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,440 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,245 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Long Neck 1,980 Census designated place
Delmar 1,879 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,592 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Blades 1,498 Town of the United States
Bethany Beach 1,283 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,175 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Frankford 1,020 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Seaford distances to largest Delaware cities