Wilmington Manor, Delaware

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Wilmington Manor, Delaware
CDP
Nickname(s): Manor Park, W.M.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Coordinates: 39°41′8″N 75°35′4″W / 39.68556°N 75.58444°W / 39.68556; -75.58444Coordinates: 39°41′8″N 75°35′4″W / 39.68556°N 75.58444°W / 39.68556; -75.58444
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,889
 • Density 4,930.6/sq mi (1,878.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-77840
GNIS feature ID 0214863

Wilmington Manor is a census-designated place (CDP) in north-eastern New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 7,889 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Wilmington Manor is located at 39°41′8″N 75°35′4″W / 39.68556°N 75.58444°W / 39.68556; -75.58444 (39.685612, -75.584416).[1] It is just northwest of the city of New Castle and South of the City of Wilmington.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Neighborhoods[edit]

Center Wilmington Manor

  • Wilmington Manor Park

West Wilmington Manor

  • Chelsea
  • Leedom
  • Hampton Walk

East Wilmington Manor

  • Penn Acres
  • Schoolside
  • Wilmington Manor Gardens
  • Stockton

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 10,134
1980 9,233 −8.9%
1990 8,568 −7.2%
2000 8,262 −3.6%
2010 7,889 −4.5%
source:[2][3]

In 2010,[4] Wilmington Manor had a population of 7,889 people. The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.6% White, 15.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 11.4% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. 19.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,262 people, 3,040 households, and 2,173 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,088.2 people per square mile (1,969.1/km²). There were 3,173 housing units at an average density of 1,954.1 per square mile (756.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.33% White, 10.95% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.69% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.96% of the population.

There were 3,040 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,434, and the median income for a family was $48,920. Males had a median income of $36,111 versus $27,743 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,934. About 5.5% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Crime[edit]

Wilmington Manor's crime rate is above the national average. The CDP is known for prostitution, drug trade, and violent robberies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  3. ^ Returned as Wilmington Manor-Chelsea-Leedom during the 1970 census
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.