Edgemoor, Delaware

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Edgemoor, Delaware
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware
Edgemoor is located in Delaware
Location within the state of Delaware
Edgemoor is located in the United States
Edgemoor (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°45′00″N 75°29′59″W / 39.75000°N 75.49972°W / 39.75000; -75.49972Coordinates: 39°45′00″N 75°29′59″W / 39.75000°N 75.49972°W / 39.75000; -75.49972
CountryUnited States
CountyNew Castle
 • Total1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
30 ft (9 m)
 • Total5,677
 • Density3,153.9/sq mi (1,207.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
19802, 19809, 19810
Area code(s)302
FIPS code10-23240
GNIS feature ID213930[1]

Edgemoor is a census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 5,677 at the 2010 census.


Edgemoor is located at 39°45′00″N 75°29′59″W / 39.75000°N 75.49972°W / 39.75000; -75.49972 (39.7501139, -75.4996414).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) is land and 0.55% is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,992 people, 2,507 households, and 1,566 families living in the CDP. The population density was 3,288.3 people per square mile (1,271.2/km2). There were 2,851 housing units at an average density of 1,564.6 per square mile (604.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 62.27% White, 33.58% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 2.72% of the population.

There were 2,507 households, out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,931, and the median income for a family was $45,903. Males had a median income of $36,957 versus $29,675 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,081. About 13.4% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Edgemoor". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.