- Edgemoor, Delaware
official_name = Edgemoor, Delaware
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Edgemoor, Delaware
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = New Castle
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.7
area_land_km2 = 4.7
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 5992
population_density_km2 = 1269.6
population_density_sq_mi = 3288.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 10
elevation_ft = 33
latd = 39 |latm = 45 |lats = 29 |latNS = N
longd = 75 |longm = 30 |longs = 30 |longEW = W
Edgemoor is a
census-designated placein New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 5,992 at the 2000 census.
Edgemoor is located at coor dms|39|45|29|N|75|30|30|W|city (39.758163, -75.508447)GR|1.
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) of it is land and 0.55% is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,992 people, 2,507 households, and 1,566 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 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/sq mi (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 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 incomefor 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.
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