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Encyclopedia > Millsboro, Delaware

Millsboro is a town located in Sussex County, Delaware. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,360. Sussex County is a county located in the southern part of the state of Delaware. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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State and US Records

On July 21, 1930, the temperature in Millsboro rose to 110°F (43°C), the highest temperature ever recorded in Delaware. However, on January 17, 1893, the temperature fell to -17°F (-27°C), the coldest temperature ever seen in Delaware. Thus, it is only one of two cities in the United States to record both its state's extreme temperatures. The other city is Warsaw, Missouri. Wikiquote has a collection of quotations by or about: United States Wikinews has news related to this article: United States United States government CIA World Factbook Entry for United States House. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... State nickname: The First State Other U.S. States Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Governor Ruth Ann Minner Official languages None Area 6,452 km² (49th)  - Land 5,068 km²  - Water 1,387 km² (21. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: The First State Other U.S. States Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Governor Ruth Ann Minner Official languages None Area 6,452 km² (49th)  - Land 5,068 km²  - Water 1,387 km² (21. ... City lights from space. ... A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... The following is a table showing the highest and lowest temperatures on the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales by state in the United States. ... City lights from space. ... Warsaw is a city located in Benton County, Missouri. ...


Geography

Location of Millsboro, Delaware

Millsboro is located at 38°35'21" North, 75°17'33" West (38.589170, -75.292415)1. Image File history File links DEMap-doton-Millsboro. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 10.82% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,360 people, 1,045 households, and 619 families residing in the town. The population density is 526.7/km² (1,367.9/mi²). There are 1,153 housing units at an average density of 257.3/km² (668.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 73.64% White, 19.41% African American, 0.76% Native American, 3.31% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.61% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 3.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,045 households out of which 23.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% are married couples living together, 13.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% are non-families. 36.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.13 and the average family size is 2.77. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 71.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 68.9 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $27,379, and the median income for a family is $32,708. Males have a median income of $30,700 versus $22,100 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,157. 18.2% of the population and 14.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.2% of those under the age of 18 and 18.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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