Seaford is a city located in Sussex County, Delaware. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,699.
Seaford is located at 38°38'41" North, 75°36'58" West (38.644654, -75.616107)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.1 km˛ (3.5 mi˛). 9.0 km˛ (3.5 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.14% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,699 people, 2,629 households, and 1,664 families residing in the city. The population density is 743.2/km˛ (1,925.9/mi˛). There are 2,809 housing units at an average density of 311.7/km˛ (807.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 64.04% White, 30.02% African American, 0.37% Native American, 1.49% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.72% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. 4.25% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,629 households out of which 31.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% are married couples living together, 22.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% are non-families. 32.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.95.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 77.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 69.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $28,402, and the median income for a family is $39,688. Males have a median income of $30,467 versus $23,490 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,022. 27.6% of the population and 22.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 43.4% of those under the age of 18 and 13.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=38.644654&longitude=-75.616107&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=38.644654&lon=-75.616107&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-75.616107&lat=38.644654&w=750&h=500)