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Encyclopedia > Townsend, Delaware

Townsend is a town located in New Castle County, Delaware. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 346.


Location of Townsend, Delaware

Townsend is located at 39°23'39" North, 75°41'34" West (39.394200, -75.692670)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 km˛ (0.6 mi˛). 1.5 km˛ (0.6 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 346 people, 132 households, and 95 families residing in the town. The population density is 226.4/km˛ (582.3/mi˛). There are 151 housing units at an average density of 98.8/km˛ (254.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 84.10% White, 11.56% African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.60% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 2.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 132 households out of which 36.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% are non-families. 20.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $47,500, and the median income for a family is $48,875. Males have a median income of $27,250 versus $28,409 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,671. 1.7% of the population and 2.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.0% of those under the age of 18 and 8.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.3942&longitude=-75.69267&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=39.3942&lon=-75.69267&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Terraserver (http://terraservice.net/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-75.69267&lat=39.3942&w=750&h=500)

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Townsend Delaware churches (DE) - FlockFinder.com (873 words)
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churches in Townsend Delaware (DE) are able to describe in detail, what their childrens services are like in their own words.
Of course, not all churches in Townsend Delaware (DE) have a childrens service for all ages.
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