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Edgemoor, Delaware

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Edgemoor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in New Castle County, Delaware. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 5,992.

Geography

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Location of Edgemoor, Delaware

Edgemoor is located at 39°45'29" North, 75°30'30" West (39.758163, -75.508447)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²). 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.55% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 5,992 people, 2,507 households, and 1,566 families residing in the community. The population density is 1,271.2/km² (3,288.3/mi²). There are 2,851 housing units at an average density of 604.8/km² (1,564.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the community is 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. 2.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the community the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.3 males.

The median income for a household in the community is $39,931, and the median income for a family is $45,903. Males have a median income of $36,957 versus $29,675 for females. The per capita income for the community is $22,081. 15.0% of the population and 13.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.1% of those under the age of 18 and 1.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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