Little Creek, Delaware
Little Creek, Delaware
Location of Little Creek in Kent County, Delaware.
|• Total||0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)|
|• Land||0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||7 ft (2 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,683.45/sq mi (650.93/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||214231|
The Cherbourg Round Barn, Little Creek Hundred Rural Historic District, Little Creek Methodist Church, Old Stone Tavern, Port Mahon Lighthouse, Elizabeth Stubbs House, and Jonathan Woodley House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Little Creek is located at (39.1670570, -75.4482541).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 195 people, 67 households, and 49 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,780.5 people per square mile (684.5/km²). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 675.7 per square mile (259.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.28% White, 6.67% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.51% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.59% of the population.
There were 67 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the town, the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,418. About 7.7% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
Delaware Route 9, a scenic route running near the Delaware Bay, passes north-south through Little Creek on Main Street and heads south toward an interchange with Delaware Route 1 near Dover Air Force Base and north toward Leipsic. Delaware Route 8 (North Little Creek Road) and South Little Creek Road intersect DE 9 on either end of Little Creek and head west toward Dover.
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- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018". Retrieved July 4, 2019.
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- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
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- Delaware Department of Transportation (2017). Official Travel & Transportation Map (Map). Dover: Delaware Department of Transportation.
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