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Delaware City is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 1,695 at the 2010 census. It is a small port town on the eastern terminus of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and is the location of the ferry to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island.

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Delaware City Latitude: 39.5775 Longitude: -75.5988

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The Zip Code for Delaware City, DE is: 19706

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Delaware City Delaware Physical Characteristics:

The City of Delaware City has an area of 1.3 square miles
  • Land: 1.2302355212355 Sq. Mi. (93.99%)
  • Water: 0.078719691119691 Sq. Mi.(6.01%)
The Delaware City City takes up 0.3% of the area of New Castle County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +39.5798266
  • Longitude: -075.5950826
Delaware City Land Water Pie Chart

Delaware City, DE Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54.9°F
  • Average Rainfall: 43.08 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 20.2 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USW00013781 WILMINGTON NEW CASTLE CO AP
Latitude: 39.6728 Longitude: -75.6008 Elevation: 24.1 feet.

Delaware City, DE Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Delaware City was 1,695 people, which is 0.3 % of the entire population of New Castle County.


  • 49.85% Male
  • 50.15% Female


  • 83.127% White
  • 10.914% Black
  • 1.003% Asian
  • 0.06% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 4.012% Mixed
  • 0.885% Other


  • 96.46% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 3.54% Hispanic or Latino
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Delaware City, DE Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.6
Number of Residences: 741
  • Occupied: 659 (88.93%)
  • Vacant: 82 (11.07%)
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Grand Illusions Costume Co
569905 - Costumes-Masquerade & Theatrical
132 Clinton St, Delaware City, Delaware 19706-0000
Maurice Whitlock (302) 392-1860 (302) 392-1865
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