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Wilmington Manor, Delaware
Nickname(s): 
Manor Park, W.M.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
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Coordinates: 39°41′12″N 75°35′04″W / 39.68667°N 75.58444°W / 39.68667; -75.58444Coordinates: 39°41′12″N 75°35′04″W / 39.68667°N 75.58444°W / 39.68667; -75.58444
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Area
 • Total 1.63 sq mi (4.23 km2)
 • Land 1.63 sq mi (4.23 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
59 ft (18 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 8,162
 • Density 4,995.10/sq mi (1,928.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-77840
GNIS feature ID 214863

Wilmington Manor is a census-designated place (CDP) in north-eastern New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 7,889 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Wilmington Manor is located at 39°41′12″N 75°35′04″W / 39.68667°N 75.58444°W / 39.68667; -75.58444 (39.6867795, -75.5843695). It is just northwest of the city of New Castle and South of the City of Wilmington.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Neighborhoods

Center Wilmington Manor

  • Wilmington Manor Park

West Wilmington Manor

  • Chelsea
  • Leedom
  • Hampton Walk

East Wilmington Manor

  • Penn Acres
  • Schoolside
  • Wilmington Manor Gardens
  • Stockton

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 10,134
1980 9,233 −8.9%
1990 8,568 −7.2%
2000 8,262 −3.6%
2010 7,889 −4.5%
2020 8,162 3.5%
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In 2010, Wilmington Manor had a population of 7,889 people. The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.6% White, 15.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 11.4% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. 19.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

At the 2000 census there were 8,262 people, 3,040 households, and 2,173 families in the CDP. The population density was 5,088.2 people per square mile (1,969.1/km2). There were 3,173 housing units at an average density of 1,954.1 per square mile (756.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.33% White, 10.95% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.69% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.96%.

Of the 3,040 households 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 22.5% of households were one person and 10.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.14.

The age distribution was 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median household income was $43,434 and the median family income was $48,920. Males had a median income of $36,111 versus $27,743 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,934. About 5.5% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

It is in the Colonial School District. It operates William Penn High School.

Wilmington University has its main campus in the CDP.

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