Delaware, NJ Overview

Delaware Township stretches over 37 square miles, encompassing rolling farmland and Ball's Island State Park as well as hamlets like Sergeantsville, Rosemont, Sandy Ridge, Headquarters, Locktown, and Raven Rock.  Popular events dot the calendar, including the annual house tour that showcases historic residences.  The Township remains similar to the way it looked in the 1700s with rolling fields and picturesque barns. Farming remains a vibrant part of the community.


Population Growth (since 2000)2%
Population Density (ppl / mile)124.00
Household Size (ppl)2.551
Households w/ Children21%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover0%
5+ Years in Residency36%
Median Year in Residency3.72

Housing Inventory

Delaware, NJ Housing Inventory 1262351,5451,5451262351,545

Market Overview

30 listings with an estimated median price of $694,000

$0 - 100K1
$100K - 200K1
$200K - 300K4
$400K - 500K2
$500K - 600K1
$600K - 700K8
$800K - 900K2
$1M - Max11
Property TypeCount
Single Family22
Lots and Land5
Multi Family1

(Data as of 4/12/2024)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Delaware, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 4,539


Median Age: 52.69

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Delaware, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Delaware, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Delaware, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Delaware, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 8125891351815772490081258918157724

Employment and Finance


Delaware, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $117,150)

Delaware, NJ Income by dollar range 0203260101335811172782192981823551466251

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Delaware, NJ Crime

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