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Ardencroft, Delaware

Ardencroft, Delaware
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Location in New Castle County and the state of Delaware.
Location of Delaware in the United States
Location of Delaware in the United States
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 285 ft (87 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 231
 • Density 2,411.4/sq mi (931.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-01530
GNIS feature ID 0217491

Ardencroft is a village in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the village is 231.[1]

Ardencroft was founded in 1950 as an outgrowth of

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  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  


The median income for a household in the village was $56,875, and the median income for a family was $73,125. Males had a median income of $47,708 versus $29,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $30,480. About 2.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.7% of those sixty five or over.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 36.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

There were 112 households out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 267 people, 112 households, and 74 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,411.4 people per square mile (937.2/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 1,038.6 per square mile (403.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 80.52% White, 12.36% African American, 5.99% Asian, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.


As reported by the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Ardencroft is located at (39.805962, -75.487616).[2]

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