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Woodside, Delaware
Location of Woodside in Kent County, Delaware.
Location of Woodside in Kent County, Delaware.
Woodside is located in Delaware
Woodside
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Location within the state of Delaware
Woodside is located in the United States
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Woodside (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°04′17″N 75°34′06″W / 39.07139°N 75.56833°W / 39.07139; -75.56833
WOODSIDE DELAWARE Latitude and Longitude:

39°04′17″N 75°34′06″W / 39.07139°N 75.56833°W / 39.07139; -75.56833
Country  United States
State  Delaware
County Kent
IncorporatedApril 4, 1911
Area
 • Total0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
59 ft (18 m)
Population
 ( 2010)
 • Total181
 • Estimate 
(2016) [2]
196
 • Density1,195.12/sq mi (462.83/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19980
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code10-80830
GNIS feature ID214881 [3]
Website woodside.delaware.gov

Woodside is a town in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 181 at the 2010 census. [4]

History

Woodside was originally named the "Village of Fredonia" and underwent a name change to Woodside that was passed by the Delaware General Assembly on March 17, 1869. Woodside developed as a shipping center for fruit and grain after the Delaware Railroad was built in 1856. [5] The Woodside Methodist Episcopal Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. [6]

Geography

Woodside is located at 39°04′17″N 75°34′06″W / 39.07139°N 75.56833°W / 39.07139; -75.56833 (39.0715017, -75.5682584). [7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920140
19301400.0%
194018935.0%
1950157−16.9%
196018920.4%
197022318.0%
198024811.2%
1990140−43.5%
200018431.4%
2010181−1.6%
Est. 2016196 [2]8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census [8]

As of the census [9] of 2000, there were 184 people, 70 households, and 52 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,130.6 people per square mile (444.0/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 442.4 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.20% White, 0.54% African American, 1.09% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 70 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $54,250, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,399. About 3.9% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 15.0% of those sixty five or over.

Infrastructure

Transportation

U.S. Route 13 Alternate passes north-south through Woodside on Upper King Road, heading south to Canterbury and north to Camden. Delaware Route 10 Alternate passes east-west through Woodside on Main Street. Delaware Route 15 passes through Woodside by heading north along US 13 Alternate and west along DE 10 Alternate before heading north along Dundee Road. U.S. Route 13 passes to the east of Woodside along Dupont Highway, heading north toward Dover and south toward Harrington. [10] DART First State provides bus service to the Woodside area along Route 117, which heads north toward Camden to connect to the local bus routes serving the Dover area and south toward Harrington. [11] The Delmarva Central Railroad's Delmarva Subdivision line passes north-south through Woodside. [12]

Utilities

Delmarva Power, a subsidiary of Exelon, provides electricity to Woodside. [13] Chesapeake Utilities provides natural gas to the town. [14]

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Woodside". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ http://www.stateplanning.delaware.gov/census_data_center/
  5. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The ocean highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. American Guide Series. New York: Modern Age Books. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  6. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ Delaware Department of Transportation (2017). Official Travel & Transportation Map (Map). Dover: Delaware Department of Transportation.
  11. ^ "Kent County Bus System Guide" (PDF). DART First State. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  12. ^ "Delmarva Central Railroad". Carload Express. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
  13. ^ "Service Territory". Delmarva Power. Archived from the original on May 25, 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  14. ^ "Delmarva Service Territory". Chesapeake Utilities. Retrieved August 14, 2017.