Blades, DE

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Blades Profile


Overview

Blades is a very small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 1,354 people and just one neighborhood, Blades is the 31st largest community in Delaware.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Blades, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 55.13% of Blades’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Blades is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Blades who work in sales jobs (5.98%), office and administrative support (5.77%), and healthcare suport services (5.13%).


Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small town, Blades doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Blades Demographics

The percentage of people in Blades with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.73% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Blades in 2010 was $17,013, which is low income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,052 for a family of four. However, Blades contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Blades is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Blades home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blades residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Blades also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blades include German, English, Irish, and Italian.

In addition, Blades has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.02%).

The most common language spoken in Blades is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blades 0.101011101001110
Delaware 4.99

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Blades VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Blades 0.101011101001110
Delaware 26.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Blades 0.101011101001110
Delaware 76

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SEAFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Delaware

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Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sussex Orthopedic Program School
One Delaware Place
Seaford, DE, 19973
PK-12
West Seaford Elementary School
511 Sussex Avenue
Seaford, DE, 19973
KG-05
Seaford Senior High School
399 North Market Street
Seaford, DE, 19973
08-12
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
1 Swain Road
Seaford, DE, 19973
PK-05
Seaford Middle School
500 East Stein Highway
Seaford, DE, 19973
06-08
Seaford Central Elementary School
1 Delaware Place
Seaford, DE, 19973
PK-05
Blades Elementary School
900 South Arch Street
Blades, DE, 19973
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.4% 36.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.4% 36.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0%

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