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Rising Sun-Lebanon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,391 at the 2010 census.

Rising Sun-Lebanon, Delaware
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Rising Sun-Lebanon is located in Delaware
Rising Sun-Lebanon
Rising Sun-Lebanon
Location within the state of Delaware
Rising Sun-Lebanon is located in the United States
Rising Sun-Lebanon
Rising Sun-Lebanon
Rising Sun-Lebanon (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 75°30′18″W / 39.09972°N 75.50500°W / 39.09972; -75.50500Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 75°30′18″W / 39.09972°N 75.50500°W / 39.09972; -75.50500
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.6 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 • Land3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
26 ft (8 m)
 • Total3,391
 • Density724.3/sq mi (279.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)302
FIPS code10-61265
GNIS feature ID2389754[1]


Rising Sun-Lebanon is located at 39°05′59″N 75°30′18″W / 39.09972°N 75.50500°W / 39.09972; -75.50500 (39.0998156, -75.5050260).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²), of which, 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (4.76%) is water.


Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,458 people, 829 households, and 669 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 724.3 people per square mile (280.0/km²). There were 940 housing units at an average density of 277.0 per square mile (107.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.71% White, 15.58% African American, 0.49% Native American, 2.36% Asian, 2.56% from other races, and 3.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.94% of the population.

There were 829 households out of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 12.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,315, and the median income for a family was $40,658. Males had a median income of $27,031 versus $21,302 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,868. About 4.1% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Rising Sun-Lebanon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.