Seaford, Delaware appeals to all ages, especially to families and retirees. It has a population in excess of 6,600 and swells to approximately 25,000 within a ten mile radius. No sales tax, nearly the lowest property taxes in the country, good schools and shopping, a hospital and health care facilities, close proximity to major cities and a strong economic base combined with a slower lifestyle help to make Seaford and Western Sussex County so appealing. In 1995 Norm Crampton listed Seaford as the 28th best small town in America in his second edition of "The 100 Best Small Towns in America" and Kiplinger identified Delaware as the second best state in which to retire. Overall Seaford offers a high quality of life and portrays a real sense of community.
Located on the Nanticoke River about an hour from the beach and an hour from the Chesapeake Bay, Seaford offers a wealth of recreational opportunities. Besides public tennis, volleyball, swimming pools, golf, softball, bowling, and a brand new Boys & Girls Club, Seaford offers parks, boat ramps, fishing piers, a river walk on the Nanticoke and nature trails on the Nanticoke Watershed.