Delaware City employment information

IndexDelaware CityDelawareNational
Income per capita$24,927$30,191$28,555
Median household income$59,375$60,231$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,536$71,990$68,142
Median income renter occupied$50,875$36,658$33,219
Median earnings male$32,098$38,619$36,116
Median earnings female$25,536$29,263$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level15.4%12.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Delaware City is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Delaware City is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Delaware City is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Delaware City is 1% lower than the national average.

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Delaware City median earnings by income bracket

Delaware City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.7%2.3%
Manufacturing sector16.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%14.1%
Public administration6.4%7.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%5.7%
Education, health & social services11.3%32.7%

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Pike Creek, DE8,142$113,456112%
Townsend, DE2,556$107,292101%
Greenville, DE2,286$102,70092%
Delaware City, DE1,858$59,37511%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Patton, PA1,858$35,96833%
Kenilworth, PA1,858$82,57454%
East Berwick, PA1,858$48,34610%
Twin Lake, MI1,858$53,6760%
Bridgeport, OH1,858$26,78650%
Delaware City, DE1,858$59,37511%
Source: The Delaware City, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.