Lewes, DE Employment & Jobs

Lewes employment information

Income per capita$38,980$29,720$25,804
Median household income$62,873$59,841$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$73,716$69,859$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$41,814$39,136$35,685
Median earnings male$36,307$39,101$38,921
Median earnings female$26,502$25,978$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)3.2%3.3%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)1.8%8.5%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)n/a7.3%7.3%
Poverty level6.3%10.4%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Lewes is 31.2% greater than the Delaware average and 51.1% greater than the National average. The median household income in Lewes is 5.1% greater than the Delaware average and 20.2% greater than the National average. The median household income in Lewes for owner occupied housing is 76.3% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Lewes.

The poverty level in Lewes is 38.8% less than the Delaware average and 48.4% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Lewes is 37% greater than the median earnings for females in Lewes.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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