Lewes employment information

Income per capita$42,687$30,191$28,555
Median household income$55,917$60,231$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,250$71,990$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,389$36,658$33,219
Median earnings male$26,136$38,619$36,116
Median earnings female$34,861$29,263$25,692
Unemployment rate1.2%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level6.8%12.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lewes is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lewes is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lewes is 79% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lewes is 56% lower than the national average.

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Lewes median earnings by income bracket

Lewes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.6%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services24.3%13.5%
Public administration4.2%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.4%
Education, health & social services16.9%30.2%

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Cape May Point, NJ200$58,1259%
Lewes, DE2,840$55,9175%

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Conneaut Lakeshore, PA2,840$46,09414%
Pierre Part, LA2,840$63,28118%
Andrews, SC2,839$28,79246%
Refugio, TX2,838$36,25032%
Castroville, TX2,838$55,4054%
Lewes, DE2,840$55,9175%
Source: The Lewes, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.