Lewes, DE Employment & Jobs

Lewes employment information

Income per capita$34,429$29,733$28,051
Median household income$58,125$60,119$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$57,176$71,652$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$59,188$35,006$32,212
Median earnings male$22,266$38,617$35,771
Median earnings female$22,043$28,167$25,299
Unemployment rate1.1%5.4%6.0%
Poverty level7.9%11.5%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Lewes is 15.8% greater than the Delaware average and 22.7% greater than the National average. The median household income in Lewes is 3.3% less than the Delaware average and 9.6% greater than the National average. The median household income in Lewes for owner occupied housing is 3.4% less than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Lewes.

The poverty level in Lewes is 31.7% less than the Delaware average and 47.2% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Lewes is 1% greater than the median earnings for females in Lewes.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

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