Lewes employment information

Income per capita$34,429$29,733$28,051
Median household income$58,125$60,119$53,046
Median income owner occupied$57,176$71,652$67,062
Median 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%

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  • The income per capita in Lewes is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lewes is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lewes is 82% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lewes is 47% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lewes median earnings by income bracket

Lewes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.0%1.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.7%6.9%
Public administration4.9%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.1%39.6%

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Slaughter Beach, DE119$72,91737%
Cape May Point, NJ161$70,69433%
North Cape May, NJ3,140$50,2085%
Lewes, DE2,803$58,12510%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Womelsdorf, PA2,803$51,1724%
Gowanda, NY2,803$43,55818%
Parowan, UT2,803$43,04719%
New Hope, AL2,803$39,22526%
Juneau, WI2,804$43,31318%
Lewes, DE2,803$58,12510%
Source: The Lewes, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.