Blades employment information

IndexBladesDelawareNational
Income per capita$17,809$31,118$29,829
Median household income$40,800$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,542$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,635$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$26,477$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$26,944$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.9%12.0%15.1%
The Blades, DE employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Blades is $17,809, which is 43% lower than than the Delaware average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,800, which is 33% lower than than the Delaware average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Blades is 5%, which is 9% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Blades is 24% which is 58% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,197$40,800$81,600
City
$40,673$61,017$122,034
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Blades is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blades is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blades is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blades is 58% higher than the national average.

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Blades employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry23.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector32.6%6.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services5.7%11.8%
Public administration2.5%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%5.4%
Education, health & social services4.3%45.8%
Other25.8%24.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Williston, MD108$120,288117%
Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
Eldorado, MD58$63,75015%
Sharptown, MD918$59,2197%
Brookview, MD48$56,2502%
Blades, DE1,302$40,80026%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Webberville, MI1,302$52,7945%
Wamac, IL1,302$32,30842%
Gold Hill, OR1,302$47,50014%
Sheffield, PA1,301$36,11635%
Farmersburg, IN1,301$46,25016%
Blades, DE1,302$40,80026%
Source: The Blades, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).