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Income/capita 23%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 51%
IndexCheswoldDelawareNational
Income per capita$23,069$31,118$29,829
Median household income$50,294$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,063$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$28,750$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$32,072$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cheswold is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cheswold is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cheswold is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cheswold is 15% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,525$50,294$100,588
      City
      $40,673$61,017$122,034
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cheswold median earnings by income bracket

      Cheswold employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services21.1%25.1%
      Public administration4.9%9.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%1.1%
      Education, health & social services14.3%43.0%
      Other38.1%9.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Townsend, DE2,320$105,00090%
      Riverview, DE2,993$91,51065%
      Highland Acres, DE3,792$76,86439%
      Viola, DE185$66,50020%
      Hartly, DE50$63,12514%
      Cheswold, DE1,123$50,2949%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Randolph AFB, TX1,123$89,64362%
      Craig Beach, OH1,123$44,64319%
      Mount Gilead, NC1,123$30,83344%
      Lumpkin, GA1,123$22,04560%
      Faison, NC1,123$40,29427%
      Cheswold, DE1,123$50,2949%
      Source: The Cheswold, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).