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Income/capita 8%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 45%
IndexClaymontDelawareNational
Income per capita$27,332$31,118$29,829
Median household income$52,190$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,672$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,381$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$38,772$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$30,616$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Claymont is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Claymont is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Claymont is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Claymont is 43% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,789$52,190$104,380
      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.

      Claymont median earnings by income bracket

      Claymont employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services21.5%17.0%
      Public administration2.5%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%5.1%
      Education, health & social services11.8%34.5%
      Other25.2%20.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rose Valley, PA944$175,625217%
      Haverford College, PA1,306$156,500183%
      North Star, DE7,567$140,691154%
      Greenwich, NJ2,492$128,125132%
      Hockessin, DE13,702$117,346112%
      Claymont, DE8,943$52,1906%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maili, HI8,943$59,1167%
      Lantana, TX8,944$142,375157%
      Lakes, AK8,944$84,82153%
      Bennington, VT8,945$37,00133%
      Boiling Springs, SC8,945$57,1433%
      Claymont, DE8,943$52,1906%
      Source: The Claymont, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).