Income/capita 7%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 67%
Income per capita$27,844$31,118$29,829
Median household income$52,500$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,875$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,208$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$32,125$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$26,071$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dagsboro is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dagsboro is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dagsboro is 67% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dagsboro is 42% lower than the national average

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      Dagsboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%24.0%
      Public administration6.4%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.9%
      Education, health & social services6.4%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
      Rehoboth Beach, DE1,119$82,94150%
      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Dagsboro, DE931$52,5005%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Goodfield, IL931$98,75079%
      Ossineke, MI931$37,65632%
      Diamond, MO931$36,54434%
      Ennis, MT931$42,91722%
      Hackett, AR931$26,31652%
      Dagsboro, DE931$52,5005%
      Source: The Dagsboro, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).