Delaware City employment information

IndexDelaware CityDelawareNational
Income per capita$24,214$31,118$29,829
Median household income$58,150$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,464$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,083$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$31,656$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$26,957$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%12.0%15.1%
The Delaware City, 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 Delaware City is $24,214, which is 22% lower than than the Delaware average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $58,150, which is 5% lower than than the Delaware average and 5% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Delaware City is 7%, which is 49% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Delaware City is 8% which is 45% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,762$58,150$116,300
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.

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  • The income per capita in Delaware City is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Delaware City is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Delaware City is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Delaware City is 45% lower than the national average.

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Delaware City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.3%1.3%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.7%17.5%
Public administration8.1%7.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%5.4%
Education, health & social services16.0%27.8%
Other32.2%29.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,567$140,691154%
Hockessin, DE13,702$117,346112%
Pike Creek, DE8,466$109,23997%
Beckett, NJ4,792$109,11597%
Townsend, DE2,320$105,00090%
Delaware City, DE1,872$58,1505%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Meyersdale, PA1,872$37,86832%
Clayton, GA1,872$27,76450%
Enterprise, OR1,872$37,94131%
McCrory, AR1,872$29,75046%
Fort Washakie, WY1,873$44,25020%
Delaware City, DE1,872$58,1505%
Source: The Delaware City, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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