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Income/capita 22%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 82%
IndexDelawareIowaNational
Income per capita$36,281$28,872$29,829
Median household income$50,536$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$27,188$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Delaware is 22% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Delaware is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Delaware is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Delaware is 75% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,687$50,536$101,072
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      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.

      Delaware median earnings by income bracket

      Delaware employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry29.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%25.5%
      Public administration0.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%40.4%
      Other18.5%4.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ryan, IA364$65,25018%
      Earlville, IA835$62,50013%
      Worthington, IA420$60,62510%
      New Vienna, IA381$56,5002%
      Delhi, IA445$55,4170%
      Delaware, IA133$50,5369%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Derby, IA133$37,08333%
      Dayville, OR133$36,45834%
      Miesville, MN133$73,75033%
      Dorchester, IL133$50,9388%
      Huron, KS133$21,87560%
      Delaware, IA133$50,5369%
      Source: The Delaware, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).