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Income/capita 44%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 70%
IndexDelmarDelawareNational
Income per capita$16,749$31,118$29,829
Median household income$31,250$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,635$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,750$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$23,523$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$25,324$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Delmar is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Delmar is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Delmar is 70% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Delmar is 32% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,831$31,250$62,500
      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.

      Delmar median earnings by income bracket

      Delmar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services29.4%31.4%
      Public administration3.5%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%1.4%
      Education, health & social services15.2%29.5%
      Other28.2%21.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parsonsburg, MD250$70,43627%
      Fruitland, MD5,151$67,58322%
      Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
      Eldorado, MD58$63,75015%
      Sharptown, MD918$59,2197%
      Delmar, DE1,792$31,25044%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Claypool Hill, VA1,792$41,62925%
      Pinetop Country Club, AZ1,792$65,21818%
      Harbor Beach, MI1,792$30,25045%
      Cambridge, NY1,792$52,8374%
      New Buffalo, MI1,791$46,25016%
      Delmar, DE1,792$31,25044%
      Source: The Delmar, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).