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Income/capita 17%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 119%
IndexFeltonDelawareNational
Income per capita$24,728$31,118$29,829
Median household income$51,369$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,595$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,774$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$32,031$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Felton is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Felton is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Felton is 119% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Felton is 54% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,242$51,369$102,738
      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.

      Felton median earnings by income bracket

      Felton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services21.4%13.4%
      Public administration9.7%10.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%5.2%
      Education, health & social services5.5%39.3%
      Other31.2%28.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williston, MD108$120,288117%
      Riverview, DE2,993$91,51065%
      Highland Acres, DE3,792$76,86439%
      Viola, DE185$66,50020%
      Houston, DE389$63,12514%
      Felton, DE1,566$51,3697%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chapin, SC1,566$53,0634%
      Gower, MO1,566$56,5482%
      Orangeville, UT1,566$61,78612%
      Apollo, PA1,567$35,57736%
      Oxford, ME1,565$44,71919%
      Felton, DE1,566$51,3697%
      Source: The Felton, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).