Income/capita 23%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$23,090$31,118$29,829
Median household income$46,708$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,247$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,981$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$23,535$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$26,875$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.7%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Georgetown is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Georgetown is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Georgetown is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Georgetown is 57% higher than the national average

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      Georgetown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%11.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%22.5%
      Public administration10.3%8.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%7.6%
      Education, health & social services10.6%28.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Lewes, DE2,955$66,58320%
      Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
      Millville, DE1,611$63,21414%
      Dagsboro, DE931$52,5005%
      Georgetown, DE6,917$46,70816%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Upper Sandusky, OH6,917$40,39727%
      Kaufman, TX6,919$42,34423%
      Forest Glen, MD6,915$102,31985%
      Plaquemine, LA6,920$42,43023%
      Tappan, NY6,913$110,409100%
      Georgetown, DE6,917$46,70816%
      Source: The Georgetown, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).