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Income/capita 41%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 72%
IndexHarringtonDelawareNational
Income per capita$17,456$31,118$29,829
Median household income$39,761$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,767$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,855$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$37,109$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$20,602$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harrington is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harrington is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harrington is 72% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harrington is 37% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,504$39,761$79,522
      City
      $40,673$61,017$122,034
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Harrington median earnings by income bracket

      Harrington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services31.2%23.0%
      Public administration4.5%11.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.6%18.0%
      Other18.6%24.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riverview, DE2,993$91,51065%
      Highland Acres, DE3,792$76,86439%
      Viola, DE185$66,50020%
      Houston, DE389$63,12514%
      Camden, DE3,494$61,48011%
      Harrington, DE3,688$39,76128%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pantops, VA3,688$66,87521%
      Village Green, NY3,688$52,5415%
      Harrisburg, OR3,687$51,9306%
      Rochester, IL3,687$89,75062%
      Boulevard Park, WA3,689$46,71816%
      Harrington, DE3,688$39,76128%
      Source: The Harrington, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).