Income/capita 15%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 29%
IndexLong NeckDelawareNational
Income per capita$25,331$31,118$29,829
Median household income$46,602$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,422$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,118$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$36,521$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$16,362$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Long Neck is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Long Neck is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Long Neck is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Long Neck is 54% lower than the national average

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      Long Neck employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector5.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services37.1%25.5%
      Public administration4.3%0.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%4.7%
      Education, health & social services8.1%26.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
      Rehoboth Beach, DE1,119$82,94150%
      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Long Neck, DE2,656$46,60216%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hallam, PA2,656$56,9353%
      Wailua, HI2,656$54,0002%
      West Brattleboro, VT2,657$36,83833%
      Graniteville, SC2,657$31,68343%
      Simpsonville, KY2,657$65,45518%
      Long Neck, DE2,656$46,60216%
      Source: The Long Neck, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).