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Income/capita 6%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 30%
IndexMiltonDelawareNational
Income per capita$28,114$31,118$29,829
Median household income$48,194$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,125$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,579$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$32,833$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$22,909$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.7%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Milton is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Milton is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Milton is 30% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Milton is 16% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,126$48,194$96,388
      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.

      Milton median earnings by income bracket

      Milton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.2%21.3%
      Public administration8.4%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%1.2%
      Education, health & social services9.7%41.4%
      Other31.0%23.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
      Rehoboth Beach, DE1,119$82,94150%
      Dewey Beach, DE289$67,29222%
      Lewes, DE2,955$66,58320%
      Houston, DE389$63,12514%
      Milton, DE2,756$48,19413%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moonachie, NJ2,756$53,4623%
      Meadowood, PA2,756$59,3277%
      Versailles, MO2,757$28,03149%
      Dermott, AR2,757$22,07760%
      Susquehanna Trails, PA2,757$68,03623%
      Milton, DE2,756$48,19413%
      Source: The Milton, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).