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Income/capita 47%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 18%
IndexOcean ViewDelawareNational
Income per capita$43,800$31,118$29,829
Median household income$72,070$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,875$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,889$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$39,500$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$25,446$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ocean View is 47% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ocean View is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ocean View is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ocean View is 48% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,041$72,070$144,140
      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.

      Ocean View median earnings by income bracket

      Ocean View employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%9.3%
      Wholesale & retail services20.1%16.9%
      Public administration5.7%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.7%0.9%
      Education, health & social services18.8%30.1%
      Other32.5%37.5%

      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 Pines, MD11,676$67,48522%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carnegie, OK2,087$28,85948%
      Walkerton, IN2,087$42,84723%
      Decatur, MS2,087$36,90833%
      Oroville, WA2,087$30,24645%
      Detroit Beach, MI2,087$58,3716%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Source: The Ocean View, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).