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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Wilmington is $25,686, which is lower than the state average of $30,191 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Wilmington median household income is $38,979, which has grown by 11.00% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.12% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Wilmington residents spend 21.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 25.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #39

Wilmington, DE
25,686 USD
Delaware
30,191 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Wilmington, DE
29,422 USD
Delaware
33,303 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Wilmington, DE
31,982 USD
Delaware
38,619 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Wilmington, DE
27,475 USD
Delaware
29,263 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #70
Wilmington, DE
38,979 USD
Delaware
60,231 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Wilmington, DE
60,117 USD
Delaware
78,589 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #61
Wilmington, DE
11.00%
Delaware
27.12%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income12.36%$27,108, see rank22.26%$15,11221.11%$16,919
Social Security Income28.50%$15,053, see rank32.61%$19,09729.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.59%$2,437, see rank2.56%$3,0082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.84%$19,467, see rank23.57%$25,52917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Wilmington, DE
47,748 USD
Delaware
72,683 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Wilmington, DE
67,305 USD
Delaware
90,884 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
White$57,939, see rank$64,791$56,900
Black$29,492, see rank$46,149$35,600
Hispanic$36,814, see rank$46,295$42,396
Asian$79,583, see rank$87,453$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$21,352, see rank$35,809$37,170
One Race, Other$37,848, see rank$40,474$40,300
Two or More Races$47,625, see rank$47,325$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
less than 25$23,773, see rank$29,750$25,788
25 to 44$47,832, see rank$64,800$58,398
45 to 64$43,570, see rank$72,237$65,027
65 or over$23,231, see rank$44,076$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over56,023, see rank734,886248,775,628
Male125,374, 45.29%, see rank47.77%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:216,404, 64.65%, see rank68.02%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces242, 0.17%, see rank0.77%0.73%
Male, Civilian216,362, 64.48%, see rank67.25%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed314,187, 86.71%, see rank90.88%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,175, 13.29%, see rank9.12%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force28,970, 35.35%, see rank31.98%30.72%
Female130,649, 54.71%, see rank52.23%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:218,835, 61.45%, see rank60.00%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.12%0.11%
Female, Civilian218,835, 61.45%, see rank59.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed316,502, 87.61%, see rank92.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32,333, 12.39%, see rank7.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force211,814, 38.55%, see rank40.00%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over30,361, 100%419,999141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone20,731, 68.28%, see rank80.81%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled2,574, 8.48%, see rank8.71%9.59%
Public Transportation3,559, 11.72%, see rank3.13%5.06%
Walked1,983, 6.53%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means445, 1.47%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home1,069, 3.52%, see rank3.96%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Wilmington, DE
21.4 minutes
Delaware
25.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over30,689426,103143,435,233
Male114,187, 46.23%, see rank50.36%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,947, 34.87%, see rank33.83%33.12%
Service Occupations23,202, 22.57%, see rank16.13%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,815, 19.84%, see rank16.94%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2124, 0.87%, see rank0.68%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2689, 4.86%, see rank9.07%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,907, 13.44%, see rank16.62%17.94%
Female116,502, 53.77%, see rank49.64%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations26,534, 39.60%, see rank42.53%40.04%
Service Occupations24,152, 25.16%, see rank20.14%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations25,006, 30.34%, see rank31.94%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations222, 0.13%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations232, 0.19%, see rank0.12%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2738, 4.47%, see rank4.86%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Wilmington, DEDelawareU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over30,689, 100%426,103143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining235, 0.77%, see rank1.01%1.96%
Construction983, 3.20%, see rank6.05%6.17%
Manufacturing1,884, 6.14%, see rank9.32%10.43%
Wholesale Trade472, 1.54%, see rank2.02%2.75%
Retail Trade3,356, 10.94%, see rank12.18%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,029, 3.35%, see rank4.75%4.93%
Information671, 2.19%, see rank1.62%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing3,971, 12.94%, see rank9.96%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
3,738, 12.18%, see rank9.75%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance8,329, 27.14%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
2,850, 9.29%, see rank8.79%9.49%
Public Administration1,855, 6.04%, see rank5.91%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,316, 4.29%, see rank4.37%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Wilmington, DE%DelawareU.S.
Population in Poverty17,93626.07%, see rank12.01%15.59%
Family in Poverty3,43622.59%, see rank8.18%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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