Felton, DE
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Felton profile

Living in Felton

Felton is a very small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 1,316 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Felton is the 28th largest community in Delaware.

Felton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Felton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Felton who work in office and administrative support (17.71%), sales jobs (9.90%), and management occupations (8.68%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Being a small town, Felton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Felton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.42% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Felton in 2018 was $33,909, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,636 for a family of four. However, Felton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Felton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Felton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Felton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Felton include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Felton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.