Georgetown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,051 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the 11th largest community in Delaware.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Georgetown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.81% of the Georgetown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Georgetown is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (11.38%), sales jobs (10.81%), and maintenance occupations (9.28%).
Despite being a small town, Georgetown has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Georgetown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.17% of adults in Georgetown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Georgetown in 2010 was $26,018, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,072 for a family of four. However, Georgetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Georgetown is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Georgetown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Georgetown, accounting for 48.58% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Georgetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.
Georgetown also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.15%.
The most common language spoken in Georgetown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.