Georgetown, DE

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Living in Georgetown

Georgetown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,427 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the 11th largest community in Delaware.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Georgetown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Georgetown is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in sales jobs (18.00%), maintenance occupations (13.23%), and office and administrative support (11.46%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Georgetown rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.55% of adults 25 and older in Georgetown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Georgetown in 2018 was $26,186, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,744 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. The greatest number of Georgetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Georgetown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.20% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include English, German, Italian, Irish, and Dutch.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Georgetown's cultural character, accounting for 25.65% of the town’s population.

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

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