Georgetown, DE


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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.

Georgetown is a blue-collar town, with 45.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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 (11.00%), maintenance occupations (8.06%), and sales jobs (8.03%).

Even though Georgetown is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Georgetown rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.90% 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 2010 was $19,204, which is low income relative to Delaware, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,816 for a family of four. However, Georgetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Georgetown is a very 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 46.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include Irish, German, Italian, and Dutch.

In addition, Georgetown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.74%).

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

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