Harrington, DE

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Living in Harrington

Harrington is a very small city located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 3,774 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harrington is the 16th largest community in Delaware.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harrington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harrington is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrington who work in food service (13.66%), healthcare suport services (10.20%), and business and financial occupations (9.63%).

Of important note, Harrington is also a city of artists. Harrington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harrington’s character.

One downside of living in Harrington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Harrington, the average commute to work is 31.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The rate of college-level education in Harrington is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.19% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harrington in 2018 was $20,495, which is low income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,980 for a family of four. However, Harrington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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