Magnolia, DE

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Living in Magnolia

Magnolia is a tiny town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 286 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 43rd largest community in Delaware. Much of the housing stock in Magnolia was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Magnolia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Magnolia is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (23.60%), office and administrative support (14.29%), and teaching (10.56%).

Magnolia is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Magnolia, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 99.36% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

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

The population of Magnolia overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Magnolia, 21.78% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2010 was $23,996, 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 $95,984 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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