Magnolia, DE
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Magnolia profile


Living in Magnolia


Magnolia is a tiny town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 277 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 40th largest community in Delaware. Magnolia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Magnolia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Magnolia is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (20.63%), office and administrative support (17.50%), and community and social services (15.63%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.50% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Magnolia is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Magnolia is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Magnolia is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.04% of adults in Magnolia have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2018 was $24,676, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,704 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Magnolia is a very 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, Polish, Italian, and German.

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