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. Magnolia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (22.70%), teaching (15.34%), and office and administrative support (14.72%).

In addition, Magnolia is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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: 97.55% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

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 percentage of people in Magnolia who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.40% of adults in Magnolia have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2010 was $22,724, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,896 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 English, Irish, Italian, German, and Polish.

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

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