Magnolia, DE


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Magnolia is a tiny town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 234 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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Magnolia is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in food service (14.81%), office and administrative support (11.11%), and sales jobs (11.11%).

Also of interest is that Magnolia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Magnolia is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Magnolia, the average commute to work is 30.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Magnolia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Magnolia rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.71% of adults 25 and older in Magnolia 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 Magnolia in 2010 was $21,880, 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 $87,520 for a family of four.

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 Italian, Irish, English, and British.

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

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