Millsboro, DE

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Living in Millsboro

Millsboro is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 4,533 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Millsboro is the 15th largest community in Delaware. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Millsboro, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Millsboro, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Millsboro’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Millsboro does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $47,438.00.

Unlike some towns, Millsboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Millsboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Millsboro is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Millsboro who work in sales jobs (13.93%), office and administrative support (11.13%), and teaching (8.84%).

Millsboro is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In terms of college education, Millsboro is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.84% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Millsboro in 2018 was $23,895, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,580 for a family of four. However, Millsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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