Millsboro, DE


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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 4,216 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Millsboro is the 15th largest community in Delaware. Much of the housing stock in Millsboro was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Millsboro economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Millsboro, where the median household income is $46,350.00.

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 office and administrative support (13.89%), sales jobs (12.59%), and maintenance occupations (8.68%).

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.

The citizens of Millsboro are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.82% of adults in Millsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Millsboro in 2010 was $23,960, 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 $95,840 for a family of four. However, Millsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Millsboro is an extremely 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. Millsboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Millsboro include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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