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 4,446 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Millsboro is the 15th largest community in Delaware. Millsboro has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Millsboro, where the median household income is $47,438.00.
Millsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.