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 $49,737.00.

Millsboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Millsboro is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millsboro who work in sales jobs (15.08%), healthcare (10.97%), and office and administrative support (9.59%).

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.

Millsboro 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 education level of Millsboro citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.12% of adults in Millsboro have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Millsboro in 2018 was $24,131, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,524 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. Important ancestries of people in Millsboro include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

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