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. 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 $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.

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

The overall 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, and the average American community has 21.84%.

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.