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Millville, DE
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Living in Millville


Millville 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 1,825 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Millville is the 27th largest community in Delaware. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Millville, 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 Millville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Millville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Millville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $70,938.00.

Millville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Delaware, but Millville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Millville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Millville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Millville is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Millville who work in management occupations (23.53%), office and administrative support (14.93%), and teaching (8.37%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another notable thing is that Millville is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Millville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Millville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the nice things about Millville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

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

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Millville. 51.62% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Millville in 2018 was $42,837, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,348 for a family of four.

The people who call Millville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Millville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Millville include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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