Seaford, DE
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Seaford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,736 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Seaford is the tenth largest community in Delaware.

Seaford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Seaford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaford who work in office and administrative support (13.27%), food service (8.77%), and management occupations (7.26%).

Despite the fact that it is a small city, Seaford has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Seaford rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.95% of adults 25 and older in Seaford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Seaford in 2010 was $22,311, 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 $89,244 for a family of four. However, Seaford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Seaford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Seaford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seaford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Seaford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seaford include English, German, Haitian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Seaford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.