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Seaford, DE
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Living in Seaford


Seaford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,957 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Seaford is the tenth largest community in Delaware.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seaford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seaford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaford who work in sales jobs (15.42%), food service (8.93%), and management occupations (7.87%).

Of important note, Seaford is also a city of artists. Seaford has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Seaford’s character.

Being a small city, Seaford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Seaford rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.64% 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 2018 was $24,204, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,816 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 12.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seaford include Irish, German, English, Haitian, and Italian.

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