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.

When you are in Seaford, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.21% of Seaford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Seaford is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaford who work in office and administrative support (11.41%), food service (8.98%), and management occupations (7.57%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Seaford rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.65% 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 $20,546, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,184 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 11.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seaford include English, Haitian, German, and Scottish.

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