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 8,013 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. 36.71% of Seaford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Seaford is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaford who work in office and administrative support (10.31%), management occupations (8.61%), and food service (7.92%).

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.

The percentage of adults in Seaford with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.69% of adults in Seaford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Seaford in 2018 was $24,998, 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 $99,992 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 12.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seaford include Irish, Haitian, German, English, and Italian.

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