Georgetown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,563 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the 11th largest community in Delaware.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Georgetown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.32% of the Georgetown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Georgetown is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), maintenance occupations (11.80%), and sales jobs (11.20%).
The percentage of adults in Georgetown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.80% of adults in Georgetown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Georgetown in 2018 was $25,652, 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 $102,608 for a family of four. However, Georgetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Georgetown is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Georgetown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Georgetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Georgetown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Haitian.
In addition, Georgetown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.86%).
The most common language spoken in Georgetown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.