Millsboro, DE

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Living in Millsboro

Millsboro is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 4,533 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Millsboro is the 15th largest community in Delaware. Millsboro has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Millsboro, where the median household income is $49,737.00.

Millsboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Millsboro is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millsboro who work in sales jobs (15.08%), healthcare (10.97%), and office and administrative support (9.59%).

One of the nice things about Millsboro is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Millsboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Millsboro is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.12% of adults in Millsboro have a college degree.

The per capita income in Millsboro in 2018 was $24,131, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,524 for a family of four. However, Millsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Millsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Millsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Millsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Millsboro include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

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