U.S. Beacon January 19, 2022

Wilmington, DE

New Castle County, Delaware

Latitude: 39.748563     Longitude: -75.551581
Population 72,786 (2005)
Elevation of Wilmington, Delaware: 100 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1077580, place: Wilmington city, Delaware)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 56,086 (100%)
In labor force: 33,699 (60.08%)
--Civilian labor force: 33,644 (59.99%)
----Employed: 30,412 (54.22%)
----Unemployed: 3,232 (5.76%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9.6%
--Armed Forces: 55 (0.1%)
Not in labor force: 22,387 (39.92%)
Females 16 years and over: 30,025 (53.53%)
In labor force: 17,369 (30.97%)
--Civilian labor force: 17,342 (30.92%)
----Employed: 15,745 (28.07%)
Own children under 6 years: 5,154 (9.19%)
All parents in family in labor force: 3,626 (6.47%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 29,690 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 18,521 (62.38%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 4,296 (14.47%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 3,558 (11.98%)
Walked: 2,245 (7.56%)
Other means: 285 (0.96%)
Worked at home: 785 (2.64%)
Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 30,412 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 10,047 (33.04%)
Service occupations: 6,584 (21.65%)
Sales and office occupations: 8,285 (27.24%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 29 (0.1%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 1,792 (5.89%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 3,675 (12.08%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 69 (0.23%)
Construction: 1,285 (4.23%)
Manufacturing: 2,925 (9.62%)
Wholesale trade.: 659 (2.17%)
Retail trade: 2,850 (9.37%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,161 (3.82%)
Information: 699 (2.3%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 4,544 (14.94%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 3,776 (12.42%)
Educational, health and social services: 6,417 (21.1%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 2,580 (8.48%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,489 (4.9%)
Public administration: 1,958 (6.44%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 24,914 (81.92%)
Government workers: 4,439 (14.6%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,021 (3.36%)
Unpaid family workers: 38 (0.12%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 28,661 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 4,444 (15.51%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 2,132 (7.44%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 3,886 (13.56%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 3,825 (13.35%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 4,610 (16.08%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 4,605 (16.07%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,373 (8.28%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,792 (6.25%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 390 (1.36%)
$200,000 or more: 604 (2.11%)
Median household income: $35,116

With earnings: 21,992 (76.73%)
--Mean earnings: $51,196
With Social Security income: 7,835 (27.34%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,049
With Supplemental Security Income: 2,112 (7.37%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,219
With public assistance income: 1,899 (6.63%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,217
With retirement income: 4,986 (17.4%)
--Mean retirement income: $17,262

Families: 15,943 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,689 (10.59%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,043 (6.54%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,165 (13.58%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,002 (12.56%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 2,693 (16.89%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,973 (18.65%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,605 (10.07%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,154 (7.24%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 280 (1.76%)
$200,000 or more: 339 (2.13%)
Median family income: $40,241

Per capita income: $20,236

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $34,360
Female full-time, year-round workers: $29,895

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 2,679 (16.8%)
--With related children under 18 years: 2,276 (14.28%)
----With related children under 5 years: 1,157 (7.26%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 1,922 (12.06%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,738 (10.9%)
----With related children under 5 years: 822 (5.16%)
Individuals: 14,819 (92.95%)
--18 years and over: 9,211 (57.77%)
----65 years and over: 1,723 (10.81%)
--Related children under 18 years: 5,519 (34.62%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 3,830 (24.02%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 4,895 (30.7%)

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