Lewes, Delaware 

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Economy in Lewes, Delaware

Lewes has an unemployment rate of 3.2%. The US average is 3.7%.

Lewes has seen the job market increase by 1.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lewes
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lewes is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lewes is 6.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lewes
- The average income of a Lewes resident is $42,687 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lewes resident is $55,917 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLewes, DelawareUnited States
  3.2%3.7%
  1.3%1.6%
  37.5%33.5%
  0.0%6.2%
  5.6%4.6%
  $61,096$31,177
  $72,474$57,652
  $94,191$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.0%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.0%6.2%
  4.4%10.4%
  0.0%2.7%
  17.6%11.6%
  1.2%4.1%
  0.0%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  5.6%4.7%
  3.3%1.9%
  22.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.9%4.3%
  9.0%9.3%
  13.7%13.8%
  2.6%2.2%
  0.3%7.4%
  4.9%4.9%
  5.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lewes    4 Reviews
    Excellent place to live and retire to - 1/17/2018
    I moved to Lewes in 2009 and it has been a great experience so far. Sussex County has the lowest property taxes in the state and Delaware has no sales tax making it a... Read More

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    An excellent choice for retireees - 12/2/2014
    Lewes has so much to offer for retirees! It has a great library, wonderful classes for lifelong education (through the Osher Institute, affiliated with U.D.), and a town... Read More

    Low taxes abound! - 12/23/2010
    I've lived in Lewes, Delaware practically my whole life and love it here. It’s a tight-knit community that really focuses on one another. Lewes frequently tops the... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN LEWES, DELAWARE
    19958

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