Wilmington, Delaware 

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Economy in Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington has an unemployment rate of 5.5%. The US average is 3.9%.

Wilmington has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Wilmington
- The Sales Tax Rate for Wilmington is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Wilmington is 7.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Wilmington
- The average income of a Wilmington resident is $25,686 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Wilmington resident is $38,979 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWilmington, DelawareUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.5%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth2.7%1.6%
  Future Job Growth28.8%33.5%
  Sales Taxes0.0%7.3%
  Income Tax7.9%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$27,062$31,177
  Household Income$40,221$57,652
  Family Median Income$47,144$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.7%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction3.1%6.2%
  Manufacturing5.8%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.3%2.7%
  Retail trade12.5%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.9%4.1%
  Utilities0.5%0.9%
  Information1.9%2.1%
  Finance and insurance10.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.0%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs6.1%4.3%
  Educational services9.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance17.8%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.2%7.4%
  Other services3.9%4.9%
  Public administration6.0%4.8%
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    Reviews for Wilmington    18 Reviews
    I Cannot Wait To Rid Myself of This Place - 10/4/2017
    I'm ready to get away from this whole state, once and for all! There are no real jobs here. The cost of living is getting entirely too high, as well as the crime.... Read More

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    Park Plaza - 8/22/2016
    can anyone offer information on the Park Plaza, 1100 Lovering Ave,... Read More

    So far I'm impressed with Wilmington - 6/1/2016
    When we sold our house in the burbs and downsized to a condo in Wilmington all our friends thought we were nuts. What about the crime? Well, we've been here for a year... Read More


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