Georgetown, DE

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Living in Georgetown

Georgetown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 7,134 people and four 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. 44.56% of the Georgetown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Georgetown is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (12.24%), maintenance occupations (10.54%), and sales jobs (8.31%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Georgetown rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.80% of adults 25 and older in Georgetown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Georgetown in 2018 was $20,320, which is low income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,280 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Georgetown, accounting for 41.72% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Georgetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Haitian.

In addition, Georgetown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.62%).

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