Millville, DE

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Living in Millville

Millville 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 1,825 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Millville is the 27th largest community in Delaware. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Millville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Millville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Millville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Millville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $70,938.00.

Millville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Delaware, but Millville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Millville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Millville is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Millville who work in management occupations (23.53%), office and administrative support (14.93%), and teaching (8.37%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.87% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another notable thing is that Millville is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Millville’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Millville is worth considering.

Millville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Being a small town, Millville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Millville. 51.62% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Millville in 2018 was $42,837, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,348 for a family of four.

The people who call Millville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Millville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Millville include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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