Magnolia, DE

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Living in Magnolia

Magnolia is a tiny town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 289 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 43rd largest community in Delaware. Much of the housing stock in Magnolia was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Magnolia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Magnolia is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (26.71%), office and administrative support (15.53%), and teaching (15.53%).

Magnolia is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Magnolia isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 96.89% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

As is often the case in a small town, Magnolia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Magnolia who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.10% of adults in Magnolia have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2018 was $22,006, which is low income relative to Delaware, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,024 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Magnolia is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Magnolia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Magnolia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include Italian, English, Irish, Polish, and German.

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

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