About Millsboro, DE (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Millsboro is $245,027, which is less expensive than 63.8% of Delaware neighborhoods and 50.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Millsboro Town Center is currently $1,529, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.8% of Delaware neighborhoods.

Millsboro Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Millsboro, Delaware. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Millsboro, DE is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Millsboro Town Center has a 14.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Millsboro Town Center neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Millsboro Town Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 27.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood. A whopping 55.3% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 96.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood has more Welsh and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.8% have Greek ancestry.

Millsboro Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Millsboro are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood, 40.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.3%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Millsboro Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Greek and Polish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Millsboro, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.9%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 10.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Millsboro Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
East Millsboro Elementary School
29346 Iron Branch Road
Millsboro, DE 19966
KG-05
Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
252 Clayton Ave
Frankford, DE 19945
KG-05
Indian River High School
29772 Armory Road
Dagsboro, DE 19945
09-12
Selbyville Middle School
80 Bethany Rd.
Selbyville, DE 19975
06-08
Sussex Central High School
26026 Patriots Way
Georgetown, DE 19947
09-12
Millsboro Middle School
302 East State Street
Millsboro, DE 19966
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

INDIAN RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Delaware

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Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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