Delaware Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: New Castle County Delaware, 19,526
County with the Most Employees: New Castle County Delaware, 252,759
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: New Castle County Delaware, $1,213
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Sussex County Delaware, 4.0%



New Castle County Delaware

Total Businesses19,52660.1% of state total
Total Employment252,75965.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,213111.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services3,40217.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare47,03818.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Computer systems design and related services1,3637.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places18,6887.4% of county employees



Sussex County Delaware

Total Businesses6,63520.4% of state total
Total Employment70,56818.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74468.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade99315.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12,47917.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5578.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places10,36314.7% of county employees






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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.