The median income of Wilmington residents was an inflation-adjusted $25,975 per year. Wilmington had 28,484 households in 2017, with a population of 71,276.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was Henlopen Acres. Henlopen Acres's median income was $81,250 per year after adjusting for inflation – $55,275 more than Wilmington. It had 85 households in 2017 and a population of 185.
Newark had the lowest annual resident income among cities in Delaware, with a median income of only $17,159 per year. That was $8,816 less than the median income in Wilmington at the time. Newark had 10,230 households in 2017 and a population of 33,243.
The table below shows the top 74 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.