Seaford Metro Area

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  4. Seaford Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Seaford Metro Area Family Information
  6. Seaford Metro Area Education Information
  7. Seaford Metro Area Business Information
  8. Seaford Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Seaford Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Seaford Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Seaford Metro Area Counties
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Seaford Metro Area Legal Resources

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Seaford Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 156,638
  • Land Area (2000): 2,428.313 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 668.396 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 93,070

Seaford Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 145,748 46.16%
 Rural, Farm 7,374 2.34%
 Rural, Non-farm 162,612 51.50%

Seaford Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Employment Information

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Seaford Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 62,167 60,297 1,870 3.01% 30
1991 62,757 59,933 2,824 4.50% 45
1992 64,704 61,783 2,921 4.52% 46
1993 65,338 62,010 3,327 5.09% 51
1994 65,729 62,515 3,214 4.89% 49
1995 68,001 64,780 3,220 4.74% 48
1996 68,979 66,405 2,574 3.73% 37
1997 70,232 67,592 2,641 3.76% 38
1998 70,913 68,370 2,543 3.59% 36
1999 72,047 69,109 2,939 4.08% 41
2000 80,045 77,297 2,748 3.43% 35
2001 80,930 78,043 2,887 3.57% 36
2002 82,934 79,887 3,046 3.67% 37
2003 83,552 80,489 3,063 3.67% 37
2004 86,191 83,084 3,107 3.60% 36
2005 90,049 86,835 3,214 3.57% 36
2006 92,060 89,114 2,946 3.20% 32
2007 92,027 89,013 3,014 3.28% 33
2008 93,986 89,967 4,019 4.28% 43
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 91,071 86,806 4,265 4.68% 47
Feb 2008 91,234 86,688 4,546 4.98% 50
Mar 2008 91,416 87,274 4,142 4.53% 45
Apr 2008 92,071 88,216 3,855 4.19% 42
May 2008 92,951 89,546 3,405 3.66% 37
Jun 2008 97,077 93,100 3,977 4.10% 41
Jul 2008 98,845 95,030 3,815 3.86% 39
Aug 2008 97,953 93,780 4,173 4.26% 43
Sep 2008 93,260 89,265 3,995 4.28% 43
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Seaford Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 14,074 18.94%
2. Food Manufacturing 5,578 7.51%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 4,850 6.53%
4. Public Administration 4,006 5.39%
5. Educational Services 3,102 4.17%
6. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 2,944 3.96%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,410 3.24%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 2,180 2.93%
9. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 2,046 2.75%
10. Health Care 2,040 2.75%
11. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,010 2.70%
12. Repair and Maintenance 1,574 2.12%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,558 2.10%
14. Finance and Insurance 1,470 1.98%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 1,340 1.80%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 1,220 1.64%
17. Utilities 1,198 1.61%
18. Truck Transportation 1,176 1.58%
19. Other Transportation 1,126 1.52%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,046 1.41%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 10,372 15.99%
2. Educational Services 7,244 11.16%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 5,912 9.11%
4. Finance and Insurance 3,576 5.51%
5. Public Administration 3,242 5.00%
6. Food Manufacturing 3,038 4.68%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 2,464 3.80%
8. Social Assistance 2,398 3.70%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,138 3.30%
10. Department and Other General Stores 1,864 2.87%
11. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,626 2.51%
12. Construction 1,322 2.04%
13. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 1,240 1.91%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,168 1.80%
15. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 1,148 1.77%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 1,122 1.73%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,098 1.69%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 814 1.25%
19. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 806 1.24%
20. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 796 1.23%

Seaford Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 4,136 5.57%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,992 5.37%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,846 5.18%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,512 4.73%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3,402 4.58%
6. Other Management Occupations 3,280 4.41%
7. Carpenters 2,900 3.90%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,446 3.29%
9. Other Construction Trades 2,430 3.27%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,320 3.12%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,048 2.76%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 1,910 2.57%
13. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 1,516 2.04%
14. Law Enforcement Workers 1,474 1.98%
15. Farmers and Farm Managers 1,418 1.91%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,364 1.84%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,362 1.83%
18. Construction Laborers 1,360 1.83%
19. Top Executives 1,320 1.78%
20. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,282 1.73%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 3,742 5.77%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,482 5.37%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,186 4.91%
4. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,048 4.70%
5. Cashiers 2,818 4.34%
6. Registered Nurses 2,730 4.21%
7. Other Office and Admin Support 2,672 4.12%
8. Other Management Occupations 2,572 3.96%
9. Other Production Occupations 2,552 3.93%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,910 2.94%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,892 2.92%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,860 2.87%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,706 2.63%
14. Child Care Workers 1,530 2.36%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,522 2.35%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,440 2.22%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 1,426 2.20%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 1,414 2.18%
19. Customer Service Representatives 1,122 1.73%
20. Other Food Preparation and Servers 1,080 1.66%

Seaford Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 128,475 50.85%
15-35 hours 28,249 11.18%
1-14 hours 6,668 2.64%
No regular hours 89,248 35.33%

Seaford Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 4,284 3.26%
5 AM-5:29 AM 3,649 2.77%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,760 3.62%
6 AM-6:29 AM 10,759 8.18%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 13,358 10.15%
7 AM-7:29 AM 21,785 16.56%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 23,121 17.57%
8 AM-8:29 AM 14,444 10.98%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 6,570 4.99%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 6,959 5.29%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 2,984 2.27%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 1,310 1.00%
Noon-3:59 PM 8,492 6.45%
4 PM-11:59 PM 9,086 6.91%

Seaford Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 5,907 4.49%
5-9 17,266 13.12%
10-14 20,551 15.62%
15-19 20,476 15.56%
20-24 19,092 14.51%
25-29 9,172 6.97%
30-34 15,905 12.09%
35-39 3,310 2.52%
40-44 3,549 2.70%
45-59 8,241 6.26%
60-89 4,324 3.29%
At least 90 3,768 2.86%

Seaford Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 304 0.23% 92,160 70.05%
30-44 244 0.19% 22,520 17.12%
45-59 96 0.07% 8,145 6.19%
At least 60 256 0.19% 7,836 5.96%

Seaford Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 496 0.36%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 16,958 12.34%
 Car / truck / van, solo 109,139 79.41%
 Motorcycle 18 0.01%
 Other 966 0.70%
 Public transportation 900 0.65%
 Walked 3,084 2.24%
 Worked at home 5,884 4.28%

Seaford Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 125,164 (306,338 people)
Families (2000): 88,180 (254,054 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 31,462
People at same address in 1995: 174,037

Seaford Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 10,998 8.72%
$10,000-$14,999 8,801 6.98%
$15,000-$19,999 8,493 6.74%
$20,000-$24,999 8,939 7.09%
$25,000-$29,999 9,222 7.32%
$30,000-$34,999 9,680 7.68%
$35,000-$39,999 8,119 6.44%
$40,000-$44,999 7,635 6.06%
$45,000-$49,999 7,760 6.16%
$50,000-$59,999 12,662 10.04%
$60,000-$74,999 12,957 10.28%
$75,000-$99,999 10,175 8.07%
$100,000-$124,999 4,770 3.78%
$125,000-$149,999 2,178 1.73%
$150,000-$199,999 1,653 1.31%
$200,000 or more 2,027 1.61%

Seaford Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 15,235 24.35%
 Family, 2 people 22,164 35.42%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 2,920 4.67%
 Family, 3 people 9,397 15.02%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 340 0.54%
 Family, 4 people 7,221 11.54%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 137 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 3,230 5.16%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 31 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 1,131 1.81%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 20 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 726 1.16%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 25 0.04%

Seaford Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 93,111 26.41%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 48,100 13.64%
Public Assistance 4,078 1.16%
Retirement 33,654 9.54%
Self Employment 15,274 4.33%
Social Security 45,318 12.85%
Supplemental Security 4,965 1.41%
Wage / Salary 89,187 25.29%
Other 18,925 5.37%

Seaford Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 46,524 65.55%
 With children under 18 24,446 34.45%

Seaford Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 10,336 8.32%
 Married 80,068 64.47%
 Never Married 29,210 23.52%
 Widowed 4,579 3.69%

Seaford Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 13,420 10.14%
 Married 76,886 58.09%
 Never Married 24,993 18.88%
 Widowed 17,048 12.88%

Seaford Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Education Information

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Seaford Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 17,030 6.96%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 43,082 17.61%
 High school diploma or equivalent 86,733 35.44%
 Some college, no degree 45,725 18.69%
 Associate degree 14,103 5.76%
 Bachelors degree 23,492 9.60%
 Graduate or professional degree 14,543 5.94%

Seaford Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,408 1.54% 2,202 1.41% 4,610 2.94%
Kindergarten 3,323 2.12% 508 0.32% 3,831 2.45%
Grades 1-4 14,403 9.20% 1,360 0.87% 15,763 10.06%
Grades 5-8 15,896 10.15% 1,014 0.65% 16,910 10.80%
Grades 9-12 15,875 10.13% 965 0.62% 16,840 10.75%
Undergrad college 7,709 4.92% 1,340 0.86% 9,049 5.78%
Graduate or professional school 1,063 0.68% 906 0.58% 1,969 1.26%
Total 60,677 38.74% 8,295 5.30% 68,972 44.03%

Seaford Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Business Information

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Seaford Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 549 403
2004 538 422

Seaford Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Seaford Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 275,743 89.49%
 Below Poverty Level 32,379 10.51%

Seaford Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,528
Seaford Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Seaford Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 18,969 12.11%
10-19 Years 19,730 12.60%
20-29 Years 15,803 10.09%
30-39 Years 21,207 13.54%
40-49 Years 22,617 14.44%
50-59 Years 20,092 12.83%
60-69 Years 18,284 11.67%
70-79 Years 13,833 8.83%
80-89 Years 5,214 3.33%
90+ Years 889 0.57%

Seaford Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 76,528 48.86%
 Female 80,110 51.14%

Seaford Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 122,888 78.45%
 African-American 23,017 14.69%
 Hispanic/Latino 6,915 4.41%
 Multiracial 1,699 1.08%
 Asian 1,150 0.73%
 Amerindian 755 0.48%
 Other Race 160 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 54 0.03%

Seaford Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 47,037 19.52%
2. Irish 44,342 18.40%
3. German 43,051 17.86%
4. United States Or American 33,628 13.95%
5. Italian 15,777 6.55%
6. Polish 8,913 3.70%
7. French Non-Basque 6,269 2.60%
8. Scottish 5,488 2.28%
9. Dutch 4,910 2.04%
10. Scotch Irish 4,633 1.92%

Seaford Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 276,606 92.99%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 12,709 4.27%
3. French 1,906 0.64%
4. French Creole 1,554 0.52%
5. German 882 0.30%
6. Italian 734 0.25%
7. Polish 422 0.14%
8. Other West Germanic 293 0.10%
9. Tagalog 288 0.10%
10. Korean 284 0.10%

Seaford Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 301,680 95.55%
 Naturalized immigrant 4,371 1.38%
 Not a citizen 9,683 3.07%

Seaford Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Seaford Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Seaford Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Sussex County    

Seaford Metro Area Cities

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