Lewes Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Lewes, DE

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago

    Bayhealth - Milford, DE

    Job Details: * High School/GED * The Patient Escort and Transporter assists with the transportation of patients between their assigned room and various hospital departments or...

    from Bayhealth - 5 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Seaford, DE

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
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Lewes, Delaware

Lewes is an incorporated city in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 3,116. Lewes was the site of the first European settlement in Delaware, a trading post named Zwaanendael founded by Dutch settlers in 1631. Because Lewes was the earliest town founded in the state, and because Delaware was the first state to ratify the constitution, the town refers to itself as "The first town in the first state." Lewes, together with the towns of Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany, and Fenwick Island, comprises Delaware's beach resort area and is Sussex County's most densely-populated and fastest-growing area.

Lewes Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lewes are Management, professional, and related occupations, 46%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 12%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Lewes, Delaware work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 10 percent are self-employed.

Lewes Industries

The leading industries in Lewes, Delaware are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Retail trade, 13%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Lewes job listings indicate that the following industries in Lewes are hiring the most workers:

Lewes Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lewes, Delaware is $35,364, and the median income of households in Lewes was $48,707.

Average Salaries in Lewes, DE

Lewes, DE


According to our Lewes Trends data, the number of Lewes, Delaware jobs has decreased by 18% since October 2013.
Lewes job trends

Lewes Employment Statistics

Population of Lewes
Total population 2,932
Male 43.89%
Female 56.11%
Median age 54.9
Lewes Housing
Owner-occupied homes 74.9%
Median cost of a home $241,500
Median mortgage payment $976
Renter-occupied homes 25.1%
Vacant housing 43.5%
Median monthly rent $595
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,500
Median for all female full-time $35,227
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 5%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 19%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 25%
Graduate degree 18%
Marital Status
Never married 19%
Currently married 55%
Separated 3%
Widowed 14%
Divorced 10%
White 88%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Lewes Commute
Carpool 9.2%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 28 minutes