Nearly Two Decade High For Wilmington Residents With Jobs

According to a new study done by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the 19th year in a row, Wilmington employment has gone up. This statistic includes part-time and full-time work according to the Delaware Online website.

Job opportunity has grown not only in Wilmington, but in New Castle County as well. Primary sectors for growth in the county are education and health services. However, Wilmington has had an increase in business management, real estate and rental leasing, along with arts and recreation.

Summarized from the article “Wilmington hits Two-Decade two-decade high for residents with jobs” from Delaware Online.

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