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  • Table CA4 - Personal Income by Major Source
  • Table CA5 - Earnings by Source & Sector
  • Table CA25 - Employment by Sector
  • Table CA30 - Economic Profile
  • Table CA35 - Transfer Payments
  • Table CA45 - Farm Income & Expenditures
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Summary Characteristics
The population of Delaware changed from 899,816 (2010) to 952,065 (2016). a change of 52,249 (0.06%). The per capita personal income (PCPI) changed from $41,088 (2010) to $47,869 (2016), a change of $6,781 (0.17%).

The per capita real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) changed from $62,844 (2010) to $63,955 (2017), a change of $1,111 (0.02%). Download the U.S. by state national scope per capita real GDP xls file (1997-2017). See note below.

Table 35 presented below is focused on Personal current transfer receipts. Personal current transfer receipts are receipts of persons from government and business for which no current services are performed. Current transfer receipts from government include Social Security benefits, medical benefits, veterans' benefits, and unemployment insurance benefits. Current transfer receipts from business include liability payments for personal injury and corporate gifts to nonprofit institutions.

The table presents data for 2010, 2016, change 2010 to 2016 and percent change 2010 to 2016. The 2016 data are the most recent data based on Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates available annually from 1969 through 2016, with some exceptions. These data update in November 2018. ProximityOne develops annual estimates and projections to 2030. Using the REIS software any selection of years is available for 2001 though 2030.

Table cells with special characters (# or * or -) indicate data for this area and time period are not available. See footnotes at bottom of table for details. These values can be optionally imputed by the REIS software.

REIS Transfer Payments for Delaware 201020162010-16
    Personal current transfer receipts (thousands of dollars) 7,221,4469,312,1952,090,74929.0
      Current transfer receipts of individuals from governments 7,037,1489,076,3452,039,19729.0
          Retirement & disability insurance benefits 2,460,3083,334,303873,99535.5
              Social Security benefits 2,396,0603,254,524858,46435.8
              Excluding Social Security benefits 1/ 64,24879,77915,53124.2
          Medical benefits 3,064,3594,263,9701,199,61139.1
              Medicare benefits 1,623,2472,184,839561,59234.6
              Public assistance medical care benefits 2/ 1,323,1241,962,924639,80048.4
              Military medical insurance benefits 3/ 117,988116,207-1,781-1.5
          Income maintenance benefits 563,334664,004100,67017.9
              Supplemental security income (SSI) benefits 91,390108,97717,58719.2
              Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) 148,448184,66036,21224.4
              Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 180,296211,82231,52617.5
              Other income maintenance benefits 4/ 143,200158,54515,34510.7
          Unemployment insurance compensation 329,26074,886-254,374-77.3
              State unemployment insurance compensation 324,81973,369-251,450-77.4
              Excluding state unemployment insurance compensation 4,4411,517-2,924-65.8
          Veterans' benefits 159,787257,92298,13561.4
          Education & training assistance 5/ 243,926348,494104,56842.9
          Other transfer receipts of individuals from governments 6/ 216,174132,766-83,408-38.6
      Current transfer receipts of nonprofit institutions 108,618121,65713,03912.0
      Current transfer receipts of individuals from businesses 7/ 75,680114,19338,51350.9
1/ Consists largely of temporary disability payments, pension benefit guaranty payments, black lung payments, workers compensation, and Panama Canal construction annuity payments.
2/ Consists of Medicaid and other medical vendor payments.
3/ Consists of payments made under the TriCare Management Program (formerly called CHAMPUS) for the medical care of dependents of active duty military personnel and of retired military personnel and their dependents at nonmilitary medical facilities.
4/ Consists largely of general assistance; family assistance (currently Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), previously emergency assistance and Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and emergency assistance); expenditures for food under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); Other Needs Assistance; refugee assistance; foster home care and adoption assistance; the Additional Child Tax Credit; and energy assistance.
5/ Consists largely of federal fellowship payments (National Science Foundation fellowships and traineeships, subsistence payments to state maritime academy cadets, and other federal fellowships), interest subsidy on higher education loans, Pell Grants, Job Corps payments, education exchange payments, and state education assistance payments.
6/ Consists largely of Bureau of Indian Affairs payments; Alaska Permanent Fund dividend payments; compensation of survivors of public safety officers; compensation of victims of crime; disaster relief payments; compensation for Japanese internment; the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 rebates; the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funded tax credits, Federal Additional Compensation for unemployment, COBRA premium reduction, and the Economic Recovery lump sum payment; the health insurance premium tax credit and cost sharing reductions; other tax credits; and other special payments to individuals.
7/ Consists of personal injury payments to individuals other than employees and other business transfer payments.

All dollar estimates are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation) except as noted.
Missing data cell values:
*  Not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential information. Estimates for item are included in totals.
#  Less than $50,000. Estimates for item are included in totals.
-  Data not available for this year.

Real GDP values are presented in chained (2009) dollars. Real GDP by state is an inflation–adjusted measure of the state's gross product based on national prices for the goods and services produced within that state.

Source: ProximityOne, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics