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Autos Drive Delaware Forward

Industry Impact

  • 17,020 17,020 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.9% 2.9% of State Workforce
  • $1.06B $1.06 Billion Labor Income
  • $1.61B $1.61 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 49,592 49,592 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $112.48M $112.48 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 3% 3% of State Tax Revenue
  • $74M $74 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $40M $40 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $194.24M $194.24 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $7M $7 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $21M $21 Million State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

854,561 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 385,569 (45.12%)
  • CUVs 179,448 (21.00%)
  • SUVs 95,885 (11.22%)
  • Pickups 135,437 (15.85%)
  • Vans/Minivans 58,222 (6.81%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 823,374 (96.35%)
  • Diesel 16,724 (1.96%)
  • Hybrid 12,588 (1.47%)
  • Electric 724 (0.08%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,151 (0.13%)
In Delaware, the average age of vehicles is 10.8 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

49,592 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 15,487 (31.23%)
  • CUVs 19,863 (40.05%)
  • SUVs 4,713 (9.50%)
  • Pickups 7,075 (14.27%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,454 (4.95%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 47,187 (95.15%)
  • Diesel 847 (1.71%)
  • Hybrid 931 (1.88%)
  • Electric 345 (0.70%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 282 (0.57%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $195.19 Million Total Imports
  • $8.18 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $71.96 Million Total Imports
  • $1.00 Billion Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 392
  • Electric Charging Stations 49
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 8
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Delaware Consumers

  • $32,522 $32,522 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $62,852 $62,852 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,238 $5,238 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $495 $495 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 9% 9% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (82%)
  • Carpool to work (7%)
  • Take public transportation (2%)
  • Other (9%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

Automaker Facilities In Delaware

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
STC Wilmington DEWilmington 1

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