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Autos Drive Delaware Forward

Industry Impact

  • 28,219 28,219 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 6.2% 6.2% of State Workforce
  • 4,049 4,049 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $1.63B $1.63 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 52,741 52,741 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, “Contribution of the Automotive Industry,” published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Tax Revenue

  • $301.00M $301.00 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 9% 9% of State Tax Revenue
  • $55M $55 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $30M $30 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $170.00M $170.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $5M $5 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $41M $41 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

831,199 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 387,072 (46.57%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 244,707 (29.44%)
  • Pickups 129,936 (15.63%)
  • Vans/Minivans 59,561 (7.17%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 801,374 (96.41%)
  • Diesel 17,333 (2.09%)
  • Hybrid 11,191 (1.35%)
  • Electric 273 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 645 (0.08%)
In Delaware, the average age of vehicles is 10.4 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

52,741 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 20,268 (38.43%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 22,086 (41.88%)
  • Pickups 7,540 (14.30%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,847 (5.40%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 50,419 (95.60%)
  • Diesel 976 (1.85%)
  • Hybrid 1,012 (1.92%)
  • Electric 71 (0.13%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 258 (0.49%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $1.11 Billion Total Imports
  • $9.64 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $51,100 Total Imports
  • $1.21 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 392
  • Electric Charging Stations 27
  • 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 10/11/16.

Delaware Consumers

  • $30,936 $30,936 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $61,255 $61,255 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,105 $5,105 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $563 $563 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 11% 11% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (85%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (3%)
  • Other (3%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

Delaware Automaker Facilities

56 Facilities
7,841 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 56 7,841
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 309 2,268
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 323 7,765
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 387 1,204
Auto Supply Stores 292 1,569
Gas Stations 392 2,144
Dealers (Special) 100 323
Property and Casualty Insurance 11 111
Car and Truck Rentals 245 1,872
Parking 29 174
Automotive Repair Shops 1,452 4,577
Carwashes And Other Service 453 1,899
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Delaware

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
STC Wilmington DE Wilmington 1

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