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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 6

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 19

45 to 49 years : 19

50 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 47

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 37

Female:

Under 5 years : 1

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 21

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 0

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 6

30 to 34 years : 3

35 to 39 years : 10

40 to 44 years : 5

45 to 49 years : 33

50 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 37

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 37

75 to 79 years : 38

80 to 84 years : 40

85 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 551

Multiple ancestry : 278

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 22

Ancestry not reported : 57


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 851

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 44

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Total:

Under 5 years : 2

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 106

55 to 59 years : 99

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 65

65 to 74 years : 195

75 years and over : 198

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 11

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 7

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 93

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 50

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 153

75 years and over : 183

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 2

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 57

Female : 48

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 369

Female : 377

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 10

Foreign born:

Male : 27

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence : 105

Born in other state in the United States : 735

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 41


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 46

Divorced : 18

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 146

Now married, except separated : 461

Divorced : 43

Separated : 14

Widowed : 75

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 36

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Speak only English : 851

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Armenian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • Irish: 246   (23.3%)
  • German: 173   (16.4%)
  • English: 150   (14.2%)
  • Italian: 75   (7.1%)
  • United States Or American: 54   (5.1%)
  • Other Groups: 48   (4.5%)
  • Scottish: 46   (4.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (3.1%)
  • Polish: 30   (2.8%)
  • Greek: 27   (2.6%)
  • Welsh: 21   (2.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 19   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 18   (1.7%)
  • Russian: 15   (1.4%)
  • Czech: 13   (1.2%)
  • Swedish: 13   (1.2%)
  • British: 12   (1.1%)
  • Austrian: 11   (1.0%)
  • European: 10   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 8   (0.8%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.6%)
  • Iranian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware is 908



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware: 453
Female Population in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware: 455


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware: 61.1
Median Female Resident Age in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware: 63.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Delaware is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


White


Both sexes

63.8

Male

64.4

Female

63.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

65.0

Male

65.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

47.5

Female

56.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

59.5

Male

41.5

Female

63.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

59.0

Male

43.0

Female

62.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

63.8

Male

64.5

Female

63.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


  • White: 891
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 6
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 11



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Bethany Beach Town, Delaware citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (0.81%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.16%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 41   (11.08%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (7.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 66   (17.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (4.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 143   (38.65%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (10%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (5.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (1.08%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (1.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 99   (24.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 48   (11.76%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 76   (18.63%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (9.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 76   (18.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 51   (12.5%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.49%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Branch) In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • South Coastal Public Library


    43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


  • South Bethany Historical Society


    8 S 9th St, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bethany Beach Town, Delaware affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware.

Area Features of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


Bay


(1) Branch Gut Cove   (2) Little Bay  

Beach


(1) Bethany Beach  

Bridge


(1) Jefferson Bridge  

Building


(1) Bethany Beach Police Department   (2) Bethany Beach Town Hall   (3) Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Station 1   (4) South Bethany Police Department   (5) South Bethany Town Hall   (6) South Coastal Public Library  

Canal


(1) Assawoman Canal   (2) Little Bay Ditch   (3) Mccabe Ditch   (4) Old Canal   (5) Williams Canal Ditch  

Cape


(1) Brickbat Point   (2) Goose Point   (3) Horse Point   (4) Long Point   (5) Miller Neck   (6) Muddy Neck   (7) Reedy Point   (8) Skid Point   (9) Strawberry Point  

Channel


(1) The Narrows  

Church


(1) Saint Anns Catholic Church   (2) Saint Martha S Episcopal Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Bethany Beach   (2) Town Of South Bethany  

Gut


(1) Jefferson Creek  

Island


(1) Big Sheep Hammock   (2) Little Sheep Hammock   (3) Reedy Island  

Lake


(1) Branch Gut   (2) Canal Pond   (3) Cedar Pond   (4) Cupboard Pond   (5) Goose Pond   (6) Holly Pond   (7) Middle Pond   (8) Sixty Five Acre Pond   (9) Thirty-five Acre Pond   (10) Tunnel Goose Pond  

Locale


(1) Beach Plaza Shopping Center   (2) Camp Barnes   (3) Marketplace At Sea Colony Shopping Center   (4) Route 26 Mall Shopping Center   (5) Strawberry Landing  

Park


(1) Assawoman Bay State Wildlife Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bay View Park   (2) Bethany Beach   (3) Foxfire Meadow   (4) Indian Cove   (5) Middlesex Beach   (6) Miller Creek Park Mobile Home Park   (7) Oak Acres   (8) Ocean Way Estates   (9) Sassafras Landing   (10) Sea Colony   (11) Sea Colony East   (12) South Bethany   (13) Strawberry Landing   (14) Sussex Shores   (15) The Narrows   (16) Wilgus Subdivision   (17) York Beach  

Post Office


(1) Bethany Beach Post Office   (2) Bethany Beach Post Office Historical  

Stream


(1) Brasures Branch   (2) Miller Creek  

Summit


(1) Cat Hill   (2) Poke Hill  

Swamp


(1) Cat Hill Marsh  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

19930 (pop. 2,673)


Cities Nearby Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Bethany Beach Town, DE  (pop. 908) 0.0 Miles
South Bethany Town, DE  (pop. 421) 1.8 Miles
Ocean View Town, DE  (pop. 1,655) 1.9 Miles
Millville Town, DE  (pop. 386) 2.9 Miles
Selbyville-frankford Ccd, DE  (pop. 30,821) 4.2 Miles
Fenwick Island Town, DE  (pop. 401) 5.6 Miles
Long Neck Cdp, DE  (pop. 2,366) 7.2 Miles
Frankford Town, DE  (pop. 634) 9.5 Miles
Dagsboro Town, DE  (pop. 800) 10.0 Miles
Selbyville Town, DE  (pop. 2,018) 10.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

302



Elevation in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware is 3.0 ft. (1.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Lat: 38.540807 N        Long: -75.061771 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Delaware

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 6.91 4.51 10.33 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 6.91 4.51 10.33 0.00 6.46
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.62 7.03 4.73 10.99 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.62 7.03 4.73 10.99 0.00 6.70
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.66 7.01 4.71 10.82 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.66 7.01 4.71 10.82 0.00 6.70
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.01 7.25 4.88 11.78 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 9.01 7.25 4.88 11.78 0.00 6.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.00 4.62 11.17 0.00 6.78
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.00 4.62 11.17 0.00 6.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.09 7.08 4.72 11.95 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 9.09 7.08 4.72 11.95 0.00 6.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.97 7.00 4.68 12.04 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 8.97 7.00 4.68 12.04 0.00 6.88
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.22 7.19 4.82 12.45 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 9.22 7.19 4.82 12.45 0.00 7.00
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.13 7.07 4.65 13.17 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.13 7.07 4.65 13.17 0.00 6.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.81 3.17 0.00 0.00 3.30
  Full-Service Providers 9.17 7.39 4.73 13.24 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 9.17 7.39 4.71 13.24 0.00 7.10
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.29 3.71 5.42 0.00 0.00 4.08
  Full-Service Providers 8.54 6.12 3.68 14.19 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 8.54 5.89 3.73 14.19 0.00 6.08
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.63 1.06 0.78 0.00 0.00 0.83
  Energy-Only Providers 3.03 4.06 3.62 0.00 0.00 3.70
  Full-Service Providers 8.61 7.09 4.90 14.17 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 8.61 7.00 4.81 14.17 0.00 6.80
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.88 0.33 0.00 0.00 0.35
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 3.97 3.57 0.00 0.00 3.58
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.17 5.20 14.13 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.15 4.85 14.13 0.00 6.91
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.64 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.02 4.41 0.00 0.00 4.41
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.32 5.61 0.00 0.00 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.31 5.15 0.00 0.00 6.96
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.04 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.19
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.10 6.43 0.00 0.00 6.43
  Full-Service Providers 8.78 7.44 5.82 0.00 0.00 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.78 7.44 6.06 0.00 0.00 7.53
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.98 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.19
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.53 5.40 0.00 0.00 5.40
  Full-Service Providers 9.01 7.60 6.46 0.00 0.00 7.94
  Total Electric Industry 9.01 7.60 6.21 0.00 0.00 7.76
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.58 1.35 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.77
  Energy-Only Providers 10.64 8.45 7.59 0.00 0.00 7.97
  Full-Service Providers 11.85 10.35 7.47 0.00 0.00 10.52
  Total Electric Industry 11.85 10.21 7.67 0.00 0.00 10.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 9   (2.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 22   (6.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 49   (14.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 47   (14.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 59   (17.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 19   (5.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 51   (15.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 23   (7.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 14   (4.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (7.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 237

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 5

Walked : 17

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 28


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Less than 5 minutes : 15

5 to 9 minutes : 53

10 to 14 minutes : 43

15 to 19 minutes : 45

20 to 24 minutes : 24

25 to 29 minutes : 8

30 to 34 minutes : 28

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 21

45 to 59 minutes : 33

60 to 89 minutes : 11

90 or more minutes : 20


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

With Social Security income : 250

No Social Security income : 205


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

With retirement income : 236

No retirement income : 219


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 18

$60,000 to $74,999 : 46

$75,000 to $99,999 : 56

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 or more : 34


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $78,393


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • WICO (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Radio Broadcast Communications, Inc.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 10.5 kW; Georgetown, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Delmar, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations Near Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • WQMR (101.1 FM; Newark, MD; Owner: Snow Hill Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WJKI (103.5 FM; Millville, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; Willards, MD; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; Whaleyville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WDKZ (105.5 FM; Delmar, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WSJQ (106.7 FM; Cape May, NJ; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WYPO (106.9 FM; Berlin, MD; Owner: Wypr License Holding Llc)
  • WKHI (107.7 FM; Pittsville, MD; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WRAU (88.3 FM; Whaleyville, MD; Owner: Exec. Comm. Of Bd. Of Trustees Of American Univ.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Allegheny East Conference Corporation Of Seventh-day Adv.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Edinboro Early School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Ocean City, MD; Owner: Priority Radio, Inc.)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; Delmar, MD; Owner: Salisbury Educational B/c Foundation)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; Frankford, DE; Owner: Salisbury University Foundation, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Cape May Point, NJ; Owner: The Collegium Center For Faith And Culture)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Dewey Beach, DE; Owner: Allied Communications Network Two)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Georgetown, DE; Owner: University Of Delaware)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; Lewes, DE; Owner: Resort Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; Long Neck, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; Delmar, DE; Owner: Great Scott Broadcasting)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; Berlin, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Delmarva Broadcasting Company)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Irie Radio, Inc.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; Bishopville, MD; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; Delmar, DE; Owner: Wboc, Inc.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; Salisbury, MD; Owner: Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 101  (55.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 21  (11.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30  (16.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 25  (13.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 90  (50.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (14.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 58  (32.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Manufacturers And Traders Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $90m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 734

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • Rehoboth Aircrafters


    (about 12.8 miles in Dewey Beach, Delaware; Airport Code: REH)

  • Ocean City Municipal


    (about 16.3 miles in Berlin, Maryland; Airport Code: OCE)

  • Sussex County


    (about 19.0 miles in Georgetown, Delaware; Airport Code: GED)

  • Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional


    (about 28.0 miles in Salisbury, Maryland; Airport Code: SBY)

  • Cape May County


    (about 33.2 miles in Cape May, New Jersey; Airport Code: WWD)

  • Dover AFB


    (about 45.9 miles in Dover, Delaware; Airport Code: DOV)

  • Wallops Flight Center


    (about 46.8 miles in Wattsville, Virginia; Airport Code: WAL)

  • Wallops Flight Facility


    (about 46.9 miles in Wattsville, Virginia; Airport Code: WAL)

  • Cambridge-Dorchester


    (about 52.2 miles in Cambridge, Maryland; Airport Code: CGE)

  • Ocean City Municipal


    (about 55.6 miles in Ocean City, New Jersey; Airport Code: NJ4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.18%

Carpooled

4.49%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

1.97%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

2.81%

Walked

1.97%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

7.58%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bethany Beach Town, Delaware, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 258

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 15

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 147

Householder not living alone : 18


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 3

All other households : 452


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 244

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 120

Renter-occupied housing units : 45


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 24

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 57

$75,000 to $99,999 : 83

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 34


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Total : 2,281


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Occupied : 455

Vacant : 1,826


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : 94

Built 2000 to 2004 : 223

Built 1990 to 1999 : 320

Built 1980 to 1989 : 844

Built 1970 to 1979 : 555

Built 1960 to 1969 : 125

Built 1950 to 1959 : 54

Built 1940 to 1949 : 6

Built 1939 or earlier : 60


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Utility gas : 13

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 47

Electricity : 378

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 14

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 to $249,999 : 7

$250,000 to $299,999 : 16

$300,000 to $399,999 : 34

$400,000 to $499,999 : 67

$500,000 to $749,999 : 159

$750,000 to $999,999 : 62

$1,000,000 or more : 34


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 29

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 157

Housing units without a mortgage : 205


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bethany Beach Town, Delaware)

Built 2005 or later : $839,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $571,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $617,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $539,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $529,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $640,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $812,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $875,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware: 61.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Delaware: 67.4%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Bethany Beach Town, DE): $51,875
Median Household Income In 2000 (Delaware): $47,381


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bethany Beach Town): $184,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Delaware): $122,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bethany Beach Town): $859
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Delaware): $639


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Utility Gas: 2.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 10.5%
Electricity: 81.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Bethany Beach Town, Delaware are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 38 $124,314 4 $4,903 317 $39,257 $15.47
Financial Administration 3 $10,795 0 $0 0 $43,180 --
Other Government Administration 4 $15,682 0 $0 0 $47,046 --
Judicial and Legal 0 $0 2 $845 58 $0 $14.57
Police Protection - Officers 11 $38,920 0 $0 0 $42,458 --
Police - Other 3 $9,963 1 $1,977 142 $39,852 $13.92
Streets and Highways 7 $16,545 0 $0 0 $28,363 --
Solid Waste Management 4 $11,298 0 $0 0 $33,894 --
Parks and Recreation 0 $0 1 $2,081 117 $0 $17.79
Water Supply 3 $11,885 0 $0 0 $47,540 --
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,226 0 $0 0 $36,904 --

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Professional Home Health Care Agency Inc


     Address: 401 North Bedford Street, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/2/2003

Beebe Hospital Home Health


     Address: 20232 Ennis Road, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/22/1985

Generations Home Care, Inc.


     Address: 205 E. Market Street, Georgetown, Delaware 19947
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/1/1982

Home Health Corp Of America


     Address: 100a Bateman Street, Salisbury, Maryland 21804
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1984

Peninsula Home Care, Llc


     Address: 1001 Mount Hermon Street, Suite 200, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/19/1983

Hospitals Close To Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Atlantic General Hospital


     Address: 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Maryland 21811
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Beebe Medical Center


     Address: 424 Savannah Rd, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Peninsula Regional Medical Center


     Address: 100 E Carroll Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital


     Address: 801 Middleford Rd, Seaford, Delaware 19973
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cape Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: Two Stone Harbor Blvd, Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Green Valley Terrace


     Address: 231 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Delaware 19966
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 161
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Peninsula Healthcare Services T/a Renaissance


     Address: 26002 John J Williams Highway, Millsboro, Delaware 19966
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 3
     Percent Occupied: 3%

Berlin Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 9715 Healthway Drive, Po Box 799, Berlin, Maryland 21811
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 168
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Harbor Healthcare & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 301 Ocean View Blvd, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 168
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Cadbury At Lewes


     Address: 17028 Cadbury Circle, Lewes, Delaware 19958
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 20%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Name: Salem
Address: PO Box 236; Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08038
Distance: 70 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

    Retired Workers: 885
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware


Charges


Parking Facilities: $658,000
Solid Waste Management: $628,000
All Other: $23,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $851,000


State Intergovernmental


Highways: $208,000
All Other: $108,000
Water Utilities: $50,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $25,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $226,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $35,000
Central Staff Services: $521,000
Regular Highways: $522,000
Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
Parking Facilities: $229,000
Parks & Recreation: $602,000
Police Protection: $1,096,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $183,000
Solid Waste Management: $407,000
General - Other: $76,000
Water Utilities: $667,000


Construction


Central Staff Services: $4,000
Regular Highways: $318,000
Natural Resources - Other: $464,000
Parks & Recreation: $404,000
Water Utilities: $43,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $27,000
Regular Highways: $22,000
Parking Facilities: $45,000
Parks & Recreation: $37,000
Police Protection: $111,000
General - Other: $106,000
Water Utilities: $114,000


General


Interest On Debt: $55,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $135,000


Tax


Property: $2,299,000
Public Utilities: $67,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $161,000
Other License: $522,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $723,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $4,000
Interest Earnings: $179,000
Fines & Forfeits: $313,000
Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
General Revenue, Nec: $59,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $40,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $5,841,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,095,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $2,951,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,459,000


(updated 2006)



Sussex County, Delaware Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.71%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.45%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Bethany Beach Town, Delaware citizens.

Relocation to Sussex County, DE

7.10 % of Sussex County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $55,947

Delaware Average 6.10 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $19,911

Delaware Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Sussex County, DE (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • New Castle County , DE 0.87 % ($62,931 AGI )
  • Wicomico County , MD 0.36 % ($40,402 AGI )
  • Anne Arundel County , MD 0.25 % ($64,047 AGI )

Relocation away from Sussex County, DE

4.72 % of Sussex County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,334

Delaware Average 5.32 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,950

Delaware Average 0.10 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Sussex County, DE (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , DE 0.91 % ($35,501 AGI )
  • Wicomico County , MD 0.41 % ($32,937 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MD 0.15 % ($35,098 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Delaware

Low Bracket: $5,000 (2.20%)
High Bracket: $60,000 (5.95%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Delaware

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Bethany Beach Town, Delaware is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
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Damage



Hurricanes And Storms In Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

  • Subtropical Depression: ALLISON - June 2001 - Wind Speed: 30 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 40 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Bethany Beach Town, Delaware directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Bethany Beach Town, Delaware

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 309 0 187 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 0 202 0 0 0
Assault 0 4 4 4 1 7 3 2 1 2 2 1 2
    per 100,000 0 430 439 436 105 734 317 209 103 202 187 92 180
Burglary 10 18 7 11 17 21 9 13 8 13 14 17 9
    per 100,000 1,091 1,935 768 1,200 1,788 2,201 950 1,357 824 1,316 1,307 1,561 810
Larceny Theft 77 72 97 97 116 127 133 129 150 153 103 103 80
    per 100,000 8,397 7,742 10,636 10,578 12,198 13,312 14,044 13,466 15,448 15,486 9,617 9,458 7,201
Vehicle Theft 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
    per 100,000 109 108 0 109 105 0 0 0 0 202 0 92 0
Arson 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 104 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
22 23 26 27 34 37 36 36 40 42 29 30 22
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
11 12 14 14 17 20 18 18 20 22 15 15 11


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Delaware

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,961 2,984 696 3,461 3,775 3,998 4,040 4,631 4,871 4,489


(updated 2014)



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