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Population in 2012: 1,099 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.7%
 

Males: 529  (48.2%)
Females: 570  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  63.8 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19930.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,149 (it was $51,875 in 2000)
Bethany Beach:

$59,149
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,531

Bethany Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $466,787 (it was $184,000 in 2000)
Bethany Beach:

$466,787
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $575,635; Detached houses: $614,344; Townhouses or other attached units: $345,268

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,513.

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  • White alone - 1,033 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bethany Beach: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), German (14.6%), English (13.9%), Italian (8.7%), Scottish (4.8%), Russian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1901

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 952 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bethany Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bethany Beach town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

18 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:  2.7%
Delaware:  7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,487 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,401 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (65.0 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (99.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (100.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Bethany, DE (1.3 miles ), Ocean View, DE (1.4 miles ), Millville, DE (1.7 miles ), Fenwick Island, DE (2.4 miles ), Long Neck, DE (2.7 miles ), Frankford, DE (3.1 miles ), Bishopville, MD (3.1 miles ), Dagsboro, DE (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 75.06 W

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Crime rates in Bethany Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001003020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0104.80.00.0309.00.0186.70.0
Robberies 000001000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0104.80.00.00.0202.40.00.0
Assaults 044417321221
per 100,000 0.0430.1438.6436.2105.2733.8316.8208.8103.0202.4186.791.8
Burglaries 101871117219138131417
per 100,000 1090.51935.5767.51199.61787.62201.3950.41357.0823.91315.81307.21561.1
Thefts 77729797116127133129150153103103
per 100,000 8396.97741.910636.010578.012197.713312.414044.413465.615448.015485.89617.29458.2
Auto thefts 110110000201
per 100,000 109.1107.50.0109.1105.20.00.00.00.0202.40.091.8
Arson 000010010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0105.20.00.0104.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 437.2560.6588.7626.3667.2985.2718.3701.4979.7860.9688.5533.1

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Crime rate in Bethany Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.18
Delaware average:

2.51

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +588 (+186.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Bethany Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Delaware state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Bethany Beach town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.1 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethany Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Bethany Beach:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REHOBOTH (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LEWES, DE)

Political contributions by individuals in Bethany Beach, DE

Local government website: www.townofbethanybeach.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethany Beach:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 22 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • Salisbury University (about 33 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 42 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Delaware State University (about 52 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Cumberland County College (about 63 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 68 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 70 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)

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Notable locations in Bethany Beach: Bethany Beach Patrol (A), South Coastal Public Library (B), Bethany Beach Town Hall (C), Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Route 26 Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bethany Beach include: Saint Martha's Episcopal Church (A), Saint Anns Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Virtual Fun (Amusement & Theme Parks; 793 Garfield Parkway), Bethany Bytes LLC (Arcades & Amusements; 114 Garfield Pkwy).

Hotels: Westward Pines Motel (10 Kent Avenue), The Stowaway Hotel (4 Spinnaker Village).

Court: Bethany Beach Town - Aldermans Court (Garfield Parkway).

 
Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethany Beach and their reported violations in the past:

BETHANY BEACH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 9201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-25-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and NOV-17-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2000)
BLUE COAST (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2003), St Public Notif issued (JUL-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-12-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2002), St Boil Water Order (JUL-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2002), St Public Notif issued (MAY-20-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2001), St Public Notif issued (AUG-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2002)
BETHANY CLUB TENNIS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2004), St Public Notif issued (JUL-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-02-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-1999), St Public Notif issued (JUN-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-1999)
  • 3 other older health violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethany Beach that have no violations reported:

  • SUSSEX SHORES WATER COMPANY (Population served: 13500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RASKAUSKAS RETAIL CENTER (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.7%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bethany Beach, DE

Bethany Beach compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Bethany Beach (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Bethany Branch at 33364 South Pennsylvania Avenue, branch established on 1981/05/26. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bethany Beach Branch at 2 S Pennsylvania Ave, branch established on 1966/06/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethany Beach, Delaware:

  • Bethany Arms Motel, 99 Hollywood St, Bethany Beach, DE 19930 , Phone: (302) 539-9603
  • Blue Surf Motel, 98 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930 , Phone: (302) 539-7531, Fax: (302) 539-7605
  • Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach, 39642 Jefferson Bridge Rd, Bethany Beach, DE 19930 , Phone: (302) 541-9200, Fax: (302) 541-4057
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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Bethany Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bethany Beach town (based on Sussex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents41.7%24.8%6.6%4.3%3.2%
Congregations42.9%3.3%7.6%6.0%4.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.7%1.6%1.4%11.7%
Congregations4.9%3.3%1.6%1.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Sussex County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Sussex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Sussex County:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,471$45,8840$0
Other Government Administration 4$16,771$50,3130$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,840
Police Protection - Officers 10$37,421$44,9050$0
Police - Other 2$8,039$48,2341$1,273
Streets and Highways 6$16,767$33,5340$0
Solid Waste Management 6$13,979$27,9580$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,880
Water Supply 3$10,255$41,0200$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,109$42,6540$0
Totals for Government 36$121,812$40,6044$4,993

Bethany Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $464,000 ($422.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $404,000 ($367.61)
    Regular Highways: $318,000 ($289.35)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($39.13)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($3.64)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,096,000 ($997.27)
    Water Utilities: $667,000 ($606.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $602,000 ($547.77)
    Regular Highways: $522,000 ($474.98)
    Central Staff Services: $521,000 ($474.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $407,000 ($370.34)
    Parking Facilities: $229,000 ($208.37)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($205.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $183,000 ($166.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000 ($156.51)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($69.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($31.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($50.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($103.73)
    Police Protection: $111,000 ($101.00)
    General - Other: $106,000 ($96.45)
    Parking Facilities: $45,000 ($40.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($33.67)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($24.57)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($20.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,095,000 ($1906.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($122.84)

Bethany Beach government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $658,000 ($598.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($571.43)
    All Other: $23,000 ($20.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($22.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $313,000 ($284.80)
    Interest Earnings: $179,000 ($162.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($53.69)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($18.20)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($3.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $851,000 ($774.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $208,000 ($189.26)
    All Other: $108,000 ($98.27)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($45.50)
  • Tax - Property: $2,299,000 ($2091.90)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $723,000 ($657.87)
    Other License: $522,000 ($474.98)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $161,000 ($146.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($60.96)

Bethany Beach government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,459,000 ($3147.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,951,000 ($2685.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000 ($462.24)

Bethany Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,841,000 ($5314.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($36.40)

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.07%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Castle County, DE  0.87% ($62,931 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.36% ($40,402)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.25% ($64,047)


4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.91% ($35,501 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.41% ($32,937)
to Worcester County, MD  0.15% ($35,098)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethany Beach:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethany Beach:

  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethany Beach:

  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Bethany Beach fatal accident list:

May 30, 1987 09:08 PM, 50, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 1984 11:45 AM, 50nb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Randy K Murray, Muddy Neck Road At Ocean Way Estates (Lat: 38.528611 Lon: -75.081167), Type: 124.4, Overall height: 124.4 m
    Registrant: 3028569000, Randym@redicall.Com, 543 S. BEDFORD ST.
  • Randy K Murray, Muddy Neck Road At Ocean Way Estates (Lat: 38.528611 Lon: -75.081167), Type: 124.4, Overall height: 124.4 m
    Registrant: 3028569000, Randym@redicall.Com, 543 S. BEDFORD ST.
  • Randy K Murray, Muddy Neck Road At Ocean Way Estates (Lat: 38.528611 Lon: -75.081167), Type: 124.4, Overall height: 124.4 m
    Registrant: 3028569000, Randym@redicall.Com, 543 S. BEDFORD ST.
  • Muddy Neck Road At Ocean Way Estates (Lat: 38.529167 Lon: -75.080278), Type: 120.0, Overall height: 120 m
    Registrant: 3028569000, Redicall@redicall.Com, 543 S. BEDFORD ST.
  • Rd 347 .8 Km E Of Rd 346 (Lat: 38.572500 Lon: -75.115833), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 150 m
    Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 214 Garfield Pkwy (Lat: 38.536222 Lon: -75.057972), Call Sign: WNDL251
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/1995, Expiration Date: 08/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000
    Registrant: Bethany Beach, Town Of, Bethany Beach, DE 19930, Phone: (302) 539-8011
  • Garfield Parkway (Lat: 38.536222 Lon: -75.057972), Call Sign: WXR398
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2003, Expiration Date: 07/06/2013
    Registrant: Magnum Electronics, Inc., 927 Horsepond Road, Dover, DE 19901, Phone: (302) 734-9250, Fax: (302) 734-1056, Email:
  • Rr1 Box 3291 (Lat: 38.534556 Lon: -75.063722), Call Sign: WQFU783
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 10/10/2006, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Certifier: Natalie P Schaffer
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • FIRE HOUSE, Georgetown 1 Mile East Of Georgetwon Drive (Lat: 38.537500 Lon: -75.058056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQGN437
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2007, Expiration Date: 03/08/2017, Certifier: Richard Parrett
    Registrant: Magnum Electronics, 913 Horsepond Rd, Dover, DE 19930, Phone: (302) 734-9250, Fax: (302) 734-1056, Email:
  • Lat: 38.535278 Lon: -75.062778, Call Sign: WQJR963
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018, Certifier: Paul Pilant
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Rt 386 And Rt 84 (Lat: 38.522333 Lon: -75.091000), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNEY820
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/1999, Expiration Date: 11/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2010
    Registrant: Phone: (302) 855-7730
  • DEL 04, Rt 1 At Indian River Inlet (Lat: 38.609750 Lon: -75.064306), Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WPNG357
    Assigned Frequencies: 22825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/1997, Expiration Date: 07/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2004
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 466-3044
  • DEL 05, Rt 1 Pob 170 (Lat: 38.564611 Lon: -75.060972), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPNG358
    Assigned Frequencies: 21625.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/1997, Expiration Date: 07/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2004
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 466-3044

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4
  • 1 Mile South Of Atlantic Street (Lat: 38.529167 Lon: -75.080278), Structure height: 120 m, Overall height: 120.6 m, Call Sign: KNKM668
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Randy K Murray
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 1 I South Of Atlantic Street (Lat: 38.529278 Lon: -75.080556), Call Sign: KUS363
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 1 Mile South Of Atlantic Street (Lat: 38.529278 Lon: -75.080556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107.6 m, Call Sign: KGH868
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Randy K Murray
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 1 Mi. South Of Atlantic St. (Lat: 38.529278 Lon: -75.080167), Structure height: 35.7 m, Call Sign: KUS359
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.210 MHz, 152.510 MHz, 75.5800 MHz, 75.7400 MHz, 75.6200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethany Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bethany Beach)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 23

Incident types - Bethany Beach


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethany Beach, DE
Businesses in Bethany Beach, DE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx2UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1

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