Dewey Beach, Delaware

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Population in 2014: 363 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.6%
 
Males: 205  (56.5%)
Females: 158  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  62.2 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19971.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,656 (it was $79,471 in 2000)
Dewey Beach:

$71,656
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $54,567 (it was $51,958 in 2000)

Dewey Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $596,725 (it was $215,200 in 2000)
Dewey Beach:

$596,725
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $736,868; Detached houses: $723,026; Townhouses or other attached units: $787,769; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $862,348; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,923

Median gross rent in 2016: $702.

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  • Races in Dewey Beach, DE (2010)

    Dewey Beach races chart
    • 30790.0%White alone
    • 205.9%Hispanic
    • 72.1%Black alone
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Dewey Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dewey Beach: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), English (11.9%), Irish (9.6%), American (8.9%), Polish (5.9%), Eastern European (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,057 people per square mile   (low).

Dewey Beach,DE real estate house value index trend

Dewey Beach, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Dewey Beach:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dewey Beach town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

12 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This town:

4.0%
Delaware:

8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,466 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,255 (0.3%)

Dewey Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (54.4 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (90.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rehoboth Beach, DE (1.2 miles ), Henlopen Acres, DE (1.4 miles) , Lewes, DE (2.6 miles ), Long Neck, DE (2.6 miles ), Millville, DE (3.2 miles ), Bethany Beach, DE (3.3 miles ), Ocean View, DE (3.3 miles ), South Bethany, DE (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.70 N, Longitude: 75.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Dewey Beach household income distribution Dewey Beach home values distribution

Property values in Dewey Beach, DE


Crime rates in Dewey Beach by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 411021103012
per 100,000 1,273.9317.5319.50.0625.0307.7290.70.0852.30.0270.3529.1
Robberies 310232212131
per 100,000 955.4317.50.0632.9937.5615.4581.4284.9568.2276.2810.8264.6
Assaults 10191611171014612101113
per 100,000 3,184.76,031.75,111.83,481.05,312.53,076.94,069.81,709.43,409.12,762.42,973.03,439.2
Burglaries 3221191512169132288
per 100,000 955.46,984.13,514.42,848.14,687.53,692.34,651.22,564.13,693.26,077.32,162.22,116.4
Theft 426942675158466374573734
per 100,000 13,375.821,904.813,418.521,202.515,937.517,846.213,372.117,948.721,022.715,745.910,000.08,994.7
Auto thefts 110233440211
per 100,000 318.5317.50.0632.9937.5923.11,162.81,139.60.0552.5270.3264.6
Arson 010100000010
per 100,000 0.0317.50.0316.50.00.00.00.00.00.0270.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 270.1) 2570.12946.02060.71984.22884.42092.32174.41416.02633.51734.81627.01719.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Dewey Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

21.16
Delaware average:

3.13

Dewey Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+44.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Dewey Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dewey Beach, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dewey Beach-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Dewey 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 46.8 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dewey Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from Dewey Beach center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 341.4 miles away from Dewey Beach center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 365.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dewey Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dewey Beach:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REHOBOTH (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • BEEBE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • LEWES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • HARBOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)

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

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 18 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 38 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware State University (about 43 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 44 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 48 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 52 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

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Notable locations in Dewey Beach: Dewey Beach Police Department (A), Dewey Beach Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rodney Dunes Pier 12 (Recreation Areas; 12 Rodney Ave).

Hotels: Marina Suites The (1115 Highway One), Bell Buoy (21 Van Dyke St), Sand Palace Motel (Rt 1 & Dagsworthy), Best Western Gold Leaf (1400 Highway One), Rodney Dunes Pier 12 (12 Rodney Ave).

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.1%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  49.4%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Delaware average:

11.6

Dewey Beach travel time to work - commute Dewey Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dewey Beach:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dewey Beach:

34.9%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Dewey Beach:

47.4%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.3%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dewey Beach, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,023
Other Government Administration 3$11,183$44,7322$3,372
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,622
Police Protection - Officers 10$38,444$46,1336$8,477
Streets and Highways 1$2,821$33,8520$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,399$52,7881$500
Totals for Government 15$56,847$45,47813$16,994

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,367,000 ($3765.84)
    Central Staff Services: $615,000 ($1694.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $451,000 ($1242.42)
    Regular Highways: $415,000 ($1143.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,024,000 ($2820.94)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($275.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($49.59)
  • Tax - Other License: $1,400,000 ($3856.75)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $934,000 ($2573.00)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $359,000 ($988.98)
    Property: $183,000 ($504.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,400,000 ($9366.39)

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, DE  0.68% ($31,255 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.38% ($40,062)
from Worcester County, MD  0.17% ($36,023)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, DE  0.73% ($31,909 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.31% ($26,704)
to Worcester County, MD  0.13% ($30,570)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dewey Beach:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dewey Beach:

  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, 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)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • W219BZ (91.7 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dewey Beach:

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

Dewey Beach fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 1980 04:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dewey Beach)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PL73XC025, De Route 24 (015013) (Lat: 38.652389 Lon: -75.193111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQVK996
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2015, Expiration Date: 03/16/2025, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, 2nd Fl, Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • PL13XC440, 1713 Bayard Ave (Lat: 38.696111 Lon: -75.077500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQWA803
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2015, Expiration Date: 07/02/2025, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, 2nd Fl, Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1117 Hwy One (Lat: 38.691778 Lon: -75.066278), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KPB694
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2015, Expiration Date: 07/05/2025Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA3GRQ, Grant Date: 05/18/1995, Expiration Date: 05/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2007, Registrant: William H Rutherford Jr, 18 Chicago St, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
  • Call Sign: W3BSY, Licensee ID: L00262244, Grant Date: 08/07/1995, Expiration Date: 08/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2007, Registrant: Michael E Overman, 9 Draper Dr, Dewey Beach, DE 19971

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Dewey Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dewey Beach, DE

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

  • Dewey Beach Suites & Motel, 1406 Hwy 1, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 226-0233
  • Econo Lodge Resort, 19540 Castal Hwy, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-0500, Fax: (302) 227-2170
  • Atlantic Inn & Suites, 4353 Hwy One, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-0401, Fax: (302) 227-0174
  • The Marina Suites, 1115 Hwy One, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-1700, Fax: (302) 227-8958
  • Hampton Inn, 4529 Hwy One, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 645-8003, Fax: (302) 645-7003
  • Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, 1301 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 864-9100, Fax: (302) 864-9101
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dewey Beach, Delaware

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Dewey Beach, DE

  • Best Western: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1

Dewey Beach compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.

Dewey Beach on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #38 (19971) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #84 (19971) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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