Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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Population in 2013: 1,398 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 730  (52.3%)
Females: 668  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  60.9 years
Delaware median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 19971.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,304 (it was $51,429 in 2000)
Rehoboth Beach:

$77,304
DE:

$57,846

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $56,182 (it was $38,494 in 2000)

Rehoboth Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $823,889 (it was $296,000 in 2000)
Rehoboth Beach:

$823,889
DE:

$226,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $266,382; Detached houses: $306,352; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,701; In 2-unit structures: $132,385; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,469; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,763; Mobile homes: $67,029; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $294,561

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,217.

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  • Races in Rehoboth Beach, DE (2010)

    Rehoboth Beach races chart
    • 1,25794.7%White alone
    • 483.6%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rehoboth Beach: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.3%), German (18.2%), Irish (14.7%), Italian (7.4%), French (4.4%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,184 people per square mile   (low).

Rehoboth Beach,DE real estate house value index trend

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware map

For population 25 years and over in Rehoboth Beach:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rehoboth Beach city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

48 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Delaware:

5.7%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rehoboth Beach to the number of sex offenders is 114 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,639 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,232 (0.1%)

Rehoboth Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (53.0 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (88.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Henlopen Acres, DE (0.8 miles) , Dewey Beach, DE (1.2 miles ), Lewes, DE (2.3 miles ), Long Neck, DE (2.8 miles ), Millville, DE (3.4 miles ), Ocean View, DE (3.5 miles ), Bethany Beach, DE (3.5 miles ), Milton, DE (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 75.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Nation's Summer Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,933 (+238.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 163 (26.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Rehoboth Beach household income distribution Rehoboth Beach home values distribution

Property values in Rehoboth Beach, DE


Crime rates in Rehoboth Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1011140200011
per 100,000 65.80.066.065.663.8254.10.0126.80.00.00.073.372.1
Robberies 0652714538211
per 100,000 0.0389.4330.0131.1446.463.5256.1317.1187.9492.6149.173.372.1
Assaults 14139878116185489
per 100,000 921.7843.6594.1524.6446.4508.3704.2380.51,127.1307.9298.3586.5648.9
Burglaries 43283729322549382527313923
per 100,000 2,830.81,817.02,442.21,901.62,040.81,588.33,137.02,409.61,565.41,662.62,311.72,859.21,658.3
Thefts 184166136155180206194173179198162121119
per 100,000 12,113.210,772.28,976.910,163.911,479.613,087.712,420.010,970.211,208.512,192.112,080.58,871.08,579.7
Auto thefts 4132342452107
per 100,000 263.364.9198.0131.1191.3254.1128.0253.6313.1123.274.60.0504.7
Arson 0100100000100
per 100,000 0.064.90.00.063.80.00.00.00.00.074.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 448.9405.0389.6356.4425.4467.1450.6429.6412.6392.8360.4359.3338.2

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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 Rehoboth Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.54
Delaware average:

2.53

Rehoboth Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rehoboth Beach-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Rehoboth Beach city 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 47.2 miles away from the city center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rehoboth 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 122.7 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 172.1 miles away from Rehoboth 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 121.9 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 257.8 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 340.3 miles away from Rehoboth 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 364.3 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rehoboth Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rehoboth Beach:

  • DELAWARE EYE SURGERY CENTER (18791 JOHN J WILLIAMS HIGHWAY)
  • SOUTHERN DELAWARE SURGERY CENTER (18941 JOHN J WILLIAMS HIGHWAY)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REHOBOTH (20699 COASTAL HIGHWAY)

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

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 18 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 33 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware State University (about 41 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 43 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 51 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public elementary/middle school in Rehoboth Beach:

See full list of schools located in Rehoboth Beach

Library in Rehoboth Beach:

  • REHOBOTH BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $413,589; Location: 226 REHOBOTH AVENUE; 39,973 books; 1,851 audio materials; 1,563 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 124 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rehoboth Beach: Deauville Beach (A), Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company (B), Rehoboth Beach Police Department (C), Rehoboth Beach City Hall (D), Anna Hazzard Museum (E), Rehoboth Beach Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rehoboth Beach include: Westminster Presbyterian Church (A), Shrine of Saint Jude Catholic Church (B), Epworth United Methodist Church (C), First Church of Christ (D), All Saints Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Gerar (A), Silver Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Rehoboth Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Rehoboth Beach Museum (27 Baltimore Av), Rehoboth Beach Historical Society (Museums; 17 Christian Street), Rehoboth Beach Real Estate Sales and Service (Recreation Areas; 720 Rehoboth Avenue), Playland Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 South Boardwalk), Rehoboth Beach Main Street Inc (259 Rehoboth Bay), Midway Bowling Center (Arcades & Amusements; 28 Midway Shopping Plaza), Going Places (Tours & Charters; Hickman Street).

Hotels: Boardwalk Plaza Hotel (Olive Avenue & Boardwalk), Crosswinds Motel (312 Rehoboth Avenue), Breakers Hotel (105 2nd Street), Victoria's Restaurant (2 Olive Avenue), Econo Lodge Resort (19540 Coastal Highway), Lord Baltimore Downs / William J Downs (16 Baltimore Avenue), Delaware Beachcomber (Rehoboth Beach Plaza), Corner Cupboard Inn (50 Park Ave), Airport Apartments (Rr 5 Box 96 Parsonage Rd).

Courts: Delaware State Justice Of Peace Courts Court 2 Fax (35252 Hudson Way), Delaware State Justice Of Peace Courts Court 2 Tdd (35252 Hudson Way), Delaware State - Justice Of The Peace Court- Criminal Courts Hours Of Operation- Court (35252 Hudson Way Unit UNIT), Oak Grove Motor Court (Rehoboth Avenue Ca).

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 2012 was 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rehoboth Beach and their reported violations in the past:

CAREY ESTATES, LLC (Population served: 312, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2007), St Public Notif issued (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
HIDDEN HILLS MHP (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
CHERRY CREEK VALLEY (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
HOLTS LANDING STATE PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2011)

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

  • REHOBOTH BEACH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 30,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR VILLAGE L.L.C. (Population served: 445, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIG OAK FAMILY CAMPING (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GROTTO PIZZA SOUTH BETHANY (Address: 20376 Coastal Hwy. , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  41.0%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 6.8% of all households
46 people in nursing homes in 2000

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Rehoboth 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Rehoboth Beach (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rehoboth Branch at 19745 Sea Air Avenue, branch established on 1973/08/15; Rehoboth @ Giant Branch at 19312 Lighthouse Plaza Boulevard, branch established on 2009/03/11. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Rehoboth Avenue Branch at 302 Rehoboth Avenue, branch established on 1957/04/01; Rehoboth Branch at 19511 Camelot Drive, branch established on 1978/06/01. 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
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Rehoboth Beach Branch at 19335 Coastal Highway, branch established on 2003/07/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Old Landing Road Branch at 19628 Old Landing Road, branch established on 2003/07/31. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • The Bank of Delmarva: Rehoboth Beach Branch at 4575 Highway 1 Suite 80, branch established on 2001/05/15. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $440.9 mil, Deposits: $380.8 mil, headquarters in Seaford, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Delmar Bancorp
  • County Bank: at 19927 Shuttle Road, branch established on 1990/07/09. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $333.1 mil, Deposits: $294.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Cb Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank Delaware: Rehoboth Beach at 36993 Rehoboth Avenue Extended, branch established on 2007/06/21. Info updated 2006/11/14: Bank assets: $130.9 mil, Deposits: $110.6 mil, headquarters in Lewes, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rehoboth-Lewes Branch at 18489 Coastal Hwy Unit 1, branch established on 1971/05/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Applied Bank: Rehoboth Beach at 37012 Country Club Road, branch established on 2011/11/28. Info updated 2008/09/22: Bank assets: $220.5 mil, Deposits: $163.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

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

  • Admiral Hotel, 2 Baltimore Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-2103, Fax: (302) 227-3620
  • Board Walk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-7169
  • Brighton Suites Hotels, 34 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-5780, Fax: (302) 227-6815
  • Airport Motel, RR 1 Box 96, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-6737
  • Holiday Inn Express, 19953 Shuttle Rd, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-4030, Fax: (302) 227-9455
  • Bay Resort Motel, PO Box 461, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-6400
  • Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, 101 N Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-2511, Fax: (302) 227-5574
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Rehoboth, 36012 Airport Rd, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 , Phone: (302) 226-0700, Fax: (302) 226-1037
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Delaware average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Rehoboth Beach city (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%
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 8$34,445$51,6681$1,690
Other Government Administration 6$26,599$53,1988$3,055
Judicial and Legal 1$2,595$31,1401$2,380
Police Protection - Officers 16$80,260$60,1950$0
Police - Other 2$6,139$36,8340$0
Streets and Highways 8$28,182$42,2738$19,193
Solid Waste Management 3$8,612$34,4484$9,712
Sewerage 11$44,971$49,0591$1,901
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$446
Water Supply 5$21,434$51,4420$0
Other and Unallocable 13$40,567$37,4465$8,410
Totals for Government 73$293,804$48,29729$46,787

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,155,000 ($5833.33)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($5.72)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,469,000 ($1050.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,403,000 ($1003.58)
    Sewerage: $1,302,000 ($931.33)
    Water Utilities: $899,000 ($643.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $773,000 ($552.93)
    Regular Highways: $679,000 ($485.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $657,000 ($469.96)
    General - Other: $582,000 ($416.31)
    Parking Facilities: $533,000 ($381.26)
    Central Staff Services: $422,000 ($301.86)
    General Public Buildings: $252,000 ($180.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $128,000 ($91.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($51.50)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($43.63)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($30.04)
    Parking Facilities: $36,000 ($25.75)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($21.46)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($7.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($2.86)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,889,000 ($2781.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($82.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($1331.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($489.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($37.20)
    All Other: $44,000 ($31.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $82,000 ($58.66)
    Highways: $79,000 ($56.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,283,000 ($1633.05)
    Rents: $297,000 ($212.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $167,000 ($119.46)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($91.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,511,000 ($1080.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,330,000 ($4527.90)
    All Other: $185,000 ($132.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($5.72)
  • Tax - Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,759,000 ($1973.53)
    Property: $900,000 ($643.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $888,000 ($635.19)
    Other License: $56,000 ($40.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,646,000 ($1892.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,345,000 ($1677.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000 ($230.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($15.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,703,000 ($6225.32)

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 Rehoboth 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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 Rehoboth Beach:

  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBNJ (93.1 FM; WILDWOOD CREST, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W219BZ (91.7 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rehoboth 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)

Rehoboth Beach fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 2002 07:41 PM, Rd 300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 6, 1987 12:30 AM, 28-43, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 1975 12:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $2,287,000Total costs
  • 18,327Total average daily traffic
  • 550Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,921Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rehoboth Beach)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rehoboth Beach, DE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • REHOBOTH, 4415 Highway One (Lat: 38.721500 Lon: -75.121833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WPUW929
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11215.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022, Certifier: Richard Reynolds
    Registrant: Delaware Division Of Communications, 3050 Upper King Rd, Dover, DE 19904-2407, Phone: (302) 697-4486, Fax: (302) 697-0355, Email:
  • REHOBOTH BEACH, Lat: 38.711611 Lon: -75.100806, Call Sign: WPVX610, Licensee ID: L00389606
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Certifier: Gregory J Fettese
    Registrant: City Of Rehoboth Beach
  • REHOBOTH, 4415 Highway One Rehoboth Beach, De 19971 (Lat: 38.721500 Lon: -75.121833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQEL392
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.093 MHz, 952.093 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2006, Expiration Date: 02/27/2016, Certifier: Mark S Gray
    Registrant: / Ms 79nc37 New Castle Regional Office, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Appx .2 Km N Of (Lat: 38.721500 Lon: -75.077111), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KTS240
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2009
    Registrant: Gurman, Blask And Freedman, 1400 Sixteenth St., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 328-8200, Fax: (202) 462-1784, Email:
  • Henlopen Hotel (Lat: 38.721500 Lon: -75.077111), 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
  • 803f Rehoboth Avenue (Lat: 38.717333 Lon: -75.097667), Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: KNKO958
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.387 MHz
    Expiration Date: 06/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2002, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rehoboth Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rehoboth Beach)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 112
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Rehoboth Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rehoboth Beach, DE
Businesses in Rehoboth Beach, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Journeys1
Aeropostale1Juicy Couture1
AmericInn1Kmart1
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King1New Balance2
Casual Male XL1Nike1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
DHL2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Rodeway Inn1
Dressbarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2Rue211
Econo Lodge1Safeway1
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Soma Intimates1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks2
FedEx5Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1Taco Bell1
Giant1Talbots1
H&R Block1UPS7
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Vons1
IHOP1Walmart1
IZOD1Wendy's1
J.Crew1YMCA1
Jones New York2

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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial managers"
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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers"
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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
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  • #39 (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"
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  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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