Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 1,496 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 784  (52.5%)
Females: 712  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

67.8 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19971.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,306 (it was $51,429 in 2000)
Rehoboth Beach:

$81,306
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $65,789 (it was $38,494 in 2000)

Rehoboth Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $821,793 (it was $296,000 in 2000)
Rehoboth Beach:

$821,793
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $337,321; detached houses: $381,888; townhouses or other attached units: $288,226; in 2-unit structures: $531,224; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $465,614; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,989; mobile homes: $93,697; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $139,113

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,018.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rehoboth Beach: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
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  • Races in Rehoboth Beach, DE (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rehoboth Beach is 56 to 1.


Crime rates in Rehoboth Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(63.8)
4
(254.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.3)
1
(72.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.3)
1
(66.0)
1
(65.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(446.4)
1
(63.5)
4
(256.1)
5
(317.1)
3
(187.9)
8
(492.6)
2
(149.1)
1
(73.3)
1
(72.1)
1
(70.6)
3
(207.0)
3
(202.0)
4
(263.9)
2
(131.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(446.4)
8
(508.3)
11
(704.2)
6
(380.5)
18
(1,127)
5
(307.9)
4
(298.3)
8
(586.5)
9
(648.9)
5
(353.1)
7
(483.1)
3
(202.0)
5
(329.8)
6
(394.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(2,041)
25
(1,588)
49
(3,137)
38
(2,410)
25
(1,565)
27
(1,663)
31
(2,312)
39
(2,859)
23
(1,658)
11
(776.8)
18
(1,242)
12
(808.1)
11
(725.6)
13
(854.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(11,480)
206
(13,088)
194
(12,420)
173
(10,970)
179
(11,209)
198
(12,192)
162
(12,081)
121
(8,871)
119
(8,580)
135
(9,534)
156
(10,766)
137
(9,226)
130
(8,575)
131
(8,607)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(191.3)
4
(254.1)
2
(128.0)
4
(253.6)
5
(313.1)
2
(123.2)
1
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
7
(504.7)
4
(282.5)
3
(207.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(197.9)
2
(131.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(63.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)891.6979.0944.3900.4864.7823.3755.4752.9708.7550.1692.9580.5607.5585.4

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City-data.com crime index in Rehoboth Beach, DE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.17
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: English (19.4%), German (14.4%), American (10.9%), Irish (10.9%), Scottish (5.0%), French (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,267 people per square mile   (low).

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware map

58 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.8% North America).

This city:

4.9%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,359 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,327 (0.1%)

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: +2,729 (+228.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 131 (27.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Rehoboth Beach, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rehoboth Beach, DE in 2017

Property values in Rehoboth Beach, DE

Rehoboth Beach satellite photo by USGS

Rehoboth Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in Rehoboth Beach, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.5%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.9%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Rehoboth Beach, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Lawyers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Lawyers (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)

Average climate in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

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 Rehoboth Beach 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 the city 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 the city 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 (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).
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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Rehoboth Beach:

Marital status in Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Rehoboth Beach:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rehoboth Beach
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rehoboth Beach, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
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
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sussex County:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rehoboth Beach:

53.3%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.8%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.1
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rehoboth Beach:

16.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.0%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rehoboth Beach:

32.5%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Rehoboth Beach:

59.8%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.3%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rehoboth Beach, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$89,013$66,7600$0
Other and Unallocable 13$44,991$41,5305$10,489
Sewerage 11$49,876$54,4101$2,371
Financial Administration 8$38,203$57,3051$2,108
Streets and Highways 8$31,256$46,8848$23,937
Other Government Administration 6$29,499$58,9988$3,811
Water Supply 5$23,772$57,0530$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,552$38,2084$12,114
Police - Other 2$6,809$40,8540$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,877$34,5241$2,968
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$557
Totals for Government 73$325,848$53,56429$58,355

Rehoboth Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $124,000 ($82.89)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($19.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,866,000 ($1915.78)
    Sewerage: $1,811,000 ($1210.56)
    Financial Administration: $1,441,000 ($963.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,137,000 ($760.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000 ($744.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,063,000 ($710.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,032,000 ($689.84)
    Parking Facilities: $846,000 ($565.51)
    General Public Buildings: $576,000 ($385.03)
    General - Other: $527,000 ($352.27)
    Central Staff Services: $493,000 ($329.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($40.11)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($8.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $321,000 ($214.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($103.61)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($72.19)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($50.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($42.78)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($20.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,625,000 ($3760.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $292,000 ($195.19)

Rehoboth Beach government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $4,108,000 ($2745.99)
    Sewerage: $2,980,000 ($1991.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $813,000 ($543.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000 ($214.57)
    Other: $85,000 ($56.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $435,000 ($290.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000 ($75.53)
    Rents: $101,000 ($67.51)
    General Revenue - Other: $60,000 ($40.11)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($19.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($12.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,440,000 ($1631.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $242,000 ($161.76)
    Other: $207,000 ($138.37)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($17.38)
  • Tax - Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,035,000 ($1360.29)
    Property: $1,489,000 ($995.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,066,000 ($712.57)
    Other License: $931,000 ($622.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $473,000 ($316.18)

Rehoboth Beach government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,549,000 ($3709.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,680,000 ($3128.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $869,000 ($580.88)

Rehoboth Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,882,000 ($7274.06)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
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

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, Delaware
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Delaware average
  • Fatal accident count891
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1374
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons346
  • Fatalities1002
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents2434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents117
See more detailed statistics of Rehoboth Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.8mTotal length
  • $8,287,000Total costs
  • 104,322Total average daily traffic
  • 7,748Total average daily truck traffic
  • 115,231Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 74 took place in 2008, and the least - 26 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Rehoboth Beach, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.4%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rehoboth Beach, DE
    • 40952.4%Structure Fires
    • 26033.3%Outside Fires
    • 9011.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 222.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rehoboth Beach, DE

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

  • Admiral Hotel, 2 Baltimore Ave, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-2103, Fax: (302) 227-3620
  • Brighton Suites Hotels, 34 Wilmington Ave, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-5780, Fax: (302) 227-6815
  • Beach Botique Hotel, 19953 Shuttle Rd, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-4030, Fax: (302) 227-9455
  • Bay Resort Motel, 126 Bellevue St, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-6400
  • Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, 101 N Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-2511, Fax: (302) 227-5574
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites Rehoboth Beach, 19113 Coastel Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 645-7766
  • The Breakers, 105 2nd St, Rehoboth beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-6688, Fax: (302) 227-2013
  • Beach House Dewey, 1710 Coastal Hwy 1, Rehoboth beach, Delaware 19971 , Phone: (302) 227-4000, Fax: (302) 227-1836
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 22.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 13.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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

Rehoboth Beach on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #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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