For population 25 years and over in South Bethany:
For population 15 years and over in South Bethany town:
13 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.5% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,354 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (66.8 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (100.2 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (102.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bethany Beach, DE (1.3 miles ), Ocean View, DE (1.7 miles ), Millville, DE (1.9 miles ), Fenwick Island, DE (2.0 miles ), Ocean City, MD (2.9 miles ), Long Neck, DE (3.0 miles ), Bishopville, MD (3.0 miles ), Frankford, DE (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 75.06 W
Property values in South Bethany, DE
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Crime rate in South Bethany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +346 (+237.0%).
Work and jobs in South Bethany: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Bethany, Delaware
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South Bethany-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the South Bethany 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 42.8 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:South Bethany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: WWW.SOUTHBETHANY.ORG
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.0%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
South Bethany compared to Delaware state average:
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Religion statistics for South Bethany town (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
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South Bethany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 137
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,625
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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