Bethany Beach, DE

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2022 Population
1,064
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
66.8
0.149% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
2.63%
7.09% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,167
1.85% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$610,300
7.54% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bethany Beach, DE had a population of 1.06k people with a median age of 66.8 and a median household income of $104,167. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bethany Beach, DE grew from 936 to 1,064, a 13.7% increase and its median household income grew from $102,279 to $104,167, a 1.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bethany Beach, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.83%), White (Hispanic) (1.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.846%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.188%).

None of the households in Bethany Beach, DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in Bethany Beach, DE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bethany Beach, DE was $610,300, and the homeownership rate was 95.2%.

Most people in Bethany Beach, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bethany Beach, DE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bethany Beach, DE is home to a population of 1.06k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.87% of Bethany Beach, DE residents were born outside of the country (105 people).

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (974 people) in Bethany Beach, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Bethany Beach, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bethany Beach, DE was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bethany Beach, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    974 ± 174
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    62 ± 78
  3. White (Hispanic)
    17 ± 14
1.79%
Hispanic Population
19 people

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (974 people) in Bethany Beach, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.79% of the people in Bethany Beach, DE are hispanic (19 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bethany Beach, DE as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.87%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
105 people
8.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
80 people

As of 2022, 9.87% of Bethany Beach, DE residents (105 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bethany Beach, DE was 8.55%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    78 ± 37
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    16 ± 21
  3. Korea
    14 ± 16

Bethany Beach, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bethany Beach, DE employs 391 people. The largest industries in Bethany Beach, DE are Accommodation & Food Services (93 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (79 people), and Retail Trade (61 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($174,688), Health Care & Social Assistance ($172,917), and Public Administration ($167,500).

Occupations

391
2022 Value
± 107
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 33.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bethany Beach, DE grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 335 employees to 391 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bethany Beach, DE, are Sales & Related Occupations (85 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (81 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (58 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bethany Beach, DE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

391
2022 Value
± 107
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 33.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bethany Beach, DE grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 335 employees to 391 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bethany Beach, DE, are Accommodation & Food Services (93 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (79 people), and Retail Trade (61 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bethany Beach, DE, though some of these residents may live in Bethany Beach, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$74,688
Median earning men ± $45,263
$39,444
Median earning women ± $26,980

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($167,500), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($134,028), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($106,094), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,250), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($38,542).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.491% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.598% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (239k), Some college (164k), and Bachelors Degree (147k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bethany Beach, DE was $610,300 in 2022, which is 2.16 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $567,500 to $610,300, a 7.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Bethany Beach, DE is 95.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bethany Beach, DE have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bethany Beach, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$610,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,646
$497
Median Property Taxes
±$74

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bethany Beach, DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bethany Beach, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

95.2%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 95.2% of the housing units in Bethany Beach, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 97.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 512.02
  2. Census Tract 512.03

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$104,167
Median Household Income
± $16,227
522
Number of Households
± 79

In 2022, the median household income of the 522 households in Bethany Beach, DE grew to $104,167 from the previous year's value of $102,279.

The following chart displays the households in Bethany Beach, DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bethany Beach, DE is from Bethany Beach, DE.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (51.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.9%)
  3. Bicycle (13.9%)

In 2022, 51.3% of workers in Bethany Beach, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.9%) and those who used a bicycle to get to work (13.9%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bethany Beach, DE have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.02% of the workforce in Bethany Beach, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bethany Beach, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bethany Beach, DE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.63% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bethany Beach, DE (28 out of 1.06k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bethany Beach, DE is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.7% of the population of Bethany Beach, DE has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 4.51% on Medicaid, 41.5% on Medicare, 19.5% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 4.04% under 18 years, 14.3% between 18 and 34 years, 26% between 35 and 64 years, and 55.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.9% were men and 54.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.35%
Uninsured
30.8%
Employer Coverage
4.51%
Medicaid
41.5%
Medicare
19.5%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bethany Beach, DE grew by 29.4% from 1.82% to 2.35%.

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