Rehoboth Beach, DE

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,357
2.51% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lisa Blunt Rochester
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
64.1
0.945% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.61%
9.13% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$147,273
6.89% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.23M
3.69% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rehoboth Beach, DE had a population of 1.36k people with a median age of 64.1 and a median household income of $147,273. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rehoboth Beach, DE declined from 1,392 to 1,357, a −2.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $137,783 to $147,273, a 6.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rehoboth Beach, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.62%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%).

None of the households in Rehoboth 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.

99.5% of the residents in Rehoboth Beach, DE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rehoboth Beach, DE was $1.23M, and the homeownership rate was 85%.

Most people in Rehoboth Beach, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rehoboth Beach, DE was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Rehoboth Beach is a city along the Delaware Beaches in eastern Sussex County, Delaware, United States.

Population & Diversity

Rehoboth Beach, DE is home to a population of 1.36k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.04% of Rehoboth Beach, DE residents were born outside of the country (82 people).

In 2022, there were 57.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.26k people) in Rehoboth Beach, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22 Two+ (Hispanic) and 21 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Rehoboth Beach, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rehoboth Beach, DE was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rehoboth Beach, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 150
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    22 ± 33.6
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    21 ± 26
2.8%
Hispanic Population
38 people

In 2022, there were 57.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.26k people) in Rehoboth Beach, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22 Two+ (Hispanic) and 21 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.8% of the people in Rehoboth Beach, DE are hispanic (38 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
82 people
8.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
113 people

As of 2022, 6.04% of Rehoboth Beach, DE residents (82 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 Rehoboth Beach, DE was 8.12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    44 ± 24
  2. World War II
    11 ± 11
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 20

Rehoboth Beach, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rehoboth Beach, DE employs 609 people. The largest industries in Rehoboth Beach, DE are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (105 people), Public Administration (69 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (64 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($144,773), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($142,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($141,000).

Occupations

609
2022 Value
± 106
−9.51%
1 Year decline
± 25.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rehoboth Beach, DE declined at a rate of −9.51%, from 673 employees to 609 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rehoboth Beach, DE, are Management Occupations (152 people), Sales & Related Occupations (76 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (56 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rehoboth Beach, DE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

609
2022 Value
± 106
−9.51%
1 Year decline
± 25.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rehoboth Beach, DE declined at a rate of −9.51%, from 673 employees to 609 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rehoboth Beach, DE, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (105 people), Public Administration (69 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (64 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rehoboth Beach, DE, though some of these residents may live in Rehoboth 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

$140,735
Median earning men ± $61,090
$37,109
Median earning women ± $5,261

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($250,001), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($208,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($173,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($181,406), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.43%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 472k people employed in Delaware. This represents a 2.43% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Delaware.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.991%).

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Rehoboth Beach, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Delaware over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Rehoboth Beach, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Rehoboth Beach, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Rehoboth Beach, DE 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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Rehoboth Beach, DE was $1.23M in 2022, which is 4.37 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.19M to $1.23M, a 3.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Rehoboth Beach, DE is 85%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rehoboth Beach, DE have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rehoboth Beach, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$1.23M
Median Property Value 2022
±$145,517
$651
Median Property Taxes
±$95

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 Rehoboth 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 Rehoboth Beach, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85%
Homeownership
2022
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 85% of the housing units in Rehoboth Beach, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Rehoboth Beach, DE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$147,273
Median Household Income
± $8,582
766
Number of Households
± 96

In 2022, the median household income of the 766 households in Rehoboth Beach, DE grew to $147,273 from the previous year's value of $137,783.

The following chart displays the households in Rehoboth 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 Rehoboth Beach, DE is from Delaware.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2022, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.73% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (50.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (30.7%)
  3. Walked (6.64%)

In 2022, 50.8% of workers in Rehoboth Beach, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (30.7%) and those who walked to work (6.64%).

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

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rehoboth Beach, DE have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.28% of the workforce in Rehoboth 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 Rehoboth Beach, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rehoboth Beach, DE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rehoboth Beach, DE (62 out of 1.35k 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 Females < 5, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rehoboth Beach, DE is White, followed by Hispanic 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 Rehoboth Beach, DE has health coverage, with 37.3% on employee plans, 6.26% on Medicaid, 36.9% on Medicare, 17% on non-group plans, and 0.221% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sussex County, DE see 1697 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.08% increase from the previous year (1615 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 488 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,697 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sussex County, DE

Primary care physicians in Sussex County, DE see an average of 1,697 patients per year. This represents a 5.08% increase from the previous year (1,615 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sussex County, DE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 6.26% under 18 years, 6.71% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 46.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.28%
Uninsured
37.3%
Employer Coverage
6.26%
Medicaid
36.9%
Medicare
17%
Non-Group
0.221%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rehoboth Beach, DE declined by 11.7% from 2.59% to 2.28%.

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