Dewey Beach, DE

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640 Vital Statistics. 36 Condition Alerts found.

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Dewey Beach Profile


Overview

Dewey Beach is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 371 people and just one neighborhood, Dewey Beach is the 42nd largest community in Delaware.

Dewey Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Delaware, but Dewey Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Dewey Beach is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dewey Beach is a town of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dewey Beach who work in management occupations (19.83%), food service (18.18%), and sales jobs (11.57%).

Of important note, Dewey Beach is also a town of artists. Dewey Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dewey Beach’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Dewey Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

Dewey Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One of the benefits of Dewey Beach is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Dewey Beach Demographics

If knowledge is power, Dewey Beach is a pretty powerful place. 52.94% of the adults in Dewey Beach have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Dewey Beach in 2010 was $54,712, which is wealthy relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $218,848 for a family of four. However, Dewey Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dewey Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dewey Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dewey Beach include English, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Dewey Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 4.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 26.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 76

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CAPE HENLOPEN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Delaware

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Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE Quality Rating Compared to Nation
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
400 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE, 19968
KG-05
Mariner Middle School
16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE, 19968
06-08
Rehoboth Elementary School
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971
KG-05
Cape Henlopen High School
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE, 19958
08-12
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE, 19958
KG-05
Beacon Middle School
19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE, 19958
06-08
Milton Elementary School
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE, 19968
KG-05
Sussex Consortium
520 Dupont Avenue
Lewes, DE, 19958
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.7% 39.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.7% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0%

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