Dewey Beach, DE

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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 387 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 86.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dewey Beach is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dewey Beach who work in sales jobs (14.86%), management occupations (11.49%), and healthcare (8.78%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.66% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Dewey Beach is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

In addition, Dewey Beach is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Dewey Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.84 minutes every day commuting to work.

Dewey Beach is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Dewey Beach Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Dewey Beach, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Dewey Beach is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.45% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dewey Beach in 2018 was $59,170, which is wealthy relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $236,680 for a family of four.

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. Important ancestries of people in Dewey Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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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 4.24

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Dewey Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 23.24

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Dewey Beach Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 67

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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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)

Discipline District State
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*
Beacon Middle School
19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
06-08
Cape Henlopen High School
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
09-12
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
402 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
KG-05
Love Creek Elementary School
19488 John J. Williams Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
KG-05
Mariner Middle School
16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE 19968
06-08
Milton Elementary School
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE 19968
KG-05
Rehoboth Elementary School
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
KG-05
Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
KG-05
Sussex Consortium School
520 Du Pont Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
PK-12
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School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

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