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 381 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 89.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dewey Beach is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dewey Beach who work in sales jobs (14.77%), management occupations (12.75%), and food service (10.74%).

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 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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

One of the nice things about Dewey Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Dewey Beach doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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 55.76% 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 2010 was $49,793, which is wealthy relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $199,172 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. Important ancestries of people in Dewey Beach include Irish, German, English, Polish, and Italian.

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


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 Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (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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AGE OF Dewey Beach, DE HOMES

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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:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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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 4.53

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.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 24.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Dewey Beach Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dewey Beach 0.101011101001110
Delaware 70

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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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Students Per Classroom

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
Cape Henlopen High School
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
08-12
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
400 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
PK-05
Mariner Middle School
16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE 19968
05-08
Rehoboth Elementary School
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
PK-06
Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
PK-05
Beacon Middle School
19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
04-08
Milton Elementary School
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE 19968
PK-05
Sussex Consortium School
520 Du Pont Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
PK-12
Love Creek Elementary School
19488 John J. Williams Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
M-M

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.8% 37.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.8% 37.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0%

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