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Rehoboth Beach is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 1,424 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Rehoboth Beach is the 29th largest community in Delaware.
Rehoboth Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Delaware, but Rehoboth Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Rehoboth Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rehoboth Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rehoboth Beach who work in sales jobs (19.21%), management occupations (18.78%) and teaching (10.04%).
Of important note, Rehoboth Beach is also a city of artists. Rehoboth Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rehoboth Beach’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.52% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Another notable thing is that Rehoboth Beach is a major vacation destination. Much of the city’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Rehoboth Beach’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
In addition, Rehoboth 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.
Rehoboth 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rehoboth Beach, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rehoboth Beach is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.76% 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 Rehoboth Beach in 2010 was $63,310, which is wealthy relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $253,240 for a family of four. However, Rehoboth Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rehoboth Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rehoboth Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rehoboth Beach include English, German, Irish, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rehoboth Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|REHOBOTH BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||579|
|REHOBOTH BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.84%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.16%|
|TYPE OF REHOBOTH BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.75%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.95%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.41%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.93%|
|SIZE OF REHOBOTH BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.85%|
|AGE OF REHOBOTH BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.47%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.50%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.04%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.99%|
|REHOBOTH BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$441,483|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,369|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||1.21%|
|$50,001 - $100,000||0.60%|
|$100,001 - $200,000||5.63%|
|$200,001 - $300,000||1.21%|
|$300,001 - $399,000||3.02%|
|$399,001 - $499,000||3.42%|
|$499,001 - $749,000||21.93%|
|$749,001 - $999,000||26.36%|
|PEOPLE OF REHOBOTH BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||0.74%|
|5 TO 17||1.20%|
|18 TO 24||2.22%|
|25 TO 34||4.34%|
|35 TO 54||17.93%|
|55 TO 64||31.15%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||42.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$79,297|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$63,310|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.85%)
Public Service (10.70%)
Real estate (8.30%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.46%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.55%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.00%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (25.60%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (97.02%)
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