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Bethany Beach
  • Town in Delaware

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Bethany Beach is a town in Delaware with a population of 854. Bethany Beach is in Sussex County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Bethany Beach offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Bethany Beach and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bethany Beach are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$497,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,211
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    1%
  • Own
    99%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    80.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    160.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    241.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    6,109.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    1%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    0%
  • 45-54 years
    4%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    62%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Bethany Beach

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,083
National
$62,843

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