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Dewey Beach
  • Town in Delaware

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  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 C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Dewey Beach is a town in Delaware with a population of 332. Dewey Beach is in Sussex County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Dewey Beach offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dewey Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Residents of Dewey Beach tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dewey Beach are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$615,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,292
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,776.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    507.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,299.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    253.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    0%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    3%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    27%
  • 65+ years
    41%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Dewey Beach

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$102,768
National
$62,843

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