Rehoboth Beach, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Rehoboth Beach had a population of 1,447 as of July 1, 2016. Rehoboth Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rehoboth Beach is located at latitude 38.7174 and longitude -75.0806 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rehoboth Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Rehoboth Beach (GNIS ID: 2390642) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rehoboth Beach is located within Lewes Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rehoboth Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rehoboth Beach: Rehobeth, Rehobeth Beach, Rehoboth.


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Rehoboth Beach, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,447
Population in Households 1,447
Population in Familes 814
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,231
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 812
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (18.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 ( 5.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,658 (76.6%)
Median Home Value $862,069
Average Home Value $856,034
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,272
Average Household Income $129,361
Per Capita Income $72,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.71%
Households 1.04% 1.53%
Families 0.9% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rehoboth Beach, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rehoboth Beach to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 44th
Population Density1 # 47 40th
Diversity Index2 # 73 6th
Median Household Income # 12 86th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.