Rehoboth Beach, DE Profile: Facts & Data

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware - Basic Facts

The City of Rehoboth Beach had a population of 1,609 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Rehoboth Beach, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,609
Population in Households 1,609
Population in Familes 919
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,369
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,385
Average Household Income $129,040
Per Capita Income $72,988

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 713 (18.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,916 (76.2%)
Median Home Value $913,462
Average Home Value $979,371
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 910
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.36% 2.11%
Households 2.19% 2.01%
Families 2.05% 1.98%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

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, 2018 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 # 42 47th
Population Density # 43 45th
Diversity Index # 73 6th
Median Household Income # 13 84th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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