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People

Total Population 250
Male Share of the Population 58.4%
Female Share of the Population 41.6%
Senior Citizens 44.4%
Employed Population 16+ 121
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,500
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 26.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 48.9%
Median Gross Rent $920
Median House Value $632,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 21.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dewey Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19971
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.692
Longitude -75.075

Dewey Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEWES
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 50 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station CAPE MAY 2 NW
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 84 F
Oct Temp 49 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station SNOW HILL 4 N
Distance 35.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dewey Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rehoboth (19971)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany Beach 908 $86,750
Dagsboro 980 $59,250
Lewes 2,887 $67,656
Millville 1,510 $70,764
Ocean View 1,880 $88,561
Rehoboth Beach 1,098 $102,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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