Income/capita 67%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 45%
IndexBethany BeachDelawareNational
Income per capita$49,875$31,118$29,829
Median household income$73,088$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,036$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,125$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$36,902$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$31,012$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level2.3%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bethany Beach is 67% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Bethany Beach is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bethany Beach is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bethany Beach is 85% lower than the national average

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      Bethany Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.6%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.1%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%13.7%
      Public administration9.8%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.9%19.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
      Rehoboth Beach, DE1,119$82,94150%
      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Ocean Pines, MD11,676$67,48522%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Camp Wood, TX871$28,81048%
      Lightstreet, PA871$59,0637%
      Winton, NC871$22,08360%
      Hopedale, IL871$49,48511%
      Birchwood Village, MN871$101,25083%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Source: The Bethany Beach, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).