Dewey Beach demographics profile

StatisticDewey BeachDelawareNational
Population289934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)87436891
Median age60.839.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1812%39%43%
Speak English95%87%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Dewey Beach, DE has a population of 289 and is the 22,687th largest city in the United States. The population density is 874 per sq mi which is 137% higher than the Delaware average and 864% higher than the national average. The median age in Dewey Beach is 61 which is approximately 54% higher than the Delaware average of 40. In Dewey Beach, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 17% of Dewey Beach residents were born in Delaware, 75% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dewey Beach is 137% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Dewey Beach is 54% higher than Delaware.
  • In Dewey Beach 99.65% of the population is White.
  • In Dewey Beach 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dewey Beach 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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Dewey Beach population breakdown by race

RaceDewey BeachDelawareNational
White99.65%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%21.72%12.63%
Asian0.35%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.19%4.75%
In Dewey Beach, 4.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dewey Beach, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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