Income/capita 68%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 69%
IndexDewey BeachDelawareNational
Income per capita$50,157$31,118$29,829
Median household income$67,292$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,250$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,750$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$22,188$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.1%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dewey Beach is 68% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dewey Beach is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dewey Beach is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dewey Beach is 27% lower than the national average

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      Dewey Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%7.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%17.9%
      Public administration13.9%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.9%23.1%

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      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
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      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Dewey Beach, DE289$67,29222%

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