Bethany Beach, Delaware Population 2022

1,317
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Bethany Beach is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Bethany Beach has a 2020 population of 1,317. Bethany Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.86% annually and its population has increased by 24.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,059 in 2010.

The average household income in Bethany Beach is $117,181 with a poverty rate of 2.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,264 per month, and the median house value is $571,700. The median age in Bethany Beach is 67.6 years, 68.2 years for males, and 67 years for females.

Bethany Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethany Beachwas:

  • White: 96.78%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bethany Beach, Delaware is 1,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,059.

Bethany Beach, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11396.78%
Asian221.91%
Two or More Races151.30%
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Bethany Beach Population by Race

Bethany Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Bethany Beach Median Age

66.8


Total

67.9


Male

65.8


Female

Bethany Beach Adults

There are 1,099 adults, (681 of whom are seniors) in Bethany Beach.

Bethany Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

162.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethany Beach Sex Ratio

Female

674

58.61%

Male

476

41.39%

Bethany Beach Population by Age

Bethany Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bethany Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married98%2%
All97%3%
Non Family94.2%5.8%

97.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bethany Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All574297
Married3932.2898
Male22.5100
Female232.48100
Non Family1561.2494.2

2.28

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Bethany Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.85%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate18818.34%
Some College13613.27%
Associates Degree878.49%
Bachelors Degree36335.41%
Graduate Degree23222.63%
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Bethany Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethany Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian181818
Hispanic12127
White995976570

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bethany Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,611$86,250$29,688
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,932$42,679$
Some College$51,875$136,111$34,896
Bachelors Degree$$84,688$
Graduate Degree$82,500$190,956$43,750

$58,611

Average Earnings

$86,250

Average Male

$29,688

Average Female

Bethany Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethany Beach Language by Age

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Bethany Beach Language

91.13% of Bethany Beach residents speak only English, while 8.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.20% of the population.

Bethany Beach Language

Bethany Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple15746.67%
Asian22418.18%
White1,099211.91%
OtherNaN%

2.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.78%

Male Poverty Rate

2.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethany Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethany Beach is Multiple, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethany Beach is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.24%.

Bethany Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.89%
High School3.72%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.18%

Bethany Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.93%
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Employed1.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bethany Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethany Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,700$147,071
Families$123,750$178,379
Married Families$135,197-
Non Families$50,909$62,783
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Income by Household Type

Bethany Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

79.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethany Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Bethany Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bethany Beach Marital Status by Race

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Bethany Beach Marital Status

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131

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War20
Vietnam93
Korea11
World War II16

Bethany Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 649
65 to 7470
75+52

Bethany Beach Veterans by Age

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Bethany Beach Veterans by Race

Bethany Beach Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethany Beach Veterans by Education

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36.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bethany Beach Employment by Age

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Bethany Beach Employment by Race

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Bethany Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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8.61%

Born in Bethany Beach

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Bethany Beach residents were born in the United States, with 8.61% having been born in Delaware. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bethany Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0590.00%
20111,072131.23%
20121,086141.31%
20131,103171.57%
20141,123201.81%
20151,146232.05%
20161,169232.01%
20171,194252.14%
20181,221272.26%
20191,245241.97%
20201,269241.93%
20211,293241.89%
20221,317241.86%

Bethany Beach Population by Year