Rehoboth Beach, DelawareRehoboth Beach
is a city located in Sussex County, Delaware
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,495.
Geography\nRehoboth Beach is located at 38°42'57" North, 75°4\'59" West (38.715794, -75.083138)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 4.3 km²
). 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 28.48% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,495 people, 847 households, and 343 families residing in the city. The population density
is 489.2/km² (1,266.5/mi²). There are 3,167 housing units at an average density of 1,036.3/km² (2,682.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.13% White, 0.27% African American
, 0.13% Native American
, 0.67% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.94% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 847 households out of which 6.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.8% are married couples living together, 3.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 59.4% are non-families. 47.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.71 and the average family size is 2.35.
In the city the population is spread out with 7.0% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 18.5% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 37.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 57 years. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $51,429, and the median income for a family is $58,558. Males have a median income of $56,250 versus $28,295 for females. The per capita income for the city is $38,494. 5.3% of the population and 3.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.9% are under the age of 18 and 4.5% are 65 or older.