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Betterton is a town in Kent County.

The community was named after Elizabeth Betterton, wife of founder

The latitude of Betterton is 39.365N. The longitude is -76.062W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 342.


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Median household income
Local
$36,477
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Betterton demographic reports
Betterton is on the Sassafras River
With the arrival of the steamboat, developed as a beach resort
Local festivals include:
  • Betterton Day - Aug. 4, 2007
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20% of Betterton residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Betterton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Betterton was $24,848, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Betterton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Betterton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $812.


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Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Betterton political report.

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The average commute time for Betterton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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