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Bethany Beach is a town in Sussex County, in the Seaford metro area.

The latitude of Bethany Beach is 38.539N. The longitude is -75.055W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 903.


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Median household income
Local
$51,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bethany Beach demographic reports
Bethany Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean.
The town was founded in 1901 by a religious group called the Disciples of Christ.
Local landmarks include "Chief Little Owl," a totem pole at the entrance of Garfield Parkway off Route 1.
Bethany Beach received national attention for a 1962 storm which leveled much of the community.
Local festivals include:
  • Boardwalk Arts Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bethany Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fenwick Island State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bethany Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19930 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Bethany Beach residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bethany Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bethany Beach was $41,306, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Bethany Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bethany Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $731.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,201.


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Libraries in Bethany Beach include South Coastal Library ... View libraries

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Sussex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bethany Beach political report.

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

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Hotels in Bethany Beach include Holiday Inn Express-Bethany Beach.

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