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

The community was named after William Slaughter, postmaster.

The latitude of Slaughter Beach is 38.912N. The longitude is -75.304W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 203.


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Median household income
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$41,250
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Slaughter Beach is on Delaware Bay.

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23% of Slaughter Beach residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slaughter Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slaughter Beach was $27,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Slaughter Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Slaughter Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,054.


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

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The average commute time for Slaughter Beach workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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