Bethany Beach, DE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,379 housing units in Bethany Beach. This represents a 15.2% growth from 2,066 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,340 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 39 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bethany Beach is about 86.3%. Bethany Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 80%. Average household size is 1.96 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bethany Beach were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom1%
Two Bedrooms12.20%
Three Bedrooms55.70%
Four Bedrooms24.10%
Five Bedrooms or more7.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.83
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$183,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$133,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$685

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan5.90%
Simple Mortgage38.40%
Debt Free51.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%