Dewey Beach, DE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,356 housing units in Dewey Beach. This represents a 4.4% growth from 1,299 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,356 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dewey Beach is about 78.6%. Dewey Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 88.6%. Average household size is 1.75 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dewey Beach were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom6.80%
Two Bedrooms27.70%
Three Bedrooms40%
Four Bedrooms19.40%
Five Bedrooms or more6.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.81
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$222,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$162,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.55
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,760

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan2%
Second Mortgage2%
Home Equity Loan6.10%
Simple Mortgage48.50%
Debt Free41.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.4%