Rehoboth Beach, DE Cost of Living


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Rehoboth Beach cost of living score
108.1
More expensive
8.1% higher
than the US average
4.4% higher
than the Delaware average
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 108.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.1% higher than the U.S. average and 4.4% lower than the average for Delaware.

Rehoboth Beach, DE

Housing costs in Rehoboth Beach?
A typical home costs $1,213,700, which is 259.0% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 261.0% more expensive than the average Delaware home, at $336,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Rehoboth Beach costs $1,300 per month, which is 9.1% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 2.3% cheaper than the state average of $1,330.

Can I afford Rehoboth Beach?
To live comfortably in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, a minimum annual income of $232,560 for a family, and $39,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Rehoboth Beach?
Rehoboth Beach, DE is a popular vacation destination on the east coast. Unfortunately, it can be quite expensive to live there. The cost of living in Rehoboth Beach is 12% higher than the national average due to its popularity as a tourist destination. Rent is especially high, with an average monthly rent for an apartment ranging from $1,400 - $2,200. Utility costs are also higher than most of the country. Food and groceries are more expensive as well due to the lack of competition in pricing from large chains and supermarkets. Despite these high costs, many people find that living in Rehoboth Beach is worth the expense for its relaxed atmosphere, friendly community, and easy access to beaches and outdoor activities.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesRehoboth BeachDelawareUnited States
  108.1103.5100.0
  114.9105.9100
  113.4112.2100.0
  196.0104.4100.0
  $1,213,700$336,200$338,100
  101.1%105.2%100.0%
  87.095.8100.0
  89.998.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 6 years ago

Rehoboth Beach has an abundance of things to do for people of all ages, and it hosts some of the cleanest beaches in the country. The boardwalk has amazing restaurants,  More

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Rehoboth Beach Elementary School was rated the #1 Elementary school in the state of  More

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I live in the Rehoboth Beach area, and it seems to me that the cost of buying a home inside the city limits of Rehoboth is considerably higher than the median listed  More

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