South Bethany is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 510 people and just one neighborhood, South Bethany is the 38th largest community in Delaware.
South Bethany home prices are not only among the most expensive in Delaware, but South Bethany real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
South Bethany is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Bethany is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Bethany who work in business and financial occupations (18.18%), management occupations (17.36%), and sales jobs (12.40%).
Of important note, South Bethany is also a town of artists. South Bethany has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape South Bethany’s character.
A relatively large number of people in South Bethany telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.49% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.