Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Selbyville, Delaware

Rehabilitation in a Rural Setting

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of big-city life as you concentrate on your recovery from drug dependence, then Selbyville, Delaware is the place for you. This little community, originally founded in 1778, was historically devoted to agriculture, and for decades it was the leading producer of strawberries for the East Coast. Today it’s home for just 2,319 people — and even that number represents a 41 percent increase since the year 2000! Award-winning schools and a relaxed country atmosphere make Selbyville a restful retreat for visitors.

Airport Information

To get to Selbyville, you’ll actually want to fly to either Washington, D.C. or Baltimore. The nation’s capital hosts Dulles International Airport, which is 121 miles from Selbyville; Ronald Reagan International Airport might prove slightly more convenient at a distance of just 104 miles. The shortest drive from the airport into town, however, can be had by landing at Baltimore Washington International Airport — you’ll put a mere 92 miles on your rental car’s odometer if you select this option.


Selbyville is a calm town with suitably calm weather. If you arrive for your drug rehab treatment during winter, you can expect temperatures ranging from the upper 30s to just under 50 degrees. Th hottest days of summer tend to have lows in the upper 70s and highs in the upper 80s. Precipitation peaks at levels above the national average in August, and sunshine hovers on the low end of the national average range much of the year.

Rehab Centers

A little farming community like Selbyville doesn’t need more than its current lone drug rehab treatment center — and you’ll probably find that this facility meets all your needs as well.


Family members and visiting friends can either stay in one Selbyville’s local inns or choose from a variety of convenient lodgings in nearby towns. In-town choices include Iskander’s Island Inn, the Fenwick Sea Charm Motel, and a bed & breakfast called the Tally-Ho Inn. You might also look at the Atlantic Inn in Millsboro, the Atlantic Coast Inn in Ocean City, and the Holiday Inn Express Ocean City. You can even camp at Treasure Beach RV Park and Campground in Fenwick Island.

Employment Opportunities

If you feel that you’re ready to enjoy a healthy, happy post-addiction lifestyle in little Selbyville, then you stand a great chance of finding gainful employment. Unemployment in Selbyville is just 5.4 percent, a full percentage point below the Delaware average. Construction is far and away the leading industry, followed by accommodation and food services.

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