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People

Total Population 396
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 56.8%
Employed Population 16+ 135
Age of the Population 69

Families

% of people married 71.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,000
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 11.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $728,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 28.3%
Irish 26%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fenwick Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 19944, 19975
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.462
Longitude -75.051

Fenwick Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEWES
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 50 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station SNOW HILL 4 N
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station ASSATEAGUE
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 84 F
Oct Temp 51 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fenwick Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fenwick Isl (19944)

West Fenwick (19975)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany Beach 908 $86,750
Dagsboro 980 $59,250
Frankford 988 $43,750
Millville 1,510 $70,764
Ocean View 1,880 $88,561
Selbyville 2,675 $47,344

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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