Fenwick Island Sussex County, Delaware

Fenwick Island: Town of the United States

About

Fenwick Island is a town located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 379. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 459 inhabitants.

Fenwick Island Quick Facts

Population : 459 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 19944–19975
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 31.9%
Land as percent of area : 68.1%
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:06:21 (28th September 2022)
Population growth : 17.43% (2010-2020)
Fenwick Island locator map
Location of Fenwick Island on Delaware map.
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Geography

Fenwick Island is located at 38°27'44"N 75°3'5"W (38.4623300, -75.0512900).

Fenwick Island map

Demographics

The population of Fenwick Island increased by 17.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 379 - census
2011 384 1.3% estimation process
2012 389 1.29% estimation process
2013 394 1.27% estimation process
2014 402 1.99% estimation process
2015 410 1.95% estimation process
2016 418 1.91% estimation process
2017 427 2.11% estimation process
2018 436 2.06% estimation process
2019 445 2.02% estimation process
2020 459 3.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,711
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,982
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,072
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,982
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.8%
Female persons, % : 52.2%
White only, percent : 66.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 13.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 56.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 284
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 27.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.7%

Fenwick Island zip code is 19944. County name: Sussex, County fips: 10005

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $373,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,687
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,326
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,467
2015-2019 Households : 5,735
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,317
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,202
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,810
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 68,219
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,771
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $81,402
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $45,739
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,320
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 721
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 424
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,091
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,153
2010 population per square mile : 7,728.1
2010 land area in square miles : 1.81

People born in Fenwick Island (1)

American physician (1889-1968) Isaac J. MacCollum was born in Fenwick Island

Schools in Fenwick Island

College & universities near Fenwick Island, DE

Code Name City ZIP
449472 Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology Dagsboro (DE) 19939

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fenwick Island, DE

Code Name Address Type
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS
OCM Ocean City, MD 12848 Ocean Gateway BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Fenwick Island

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ocean City Post Office Ocean City (MD) 21842

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,665 Town of the United States
Laurel 4,511 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Lewes 3,417 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America
Milton 3,129 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,617 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,440 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,245 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Long Neck 1,980 Census designated place
Delmar 1,879 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,592 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Blades 1,498 Town of the United States
Bethany Beach 1,283 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,175 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States