Fenwick Island, Delaware Population 2024

391

Fenwick Island is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Fenwick Island has a 2024 population of 391. Fenwick Island is currently growing at a rate of 2.89% annually and its population has increased by 13.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 345 in 2020.

The average household income in Fenwick Island is $211,020 with a poverty rate of 1.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fenwick Island is 70.1 years, 69.4 years for males, and 71.1 years for females.

Fenwick Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fenwick Island was:

  • White: 95.14%
  • Native American: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,180.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.33% (46)
The current population of Fenwick Island, Delaware is 391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 345.

Fenwick Island, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33395.14%
Native American133.71%
Two or more races41.14%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fenwick Island Population by Race

Fenwick Island Population Pyramid 2024

Fenwick Island Median Age

70.1

Total

69.4

Male

71.1

Female

Fenwick Island Adults

There are 336 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Fenwick Island.

Fenwick Island Age Dependency

236.5

Age Dependency Ratio

223.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fenwick Island Sex Ratio

Female18954%
Male16146%

Fenwick Island Population by Age

Fenwick Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1971.7898.51.5
Married1172.11000
Non Family701.1695.74.3
Female102.31000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.12

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

98.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fenwick Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fenwick Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fenwick Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Fenwick Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,000

Average Earnings

$69,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

Fenwick Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fenwick Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fenwick Island Language

99.43% of Fenwick Island residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Fenwick Island Language

Fenwick Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White33341.2%
showing: 1 rows

1.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

2.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fenwick Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fenwick Island is White, with 1.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fenwick Island is White, with 1.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.01%.

Fenwick Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Fenwick Island Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Fenwick Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fenwick Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fenwick Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fenwick Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fenwick Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fenwick Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fenwick Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Fenwick Island Veterans by War

count

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Fenwick Island Veterans by Age

count

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Fenwick Island Veterans by Race

Fenwick Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fenwick Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

31.6%

Labor Force Participation

31.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Fenwick Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fenwick Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fenwick Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

17.14%

Born in Fenwick Island

96%

Native Born

4%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96% of Fenwick Island residents were born in the United States, with 17.14% having been born in Delaware. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Fenwick Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029446112.53%
2028435112.59%
2027424112.66%
2026413112.74%
2025402112.81%
2024391112.89%
2023380112.98%
2022369113.07%
2021358133.77%
2020345-102-22.82%
2019447102.29%
201843792.1%
201742892.15%
201641992.2%
201541081.99%
201440271.77%
201339561.54%
201238951.3%
201138441.05%
2010380
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Fenwick Island Population by Year