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Fenwick Island is a town in Sussex County, in the Seaford metro area.
The community was named for Thomas Fenwick, who purchased the land in 1686.
The latitude of Fenwick Island is 38.462N. The longitude is -75.051W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 344.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fenwick Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19944 ZIP code.
19% of Fenwick Island residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fenwick Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fenwick Island was $44,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Fenwick Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fenwick Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $713. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,367.
Sussex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fenwick Island political report.
Fenwick Island restaurants taking online reservations include Nantuckets Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Fenwick Island workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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