Fenwick Island, DE 19944 ZIP Code Profile

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Fenwick Island, DE | Selbyville, DE

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ZIP Code 19944: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Acceptable Alternative
Fenwick Isle, DE 19944
Selbyville, DE 19944

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fenwick Is, DE 19944

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 744
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.459, Longitude -75.053
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fenwick Island, DE 19944 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 638
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 720
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (18.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 ( 2.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,268 (79.2%)
Median Home Value $693,333
Average Home Value $672,830


Median Household Income $62,278
Average Household Income $109,210
Per Capita Income $56,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.28%
Households 0.69% 1.18%
Families 0.58% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fenwick Island, DE 19944 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19944 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 55 17th
Population Density1 # 27 60th
Diversity Index2 # 65 2nd
Median Household Income # 24 65th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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