Fenwick Island, DE 19944 ZIP Code Profile

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Fenwick Island, DE | Selbyville, DE

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
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.459, Longitude -75.053
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 707
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 707

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Fenwick Island, DE 19944 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 649
Daytime Population: Workers 828
Daytime Population: Residents 331
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,159
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.79
Population in Households 649
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 739
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $65,407
Average Household Income $108,988
Per Capita Income $57,769


Total Housing Units 1,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (18.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,287 (78.9%)
Median Home Value $673,611
Average Home Value $679,899


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.0%
Households 1.09% 1.03%
Families 1.05% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

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, 2017 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 Density # 27 60th
Diversity Index # 65 2nd
Median Household Income # 24 65th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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