For population 25 years and over in Fenwick Island:
For population 15 years and over in Fenwick Island town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,278 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (70.7 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (102.6 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (106.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: South Bethany, DE (2.0 miles ), Ocean City, MD (2.2 miles ), Bethany Beach, DE (2.4 miles ), Ocean View, DE (2.5 miles ), Millville, DE (2.6 miles ), Ocean Pines, MD (2.7 miles ), Bishopville, MD (2.8 miles ), West Ocean City, MD (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 38.46 N, Longitude: 75.05 W
Property values in Fenwick Island, DE
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Fenwick Island detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Fenwick Island tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+92.1%).
Work and jobs in Fenwick Island: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fenwick Island, Delaware
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fenwick Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Fenwick Island town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.2 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fenwick Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Isaac J. MacCollum - Physician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Fenwick Island:
Local government website: www.fenwickisland.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fenwick Island:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fenwick Island and their reported violations in the past:VILLAGE OF FENWICK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fenwick Island that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.2%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Fenwick Island compared to Delaware state average:
Banks with branches in Fenwick Island (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fenwick Island town (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fenwick Island fatal accident list:
May 31, 2008 07:00 AM, Sr-1, Lat: 38.466703, Lon: -75.051942, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 1994 08:34 PM, Sr1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1986 08:40 AM, 50sb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 87 meters (285ft)
Total costs: $1,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,635
Total average daily truck traffic: 528
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 29,786
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fenwick Island)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fenwick Island, DE
Businesses in Fenwick Island, DE
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.