Income/capita 96%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 56%
IndexFenwick IslandDelawareNational
Income per capita$58,404$31,118$29,829
Median household income$63,750$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,000$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,250$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$60,556$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$28,750$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fenwick Island is 96% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fenwick Island is 15% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fenwick Island is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fenwick Island is 67% lower than the national average

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      Fenwick Island employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.2%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.0%14.3%
      Public administration9.6%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%4.1%
      Education, health & social services24.7%38.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newark, MD281$77,91741%
      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Ocean Pines, MD11,676$67,48522%
      Fenwick Island, DE398$63,75015%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pitts, GA398$20,83362%
      St. Regis Falls, NY398$36,66734%
      Mount Carbon, WV398$39,97128%
      Spottsville, KY398$65,44818%
      Tillatoba, MS398$0100%
      Fenwick Island, DE398$63,75015%
      Source: The Fenwick Island, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).