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Fenwick Island
  • Town in Delaware

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Fenwick Island is a town in Delaware with a population of 408. Fenwick Island is in Sussex County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Fenwick Island offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fenwick Island there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Residents of Fenwick Island tend to be conservative. The public schools in Fenwick Island are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$875,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,313
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    2%
  • Own
    98%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    213.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    427.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,564.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    220.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    1%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    1%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    1%
  • 45-54 years
    5%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    62%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Fenwick Island

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$108,750
National
$69,021

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