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Fenwick, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fenwick Census Designated Place had a population of 121 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Fenwick is located at latitude 38.2299 and longitude -80.581 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the Fenwick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,136 feet.

The Fenwick Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586804) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fenwick population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Fenwick, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 121
Population in Households 121
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 856
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $32,292
Average Home Value $36,290


Median Household Income $21,281
Average Household Income $26,853
Per Capita Income $12,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.65%
Households 1.19% 0.79%
Families -1.8% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

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Fenwick, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fenwick to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 379 6th
Population Density1 # 187 54th
Diversity Index2 # 253 37th
Median Household Income # 399 1st
Per Capita Income # 398 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.