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Encyclopedia > Fenwick, Connecticut

Fenwick is a borough located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, in the town of Old Saybrook. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 52. Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Old Saybrook is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Description

Fenwick is set apart from the town of Old Saybrook by a large cove. It is located exactly where the Connecticut River meets the Long Island Sound. Most of the residents are related, and there is a strong sense of family bonds that have existed since the 1600's. Fenwick was the lifelong home to actress Katharine Hepburn until she died in 2004 at the age of 96. Actress Rosemary Muprhy also lived there; so did Edward Scoufopolous, one of the lead engineers who designed the advanced military submarine 'Nautilius.'


Fenwick has two lighthouses, the Inner and the Outer. The Inner is at the tip of Lynde Point, Fenwick's peninsula, and the Outer is a quarter mile off shore, connected by a rough jetty. The Outer Light is the lighthouse shown on many Connecticut license plates.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 52 people, 26 households, and 17 families residing in the borough. The population density is 46.7/km² (121.9/mi²). There are 83 housing units at an average density of 74.5/km² (194.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 26 households out of which 11.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% are married couples living together, 3.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% are non-families. 26.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.00 and the average family size is 2.41. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the borough the population is spread out with 11.5% under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 38.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 58 years. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.7 males.


The median income for a household in the borough is $57,500, and the median income for a family is $60,625. Males have a median income of $50,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $38,135. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Fenwick, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
Fenwick is a borough in Middlesex County, Connecticut, U.S., in the town of Old Saybrook.
Fenwick is set apart from the town of Old Saybrook by a large cove.
Fenwick was the lifelong home to actress Katharine Hepburn until she died on June 29, 2003 at the age of 96.
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