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ZIP Code 19701

Primary City:Bear, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (1:26pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.60, -75.70
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19701. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 19701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19701, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bear, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19701 is located in northwest Delaware and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19701 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,194
Population Density 1,473 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,873
Median Home Value $263,900
Land Area 26.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,226
Median Household Income $83,056

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2691,4131,4771,4801,2051,1981,2851,3831,5691,6731,5541,23795162738823713580
Female1,2401,3091,3841,3251,1001,3321,3791,5021,7501,7721,7121,4011,084656443297199148
Total2,5092,7222,8612,8052,3052,5302,6642,8853,3193,4453,2662,6382,0351,283831534334228

Gender

 Male 19,161 49%
 Female 20,033 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,045 63.9%
 Black Or African American 9,646 24.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.2%
 Asian 2,485 6.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 795 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,108 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1001,3512,6033,2772,4491,13443281
Renter2158796574723121528725
Total3152,2303,2603,7492,7611,286519106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,154 57%
 Single Guardian 2,431 17%
 Singles 2,802 20%
 Singles With Roommate 839 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,652 61%
 Households with Kids 5,574 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male264246249269270300267279297291320289268309282341324271262245
Female232263258259259280254263253291281247291274258285303261218209
Total496509507528529580521542550582601536559583540626627532480454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19701 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19701 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 19701 real estate data, the median home value of $263,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19701. Rentals in 19701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,131 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 31 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,562 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,865 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,799 19%
 Households Vacant 647 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 310 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 141 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 504 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,425 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,170 38%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $83,056 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19701 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 19701 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,532 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,124 22%
 No Earnings 8,413 26%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,532 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,124 22%
 No Earnings 8,413 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,780 93.8%
 Public transportation 473 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 55 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 210 1.0%
 Worked at Home 580 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 997 8%
 High School Graduate 6,942 52%
 Associate's degree 985 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,650 20%
 Master's degree 1,230 9%
 Professional school degree 272 2%
 Doctorate degree 208 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,279 74.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,752 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 454 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19701

ZIP Code 19701 is in the Appoquinimink School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19701.

Loss (olive B.) Elementary School
200 Brennan Blvd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appoquinimink School District
Oberle (william) Elementary School
500 South Caledonia Way
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Wilbur (kathleen H.) Elementary
4050 Wrangle Hill Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colonial School District
Fairwinds Christian School
801 Seymour Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Red Lion Christian Academy
1390 Red Lion Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Caravel Academy
2801 Del Laws Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Childcare Academy School of the Arts II
1799 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Advoserv
4185 Kirkwoodst Georges Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cornerstone Early Ed & Youth Center
3135 Summit Bridge Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Glasgow Chrisian Academy
2880 Summitt Bridge Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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