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ZIP Code 19731

Primary City:Port Penn, DE (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (3:56am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5163, -75.5774
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19731

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19731. 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 19731. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19731, 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:
Port Penn, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19731 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19731 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19731 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19731 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 252
Population Density 263 people per sq mi
Housing Units 114
Median Home Value $173,400
Land Area 0.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 106
Median Household Income $41,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 122 48%
 Female 130 52%


 White 227 90.1%
 Black Or African American 14 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 3.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 49 46%
 Single Guardian 15 14%
 Singles 35 33%
 Singles With Roommate 7 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 80 75%
 Households with Kids 26 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19731 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19731 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19731 real estate data, the median home value of $173,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 252 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 56 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 13%
 Households Vacant 8 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 50%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $41,786 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 19731 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 19731 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 19731 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 49 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 19%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 49 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 19%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 51 71%
 Public transportation 5 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 16 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 19731 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 29 67%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 9 21%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 5 12%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 20 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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