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ZIP Code 19734

Primary City:Townsend, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -75.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19734

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19734. 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 19734. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19734, 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:
Townsend, DE
Unacceptable:
Blackbird

Stats and Demographics for the 19734 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19734 is located in west 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 19734 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19734 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,651
Population Density 149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,079
Median Home Value $295,100
Land Area 78.18 sq mi
Water Area 3.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,844
Median Household Income $85,283

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male364459502488289250307462524500454348292216177964627
Female413466457442275276368495524526396324292238142935865
Total7779259599305645266759571,0481,02685067258445431918910492

Gender

 Male 5,801 50%
 Female 5,850 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,040 77.6%
 Black Or African American 2,089 17.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 147 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 94 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 251 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3237393691063041717043
Renter246685674822183
Total564391,02197767843918846

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,632 68%
 Single Guardian 562 15%
 Singles 508 13%
 Singles With Roommate 142 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,117 55%
 Households with Kids 1,727 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7473817984103841028693113105811109711798908671
Female966710674102108809680931059292759997106796174
Total170140187153186211164198166186218197173185196214204169147145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19734 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19734 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19734 real estate data, the median home value of $295,100 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 19734. Rentals in 19734 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19734 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,638 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,847 70%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 664 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 333 8%
 Households Vacant 235 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 121 51.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 31.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0.0%
 1 Bedroom 1 0.5%
 2 Bedroom 30 14.8%
 3+ Bedroom 172 84.7%
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 $85,283 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19734 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. In 19734 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,728 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,991 24%
 No Earnings 2,566 31%
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 3,728 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,991 24%
 No Earnings 2,566 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,672 92.4%
 Public transportation 69 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 1.1%
 Worked at Home 248 4.9%
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 387 11%
 High School Graduate 1,961 56%
 Associate's degree 202 6%
 Bachelor's degree 658 19%
 Master's degree 198 6%
 Professional school degree 36 1%
 Doctorate degree 35 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,115 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 296 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19734

ZIP Code 19734 is in the Appoquinimink School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19734.

Townsend Elementary School
126 Main St
Townsend, DE 19734
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appoquinimink School District
Townsend Early Childhood Center
10 Brook Ramble Ln
Townsend, DE 19734
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appoquinimink School District
Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center
611 Campus Dr
Townsend, DE 19734
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appoquinimink School District

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