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ZIP Code 19801

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (12:44pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.73, -75.55
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19801. 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 19801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19801, 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:
Wilmington, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19801 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19801 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,286
Population Density 3,934 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,590
Median Home Value $139,800
Land Area 4.14 sq mi
Water Area 1.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,203
Median Household Income $27,394

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male653608490637858770746549541609595448314185147794853
Female663559473578647713561468524585548481315271192162114102
Total1,3161,1679631,2151,5051,4831,3071,0171,0651,1941,143929629456339241162155

Gender

 Male 8,330 51%
 Female 7,956 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,550 15.7%
 Black Or African American 12,618 77.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.4%
 Asian 183 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 507 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 364 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2725630442537719012663
Renter45096976192365641819662
Total4771,2251,0651,3481,033608322125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 912 15%
 Single Guardian 2,307 37%
 Singles 2,503 40%
 Singles With Roommate 481 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,200 68%
 Households with Kids 2,003 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1331341371221271421271021101169211387829998121151168199
Female1021361251521211181109711311593917797100100102133143102
Total235270262274248260237199223231185204164179199198223284311301

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19801 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19801 real estate data, the median home value of $139,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19801 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,261 87.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,523 9.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 454 2.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,375 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 393 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,435 58%
 Households Vacant 1,387 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 698 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Sale Only 79 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 509 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 157 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,589 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,539 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,184 26%
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 $27,394 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19801 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 19801 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 19801 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 19801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,984 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,811 23%
 No Earnings 5,406 44%
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 3,984 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,811 23%
 No Earnings 5,406 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,212 57%
 Public transportation 1,170 21%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,055 19%
 Worked at Home 160 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,321 28%
 High School Graduate 2,441 52%
 Associate's degree 168 4%
 Bachelor's degree 435 9%
 Master's degree 193 4%
 Professional school degree 85 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,241 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 206 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19801

ZIP Code 19801 is in the Kuumba Academy Charter School. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19801.

Kuumba Academy Charter School
519 North Market St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kuumba Academy Charter School
Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
1100 North Pine St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Bancroft Elementary School
700 North Lombard St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Elbert-Palmer Elementary School
1210 Lobdell St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Howard High School of Technology
401 East 12th St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
St Peter Cathedral School
310 W 6th St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Elementary Workshop Montessori School
502 N Pine St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bank of America Child Developmental Center Wilming
1000 N French St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Michael'S School & Nursery
700 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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