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ZIP Code 19802

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (12:27pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.74, -75.52
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19802

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19802. 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 19802. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19802, 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
Unacceptable:
Edgemoor

Stats and Demographics for the 19802 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19802 is located in north 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 19802 are primarily black or African American. 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19802 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,621
Population Density 7,761 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,195
Median Home Value $155,500
Land Area 3.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,807
Median Household Income $40,394

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male83686886892270971874177675686383768556240030719511474
Female8618268689348549139068829041,0441,021869789583432324204176
Total1,6971,6941,7361,8561,5631,6311,6471,6581,6601,9071,8581,5541,351983739519318250

Gender

 Male 11,231 46%
 Female 13,390 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,619 18.8%
 Black Or African American 18,839 76.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.3%
 Asian 185 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 346 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 552 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner416239461,2351,203800446139
Renter27891185593367446720848
Total3191,5341,8012,1681,8771,267654187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,495 25%
 Single Guardian 3,407 35%
 Singles 3,281 33%
 Singles With Roommate 624 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,485 66%
 Households with Kids 3,322 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male157180175164172155211167163166163182182175194184191189164154
Female174168164169154156158165193176178175147192205202187177163196
Total331348339333326311369332356342341357329367399386378366327350

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19802 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19802 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19802 real estate data, the median home value of $155,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19802 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19802 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19802 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,276 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 222 0.9%
 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 123 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,311 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,122 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,374 39%
 Households Vacant 1,388 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 464 33.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.8%
 For Sale Only 149 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 1.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 695 50.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,339 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,351 29%
 3+ Bedroom 1,801 39%
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 $40,394 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19802 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 19802 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19802 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,594 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,826 25%
 No Earnings 7,062 36%
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 7,594 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,826 25%
 No Earnings 7,062 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,248 78%
 Public transportation 1,419 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 561 5%
 Worked at Home 294 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 1,293 18%
 High School Graduate 4,142 57%
 Associate's degree 296 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,027 14%
 Master's degree 320 4%
 Professional school degree 69 1%
 Doctorate degree 92 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,775 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 365 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 491 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19802

ZIP Code 19802 is in the Moyer (Maurice J.) Academy. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19802.

Moyer (maurice J.) Academy
610 East 17th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Moyer (Maurice J.) Academy
East Side Charter School
3000 North Claymont St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Side Charter School District
Edison (thomas A.) Charter School
2200 North Locust St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School District
Delaware College Preparatory Academy
510 West 28th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Delaware College Preparatory Academy
Prestige Academy
1121 Thatcher St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prestige Academy
Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School
701 West 34th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School
3601 Jefferson St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy
100 West 18th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Warner Elementary School
801 West 18th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Salesianum School
1801 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Sharon Temple Adventist Elementary School
2001 N Washington St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Urban Promise School
2401 Thatcher St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Beacon of Hope Christian Academy
4003 N Market St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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