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ZIP Code 19803

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wilmington
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (7:13pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.80, -75.53
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19803

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19803. 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 19803. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19803, 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
Acceptable:
Talleyville
Unacceptable:
Talleyville Postal Store

Stats and Demographics for the 19803 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19803 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 19803 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19803 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,364
Population Density 1,696 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,046
Median Home Value $342,400
Land Area 12.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,636
Median Household Income $97,944

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male593612600642396429484559692810886793703538435370367327
Female556638635550380417486616772821941891817608475489455581
Total1,1491,2501,2351,1927768469701,1751,4641,6311,8271,6841,5201,146910859822908

Gender

 Male 10,236 48%
 Female 11,128 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,112 89.5%
 Black Or African American 913 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 884 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 100 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 313 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner225081,1191,6791,6361,114946448
Renter4718719218713486143188
Total696951,3111,8661,7701,2001,089636

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,218 60%
 Single Guardian 881 10%
 Singles 2,194 25%
 Singles With Roommate 343 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,132 71%
 Households with Kids 2,504 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1081161211231151281161191341351131031131361531521461118070
Female104129108114126125137104146125120135134121133116148985566
Total212245229237241253253223280260233238247257286268294209135136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19803 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19803 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 19803 real estate data, the median home value of $342,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19803. Rentals in 19803 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19803 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,890 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 290 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 139 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,044 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,428 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,164 13%
 Households Vacant 410 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 89 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 84 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 6%
 1 Bedroom 341 30%
 2 Bedroom 237 21%
 3+ Bedroom 479 42%
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 $97,944 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19803 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19803 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 7,342 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,986 23%
 No Earnings 5,922 34%
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 7,342 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,986 23%
 No Earnings 5,922 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,756 87.9%
 Public transportation 309 3.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 257 2.6%
 Worked at Home 636 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 19803 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 179 2%
 High School Graduate 2,183 30%
 Associate's degree 366 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,150 30%
 Master's degree 1,312 18%
 Professional school degree 644 9%
 Doctorate degree 438 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,167 54.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,588 39.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 222 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19803

ZIP Code 19803 is in the Brandywine School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19803.

Springer Middle School
2220 Shipley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Lombardy Elementary School
412 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Carrcroft Elementary School
503 Crest Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Brandywine High School
1400 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brandywine School District
Immaculate Heart of Mary
1000 Shipley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary Magdalen School
9 Sharpley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wilmington Friends School
101 School Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Pilot School
100 Garden of Eden Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Albert Einstein Academy
101 Garden of Eden Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
City Gates Academy
7 Mount Lebanon Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Concord Preschool & Childcare
1800 Fairfax Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Educational Enrichment Center
730 Halstead Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Preschool & Child Care
720 Marsh Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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