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ZIP Code 19805

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (5:21pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.75, -75.59
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19805

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19805. 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 19805. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19805, 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:
Elsmere

Stats and Demographics for the 19805 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19805 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 19805 are primarily white. 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19805 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,937
Population Density 7,696 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,071
Median Home Value $177,100
Land Area 5.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,268
Median Household Income $41,980

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7261,4971,4261,5631,4531,8351,5411,3221,2901,3681,2621,067769548338307240223
Female1,6631,4491,4001,3951,3871,9031,6851,3811,4161,4901,4441,150907616506453424493
Total3,3892,9462,8262,9582,8403,7383,2262,7032,7062,8582,7062,2171,6761,164844760664716

Gender

 Male 19,775 48%
 Female 21,162 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,721 50.6%
 Black Or African American 13,122 32.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 250 0.6%
 Asian 404 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 5,052 12.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,378 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1341,4221,5001,8901,588967754400
Renter5131,8221,3981,329790385235141
Total6473,2442,8983,2192,3781,352989541

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,798 31%
 Single Guardian 4,725 31%
 Singles 4,553 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,192 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,742 64%
 Households with Kids 5,526 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male353356321336305286306297303348281265245287300326366316255295
Female322334349319310285282277295282297262257302269268299298261269
Total675690670655615571588574598630578527502589569594665614516564

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19805 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19805 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19805 real estate data, the median home value of $177,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19805 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19805 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19805 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,224 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 164 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 280 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 269 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,507 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,148 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,613 39%
 Households Vacant 1,803 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 874 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Sale Only 215 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 633 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 187 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,445 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,519 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,730 40%
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 $41,980 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19805 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 19805 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. More commuters in 19805 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 12,804 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,892 25%
 No Earnings 10,341 33%
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 12,804 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,892 25%
 No Earnings 10,341 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,945 82.8%
 Public transportation 1,872 10.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 808 4.5%
 Worked at Home 413 2.3%
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 2,853 24.9%
 High School Graduate 6,277 54.9%
 Associate's degree 480 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,253 11.0%
 Master's degree 383 3.3%
 Professional school degree 135 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,067 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 694 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,027 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19805

ZIP Code 19805 is in the Christina School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19805.

Douglass School
1800 Prospect Rd
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Christina School District
Odyssey Charter School
201 Bayard Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Odyssey Charter School District
Pulaski (casimir) Elementary School
1300 Cedar St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Bayard Middle School
200 South Dupont St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Christina School District
Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School
1500 Spruce Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
All Saints Catholic School
907 New Rd
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anthony of Padua Grade School
1715 W 9th St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Elizabeth Elementary School
1500 Cedar St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nativity Preparatory School of Wilmington
1515 Linden St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
High Road School of Delaware
2002 Rodman Rd
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Zion Early Education Center
2101 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Harvest Christian Academy - Wilmington
2205 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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