Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 19806

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (7:32am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.76, -75.57
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19806

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19806. 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 19806. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19806, 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 19806 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19806 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 19806 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19806 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,560
Population Density 4,959 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,081
Median Home Value $299,500
Land Area 1.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,541
Median Household Income $65,051

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male186113126108258610426320294265285295291232160135126125
Female17913710987339599409315282280315295339276265261250468
Total3652502351955971,209835635576545600590630508425396376593

Gender

 Male 4,355 46%
 Female 5,205 54%
Gender

Race

 White 8,066 84.4%
 Black Or African American 1,073 11.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 176 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 66 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 157 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28485472460593421297137
Renter260777294303233250278253
Total2881,262766763826671575390

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,380 25%
 Single Guardian 395 7%
 Singles 3,120 56%
 Singles With Roommate 646 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,940 89%
 Households with Kids 601 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3933372725232821163224212623202424202014
Female3936332634193327242724241717262016151024
Total7869705359426148405948454340464440353038

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19806 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19806 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19806 real estate data, the median home value of $299,500 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 19806. Rentals in 19806 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19806 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,199 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 297 3.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,109 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 784 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,648 44%
 Households Vacant 540 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 75 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 333 14%
 1 Bedroom 1,155 48%
 2 Bedroom 597 25%
 3+ Bedroom 337 14%
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 $65,051 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19806 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. More commuters in 19806 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,927 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,834 21%
 No Earnings 2,982 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 3,927 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,834 21%
 No Earnings 2,982 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,363 85.0%
 Public transportation 222 4.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 309 6.0%
 Worked at Home 235 4.6%
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 317 8%
 High School Graduate 1,118 29%
 Associate's degree 216 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,246 33%
 Master's degree 435 11%
 Professional school degree 346 9%
 Doctorate degree 141 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 358 37.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 490 51.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19806

ZIP Code 19806 is in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19806.

Lewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School
920 North Van Buren St
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Highlands Elementary School
2100 Gilpin Ave
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Padua Academy
905 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Ann School
2006 Shallcross Ave
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
1106 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Tower Hill School
2813 W 17th St
Wilmington, DE 19806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes