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ZIP Code 19808

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wilmington
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.74, -75.67
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19808

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19808. 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 19808. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19808, 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:
Marshallton

Stats and Demographics for the 19808 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19808 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 19808 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19808 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,442
Population Density 2,749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,318
Median Home Value $252,900
Land Area 13.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,548
Median Household Income $70,567

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0651,0721,1871,2261,1361,1031,1691,1561,1771,4941,5461,3021,022829620587446316
Female1,0021,0351,1671,1881,0451,0921,1471,1221,3161,5671,6781,4671,2081,042829843631610
Total2,0672,1072,3542,4142,1812,1952,3162,2782,4933,0613,2242,7692,2301,8711,4491,4301,077926

Gender

 Male 18,453 48%
 Female 19,989 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,958 83.1%
 Black Or African American 2,168 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.2%
 Asian 1,876 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,502 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 839 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1261,1811,7952,9672,5811,8441,484495
Renter23973163860739723216467
Total3651,9122,4333,5742,9782,0761,648562

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,695 49%
 Single Guardian 2,513 16%
 Singles 4,431 28%
 Singles With Roommate 909 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,957 70%
 Households with Kids 4,591 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male208224210194203209242203215231229233248246232264237267226238
Female200195223199194213220196212227246217244233239256238230225186
Total408419433393397422462399427458475450492479471520475497451424

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19808 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19808 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 19808 real estate data, the median home value of $252,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19808 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19808 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19808 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,676 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 60 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 506 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 153 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,619 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,854 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,075 19%
 Households Vacant 770 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Sale Only 140 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 264 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 4%
 1 Bedroom 755 29%
 2 Bedroom 923 35%
 3+ Bedroom 812 31%
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 $70,567 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19808 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 19808 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 13,334 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,486 25%
 No Earnings 9,675 32%
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 13,334 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,486 25%
 No Earnings 9,675 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,468 92%
 Public transportation 466 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 282 1%
 Worked at Home 694 4%
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 1,064 9%
 High School Graduate 5,694 46%
 Associate's degree 751 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,951 24%
 Master's degree 1,231 10%
 Professional school degree 201 2%
 Doctorate degree 396 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,401 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,468 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 527 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19808

ZIP Code 19808 is in the Gateway Lab School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19808.

Gateway Lab School
2501 Centerville Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gateway Lab School District
Brandywine Springs School
2916 Duncan Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Mote (anna P.) Elementary School
2110 Edwards Ave
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Marbrook Elementary School
2101 Centerville Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Heritage Elementary School
2815 Highlands Ln
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Skyline Middle School
2900 Skyline Dr
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Linden Hill Elementary School
3415 Skyline Dr
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Mckean (thomas) High School
301 McKennan's Church Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Dickinson (john) High School
1801 Milltown Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
St John the Beloved School
905 Milltown Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mark'S High School
2501 Pike Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Developing Minds Preschool and Learning Center
2106 Saint James Church Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Limestone Hills Day School
5671 Ocheltree Ln
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tutor Time Learning Centers
5305 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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