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ZIP Code 19809

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (9:32am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.78, -75.50
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19809

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19809. 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 19809. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19809, 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:
Bellefonte, Edgemoor

Stats and Demographics for the 19809 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19809 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19809 are primarily white. 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19809 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,049
Population Density 2,009 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,656
Median Home Value $229,500
Land Area 6.99 sq mi
Water Area 1.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,134
Median Household Income $60,726

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45643237841939748050445145755354549939927417111910092
Female384402389382406542529468488587614546433343210189188223
Total8408347678018031,0221,0339199451,1401,1591,045832617381308288315

Gender

 Male 6,726 48%
 Female 7,323 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,497 74.7%
 Black Or African American 2,500 17.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.3%
 Asian 559 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 176 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 279 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34391697995956548369172
Renter1586273924012201144020
Total1921,0181,0891,3961,176662409192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,510 41%
 Single Guardian 1,137 19%
 Singles 2,018 33%
 Singles With Roommate 469 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,443 72%
 Households with Kids 1,691 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male911148181928283799679818167708176107807574
Female7065968890946375809361827875709573895566
Total161179177169182176146154176172142163145145151171180169130140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19809 has a small 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 19809 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 19809 real estate data, the median home value of $229,500 is slightly higher than average 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 19809. Rentals in 19809 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19809 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,921 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,082 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,080 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,972 30%
 Households Vacant 522 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 234 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 101 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 146 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 128 7%
 1 Bedroom 650 35%
 2 Bedroom 677 36%
 3+ Bedroom 428 23%
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 $60,726 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19809 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. Residents in ZIP code 19809 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 19809 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 5,412 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,868 25%
 No Earnings 3,354 29%
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 5,412 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,868 25%
 No Earnings 3,354 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,395 90%
 Public transportation 376 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 1%
 Worked at Home 302 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 377 8%
 High School Graduate 2,610 53%
 Associate's degree 220 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,050 21%
 Master's degree 414 8%
 Professional school degree 180 4%
 Doctorate degree 49 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,582 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 648 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 101 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19809

ZIP Code 19809 is in the Brandywine School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19809.

Mount Pleasant Elementary School
500 Duncan Rd
Wilmington, DE 19809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Mount Pleasant High School
5201 Washington St Extensi
Wilmington, DE 19809
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brandywine School District

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