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ZIP Code 19904

Primary City:Dover, DE (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (7:06pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -75.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19904. 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 19904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19904, 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:
Dover, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19904 is located in west Delaware and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19904 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19904 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,132
Population Density 774 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,728
Median Home Value $198,200
Land Area 44.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,739
Median Household Income $54,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1491,1101,1141,3411,4791,2279659209981,1341,076884838665470380255201
Female1,1171,1591,0521,2911,4351,2531,0451,0521,0561,2791,2391,130976802578516410536
Total2,2662,2692,1662,6322,9142,4802,0101,9722,0542,4132,3152,0141,8141,4671,048896665737

Gender

 Male 16,206 47%
 Female 17,926 53%
Gender

Race

 White 20,034 58.7%
 Black Or African American 11,072 32.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 359 1.1%
 Asian 914 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 492 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,249 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1119941,4231,9431,7951,275777219
Renter6661,072704677462242208171
Total7772,0662,1272,6202,2571,517985390

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,901 46%
 Single Guardian 2,541 20%
 Singles 3,341 26%
 Singles With Roommate 956 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,485 67%
 Households with Kids 4,254 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male218200238236223236216191244222229241210212246214223311347303
Female211218244225223265214205252202246196201207190253234280334318
Total429418482461446501430396496424475437411419436467457591681621

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19904 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 19904 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 19904 real estate data, the median home value of $198,200 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 19904. Rentals in 19904 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,618 95.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 202 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 278 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 905 2.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 122 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,477 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,060 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,202 31%
 Households Vacant 989 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 391 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 3%
 For Sale Only 213 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 266 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 5%
 1 Bedroom 644 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,199 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,326 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 $54,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19904 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 19904 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,127 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,489 25%
 No Earnings 8,885 35%
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 10,127 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,489 25%
 No Earnings 8,885 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,235 92.9%
 Public transportation 228 1.6%
 Taxicab 17 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 323 2.3%
 Worked at Home 439 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,481 15%
 High School Graduate 5,349 54%
 Associate's degree 547 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,525 15%
 Master's degree 668 7%
 Professional school degree 178 2%
 Doctorate degree 154 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,436 67.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,250 19.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 866 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19904

ZIP Code 19904 is in the Capital School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19904.

Kent County Community School
Carver Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Capital School District
Kent County Alternative Programs
631 Ridgley St
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Capital School District
Campus Community School
350 Pear St
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Campus Community Charter School District
Academy of Dover Charter School
104 Saulsbury Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Academy of Dover Charter School
Stokes (nellie Hughes) Elementary School
3874 Upper King Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caesar Rodney School District
Brown (w. Reily) Elementary School
360 Webbs Ln
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caesar Rodney School District
North Dover Elementary School
855 College Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Capital School District
Fairview Elementary School
700 Walker Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Capital School District
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
901 Forest St
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Capital School District
William Henry Middle School
Carver Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Capital School District
Dover High School
One Pat Lynn Dr
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Capital School District
Capitol Baptist School
401 Kesselring Ave
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Green Hill
1936 Seeneytown Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wileys School
21 Sharon Hill Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
Central Christian School
220 W Denneys Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Rose Valley School
361 Rose Valley School Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Apple Grove School
2391 Hazlettville Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John'S Lutheran School
1156 Walker Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Honey Suckle Knoll Amish School
281 Blue Heron Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Honeysuckle Knoll School
281 Blue Heron Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cedar Grove Amish School
2636 Pearsons Corner Rd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Little School
105 Mont Blanc Blvd
Dover, DE 19904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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