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ZIP Code 19939

Primary City:Dagsboro, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:53am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.55, -75.21
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19939

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19939. 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 19939. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19939, 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:
Dagsboro, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19939 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19939 is located in southeast 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 19939 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19939 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,979
Population Density 230 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,165
Median Home Value $281,500
Land Area 26.04 sq mi
Water Area 5.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,464
Median Household Income $56,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1461471361681431131321331792332101892362472121356836
Female1531551301821391461221421832202332492932842131287866
Total299302266350282259254275362453443438529531425263146102

Gender

 Male 2,863 48%
 Female 3,116 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,282 88.3%
 Black Or African American 447 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 136 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1512623439746753826962
Renter2973817645281410
Total4419931547351256628372

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,492 61%
 Single Guardian 351 14%
 Singles 520 21%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,866 76%
 Households with Kids 598 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3926312630313324292429352325352829413536
Female2524313426382825382415273331393938382825
Total6450626056696149674844625656746767796361

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19939 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19939 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19939 real estate data, the median home value of $281,500 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 19939. Rentals in 19939 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19939 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,979 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,291 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 817 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 356 11%
 Households Vacant 701 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 78 11.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 490 69.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 13.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 4%
 2 Bedroom 184 49%
 3+ Bedroom 176 47%
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 $56,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19939 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. Most commuters in 19939 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,682 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,457 27%
 No Earnings 2,233 42%
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 1,682 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,457 27%
 No Earnings 2,233 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,394 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2%
 Worked at Home 166 6%
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 271 12.3%
 High School Graduate 1,169 53.2%
 Associate's degree 110 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 376 17.1%
 Master's degree 222 10.1%
 Professional school degree 12 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 39 1.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 822 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 165 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19939

ZIP Code 19939 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19939.

Lighthouse Christian School
28157 Lighthouse Xing
Dagsboro, DE 19939
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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