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ZIP Code 19940

Primary City:Delmar, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -75.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19940. 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 19940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19940, 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:
Delmar, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19940 is located in southwest 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 19940 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19940 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,574
Population Density 135 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,271
Median Home Value $173,600
Land Area 41.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,071
Median Household Income $57,594

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17019920020214914315716117221019817517015482625332
Female17717720721714315415117920022120518819414790927766
Total34737640741929229730834037243140336336430117215413098

Gender

 Male 2,689 48%
 Female 2,885 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,665 83.7%
 Black Or African American 626 11.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 53 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 55 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 149 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1914926435933524115132
Renter38105869979554712
Total5725435045841429619844

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,093 53%
 Single Guardian 391 19%
 Singles 490 24%
 Singles With Roommate 97 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,342 65%
 Households with Kids 729 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4242293545363733483635473844443838424040
Female3433453939333035404138414740445744442824
Total7675747484696768887773888584889582866864

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19940 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 19940 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 19940 real estate data, the median home value of $173,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,470 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 104 2%
 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 1,005 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 545 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 521 23%
 Households Vacant 200 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 28.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.0%
 For Sale Only 62 31.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 6.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 30.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 94 25%
 2 Bedroom 96 25%
 3+ Bedroom 191 50%
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 $57,594 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19940 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19940 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 1,771 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 21%
 No Earnings 1,394 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 1,771 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 21%
 No Earnings 1,394 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,178 93.0%
 Public transportation 13 0.6%
 Taxicab 5 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 2.4%
 Worked at Home 90 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 427 25.3%
 High School Graduate 860 51.0%
 Associate's degree 98 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 254 15.1%
 Master's degree 37 2.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,119 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 194 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19940

ZIP Code 19940 is in the Delmar School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19940.

Delmar Middle School
200 North Eighth St
Delmar, DE 19940
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Delmar School District
Delmar Senior High School
200 North Eighth St
Delmar, DE 19940
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Delmar School District
Lil' Red Hen Kindergarten
400 N Bi State Blvd
Delmar, DE 19940
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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