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ZIP Code 19958

Primary City:Lewes, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (6:56am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -75.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19958

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19958. 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 19958. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19958, 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:
Lewes, DE
Unacceptable:
Lewes Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 19958 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19958 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 19958 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 single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19958 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,650
Population Density 401 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,089
Median Home Value $318,300
Land Area 49.06 sq mi
Water Area 9.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,156
Median Household Income $54,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male365414424419381417373407508599652734930883708529338185
Female3843753913863073993604445326937879401,1421,009789601423422
Total7497898158056888167338511,0401,2921,4391,6742,0721,8921,4971,130761607

Gender

 Male 9,266 47%
 Female 10,384 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,598 89.6%
 Black Or African American 1,002 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.6%
 Asian 267 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 287 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 360 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner463296561,2051,8551,9541,115302
Renter11636629127126316914474
Total1626959471,4762,1182,1231,259376

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,555 50%
 Single Guardian 1,103 12%
 Singles 2,756 30%
 Singles With Roommate 742 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,519 82%
 Households with Kids 1,637 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male728079607577817810386749383881065991828188
Female5875899870858083579772687183889970795055
Total130155168158145162161161160183146161154171194158161161131143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19958 has an extremely large 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 19958 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19958 real estate data, the median home value of $318,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19958. Rentals in 19958 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19958 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,458 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 181 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,304 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,158 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,694 11%
 Households Vacant 5,933 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 208 3.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 0.4%
 For Sale Only 303 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4,991 84.1%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 346 5.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 111 9.8%
 2 Bedroom 423 37.2%
 3+ Bedroom 600 52.7%
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 $54,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19958 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 19958 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,417 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,301 24%
 No Earnings 8,179 46%
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 5,417 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,301 24%
 No Earnings 8,179 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,440 91.3%
 Public transportation 44 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 166 2.0%
 Worked at Home 479 5.9%
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 728 9%
 High School Graduate 3,715 48%
 Associate's degree 447 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,524 20%
 Master's degree 689 9%
 Professional school degree 284 4%
 Doctorate degree 323 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,068 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 302 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19958

ZIP Code 19958 is in the Cape Henlopen School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19958.

Sussex Consortium
520 Dupont Ave
Lewes, DE 19958
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
910 Shields Ave
Lewes, DE 19958
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Beacon Middle School
19483 John J. Williams Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Cape Henlopen High School
1250 Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Bethel Christian School
129 W 4th St
Lewes, DE 19958
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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