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ZIP Code 19966

Primary City:Millsboro, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:29am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -75.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19966

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19966. 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 19966. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19966, 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:
Millsboro, DE
Acceptable:
Long Neck

Stats and Demographics for the 19966 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19966 is located in south 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 19966 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19966 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,601
Population Density 284 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,163
Median Home Value $182,300
Land Area 86.58 sq mi
Water Area 8.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,425
Median Household Income $51,581

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6486375996515716405245796418108018361,012953727560337187
Female6685915696385966925706296888919671,0391,1811,055814540410350
Total1,3161,2281,1681,2891,1671,3321,0941,2081,3291,7011,7681,8752,1932,0081,5411,100747537

Gender

 Male 11,713 48%
 Female 12,888 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,754 80.3%
 Black Or African American 2,769 11.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 393 1.6%
 Asian 284 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 691 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 693 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner785798291,4912,0231,9861,126248
Renter17447842037227417112254
Total2521,0571,2491,8632,2972,1571,248302

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,317 51%
 Single Guardian 1,677 16%
 Singles 2,730 26%
 Singles With Roommate 701 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,905 76%
 Households with Kids 2,520 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127126141121123133115151115138118119113111132124143137115131
Female12313013413211211512812710912312710112296109145132139113126
Total250256275253235248243278224261245220235207241269275276228257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19966 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 19966 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19966 real estate data, the median home value of $182,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19966 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19966 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19966 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,331 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 266 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,375 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,985 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,065 13%
 Households Vacant 5,738 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 235 4.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 0.4%
 For Sale Only 404 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4,641 80.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 397 6.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 225 10.3%
 2 Bedroom 694 31.7%
 3+ Bedroom 1,256 57.4%
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 $51,581 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19966 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19966 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 7,362 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,777 26%
 No Earnings 9,277 41%
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 7,362 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,777 26%
 No Earnings 9,277 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,368 92.5%
 Public transportation 52 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 472 4.2%
 Worked at Home 294 2.6%
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 1,694 18%
 High School Graduate 5,822 61%
 Associate's degree 542 6%
 Bachelor's degree 897 9%
 Master's degree 355 4%
 Professional school degree 99 1%
 Doctorate degree 86 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,117 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 184 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 983 22.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19966

ZIP Code 19966 is in the Indian River School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19966.

Ingram Pond
124184 Godwin School Rd
Millsboro, DE 19966
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Indian River School District
Long Neck Elementary School
26064 School Ln
Millsboro, DE 19966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indian River School District
East Millsboro Elementary School
29346 Iron Branch Rd
Millsboro, DE 19966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indian River School District
Millsboro Middle School
302 East State St
Millsboro, DE 19966
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Indian River School District

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