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ZIP Code 19968

Primary City:Milton, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -75.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19968. 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 19968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19968, 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:
Milton, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19968 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 19968 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 19968 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,549
Population Density 152 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,989
Median Home Value $273,200
Land Area 62.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,889
Median Household Income $61,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3002772883122302582372562893313393083573322151478967
Female235233261289217262247285329408408359428364234150107101
Total535510549601447520484541618739747667785696449297196168

Gender

 Male 4,632 49%
 Female 4,917 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,850 82.2%
 Black Or African American 1,142 12.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 1.0%
 Asian 73 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 205 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 181 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1523042461871962330977
Renter68200163167110934924
Total83430587785829716358101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,996 51%
 Single Guardian 626 16%
 Singles 954 25%
 Singles With Roommate 313 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,787 72%
 Households with Kids 1,102 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6055686056645351536467485059767973483647
Female4652405349385144514643615655596769553946
Total106107108113105102104951041101101091061141351461421037593

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19968 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19968 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19968 real estate data, the median home value of $273,200 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 19968. Rentals in 19968 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,536 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,052 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 963 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 874 18%
 Households Vacant 1,100 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 94 8.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.1%
 For Sale Only 107 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 733 66.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 11.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 3%
 1 Bedroom 75 8%
 2 Bedroom 298 33%
 3+ Bedroom 496 55%
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 $61,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19968 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. More commuters in 19968 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 2,692 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,270 30%
 No Earnings 2,561 34%
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 2,692 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,270 30%
 No Earnings 2,561 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,069 93.0%
 Public transportation 45 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 2.0%
 Worked at Home 162 3.7%
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 215 7%
 High School Graduate 1,717 55%
 Associate's degree 270 9%
 Bachelor's degree 412 13%
 Master's degree 278 9%
 Professional school degree 113 4%
 Doctorate degree 108 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 911 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19968

ZIP Code 19968 is in the Cape Henlopen School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19968.

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
400 Mulberry St
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Mariner Middle School
16391 Harbeson Rd
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Milton Elementary School
512 Federal St
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Eagle'S Nest Christian Academy
26633 Zion Church Rd
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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