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ZIP Code 19970

Primary City:Ocean View, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:07pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.57, -75.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19970. 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 19970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19970, 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:
Ocean View, DE
Acceptable:
Clarksville, Millville
Unacceptable:
Oceanview

Stats and Demographics for the 19970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19970 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 19970 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19970 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,170
Population Density 637 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,934
Median Home Value $320,500
Land Area 9.69 sq mi
Water Area 3.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,941
Median Household Income $62,992

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 59

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8612193122979110411115518220022936731730719510568
Female111104103117859496126153153239307408435277179120113
Total197225196239182185200237308335439536775752584374225181

Gender

 Male 2,950 48%
 Female 3,220 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,918 95.9%
 Black Or African American 65 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 47 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1460183328638758388112
Renter1682969379522913
Total30142279421717810417125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,659 56%
 Single Guardian 275 9%
 Singles 846 29%
 Singles With Roommate 161 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,495 85%
 Households with Kids 446 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1518201524232424262116201224242435241514
Female2421212622191925191419221929211928272212
Total3939414146424349453535423153454363513726

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19970 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 19970 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19970 real estate data, the median home value of $320,500 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 19970. Rentals in 19970 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,167 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,556 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 925 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 460 7%
 Households Vacant 3,993 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 2.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.2%
 For Sale Only 115 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,696 92.6%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 1.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 101 21%
 3+ Bedroom 382 79%
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 $62,992 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19970 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 19970 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 1,745 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,501 27%
 No Earnings 2,269 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 1,745 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,501 27%
 No Earnings 2,269 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,637 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 1%
 Worked at Home 172 6%
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 202 8%
 High School Graduate 1,369 53%
 Associate's degree 225 9%
 Bachelor's degree 503 19%
 Master's degree 218 8%
 Professional school degree 35 1%
 Doctorate degree 29 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 604 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19970

ZIP Code 19970 is in the Indian River School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19970.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School
120 Atlantic Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indian River School District

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