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ZIP Code 19977

Primary City:Smyrna, DE (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:19am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.3, -75.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19977

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19977. 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 19977. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19977, 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:
Smyrna, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19977 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19977 is located in west 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 19977 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19977 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,984
Population Density 277 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,011
Median Home Value $214,200
Land Area 83.12 sq mi
Water Area 5.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,421
Median Household Income $59,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7347718037568321,0251,0469631,0371,01386067956746831322716395
Female689726739679507701766797770767722607592504390295187194
Total1,4231,4971,5421,4351,3391,7261,8121,7601,8071,7801,5821,2861,159972703522350289

Gender

 Male 12,352 54%
 Female 10,632 46%
Gender

Race

 White 15,041 65.4%
 Black Or African American 6,520 28.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 0.4%
 Asian 357 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 357 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 608 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner918541,2361,2641,082833462112
Renter953713432821991107017
Total1861,2251,5791,5461,281943532129

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,972 54%
 Single Guardian 1,442 19%
 Singles 1,587 21%
 Singles With Roommate 420 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,545 61%
 Households with Kids 2,876 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male147162139150132173182151133147164174158160144162147143160160
Female165162115145142131160140153148134160158139134149154123119101
Total312324254295274304342291286295298334316299278311301266279261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19977 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19977 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19977 real estate data, the median home value of $214,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19977 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19977 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19977 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,049 87.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,590 11.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 333 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,563 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,371 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,487 19%
 Households Vacant 590 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 113 19.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.9%
 For Sale Only 174 29.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 7.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 213 36.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 2%
 1 Bedroom 331 19%
 2 Bedroom 501 29%
 3+ Bedroom 841 49%
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 $59,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19977 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. However, that is not the case in 19977. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,706 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,010 21%
 No Earnings 7,781 40%
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 7,706 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,010 21%
 No Earnings 7,781 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,368 94%
 Public transportation 163 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 177 2%
 Worked at Home 248 2%
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 1,947 21.3%
 High School Graduate 5,192 56.8%
 Associate's degree 660 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 955 10.4%
 Master's degree 215 2.4%
 Professional school degree 120 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 58 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,760 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 470 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 484 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19977

ZIP Code 19977 is in the Smyrna School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19977.

Smyrna Ilc
22 South Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Smyrna School District
Smyrna Middle School
700 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
Sunnyside Elementary School
123 Rabbit Chase Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
Smyrna Elementary School
121 South School Ln
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
Moore (john Bassett) School
20 West Frazier St
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
North Smyrna Elementary School
365 North Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
Smyrna High School
500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Smyrna School District

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