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ZIP Code 19979

Primary City:Viola, DE (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.05, -75.58
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19979. 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 19979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19979, 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:
Viola, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19979 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 19979 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19979 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 632
Population Density 313 people per sq mi
Housing Units 256
Median Home Value $210,200
Land Area 2.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 241
Median Household Income $51,700

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17242124181219191732212822179831
Female182013181129131326233424251816874
Total35443442294132324355555247352516105

Gender

 Male 312 49%
 Female 320 51%
Gender

Race

 White 548 86.7%
 Black Or African American 58 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 15 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22229555234134
Renter18853050
Total33037605534184

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 61%
 Single Guardian 38 16%
 Singles 44 18%
 Singles With Roommate 13 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 164 68%
 Households with Kids 77 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male434213541154444655626
Female35445354343312451535
Total78866610814977561010611511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19979 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19979 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 19979 real estate data, the median home value of $210,200 is slightly higher than average 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 19979. Rentals in 19979 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19979 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 632 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 157 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 12%
 Households Vacant 15 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Sale Only 4 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 17%
 2 Bedroom 7 12%
 3+ Bedroom 43 72%
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 $51,700 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19979 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 19979 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 170 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 169 35%
 No Earnings 147 30%
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 170 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 169 35%
 No Earnings 147 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 238 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 4%
 Worked at Home 16 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 11 6%
 High School Graduate 125 70%
 Associate's degree 13 7%
 Bachelor's degree 23 13%
 Master's degree 7 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 152 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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