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ZIP Code 19703

Primary City:Claymont, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.78, -75.47
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19703. 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 19703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19703, 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:
Claymont, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19703 is located in north Delaware and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19703 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 an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19703 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,471
Population Density 3,688 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,511
Median Home Value $208,800
Land Area 3.92 sq mi
Water Area 1.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,984
Median Household Income $51,739

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5493490983
5-9475446921
10-14451447898
15-19480477957
20-244895161,005
25-296085631,171
30-34461514975
35-39458499957
40-444885581,046
45-495305311,061
50-545375961,133
55-59398463861
60-64308364672
65-69232267499
70-74169259428
75-79137216353
80-84125191316
85 Plus66169235

Gender

 Male 6,905 48%
 Female 7,566 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,663 59.9%
 Black Or African American 4,362 30.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.4%
 Asian 602 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 447 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 325 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2427220247
25-343177091,026
35-445865441,130
45-548044971,301
55-64633353986
65-74379228607
75-84335172507
85 Plus9387180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,209 37%
 Single Guardian 1,421 24%
 Singles 1,921 32%
 Singles With Roommate 433 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,061 68%
 Households with Kids 1,923 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110695201
29993192
310085185
4107104211
5107101208
69884182
79285177
88986175
98990179
108882170
119094184
128490174
138789176
1410292194
1594103197
1610996205
17100112212
189499193
198367150
2010195196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19703 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19703 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 19703 real estate data, the median home value of $208,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19703 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19703 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,463 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,400 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 774 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,810 43%
 Households Vacant 527 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 352 66.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 85 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 12.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,062 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,118 42%
 3+ Bedroom 423 16%
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 $51,739 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19703 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 19703 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 5,331 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,392 21%
 No Earnings 3,734 33%
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 5,331 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,392 21%
 No Earnings 3,734 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,410 92.0%
 Public transportation 277 4.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 128 1.8%
 Worked at Home 142 2.0%
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 481 10.3%
 High School Graduate 2,726 58.4%
 Associate's degree 384 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 832 17.8%
 Master's degree 186 4.0%
 Professional school degree 29 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,202 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 394 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 430 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19703

ZIP Code 19703 is in the Reach Academy for Girls. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19703.

Reach Academy for Girls
3210 Philadelphia Pk
Claymont, DE 19703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reach Academy for Girls
Claymont Elementary School
3401 Green St
Claymont, DE 19703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Maple Lane Elementary School
100 Maple Ln
Claymont, DE 19703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Brandywine Community School (bcs) and Twilight Aca
500 Darley Rd
Claymont, DE 19703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brandywine School District
Archmere Academy
3600 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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