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ZIP Code 19706

Primary City:Delaware City, DE (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (11:50am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.57, -75.58
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19706

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19706. 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 19706. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19706, 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:
Delaware City, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19706 is located in northwest 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 19706 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19706 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,822
Population Density 494 people per sq mi
Housing Units 759
Median Home Value $201,400
Land Area 3.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 677
Median Household Income $71,691

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

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


 Male 909 50%
 Female 913 50%


 White 1,500 82.3%
 Black Or African American 219 12.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 17 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 70 3.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 311 46%
 Single Guardian 168 25%
 Singles 168 25%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 468 69%
 Households with Kids 209 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19706 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19706 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19706 real estate data, the median home value of $201,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 19706 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,741 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 4%
 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 339 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 144 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 194 26%
 Households Vacant 82 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 22 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 11%
 2 Bedroom 43 27%
 3+ Bedroom 98 62%
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 $71,691 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 19706 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 19706 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 748 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 21%
 No Earnings 699 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 748 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 21%
 No Earnings 699 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 860 87%
 Public transportation 58 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 4%
 Worked at Home 27 3%
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 148 20.4%
 High School Graduate 439 60.6%
 Associate's degree 49 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 75 10.4%
 Master's degree 9 1.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 395 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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