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ZIP Code 19730

Primary City:Odessa, DE (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (1:12pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.46, -75.65
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19730

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19730. 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 19730. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19730, 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:
Odessa, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19730 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19730 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 19730 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19730 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 451
Population Density 330 people per sq mi
Housing Units 188
Median Home Value $310,100
Land Area 1.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 176
Median Household Income $64,149

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male 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


 Male 230 51%
 Female 221 49%


 White 406 90.0%
 Black Or African American 26 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.9%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 12 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 106 60%
 Single Guardian 25 14%
 Singles 38 22%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 122 69%
 Households with Kids 54 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19730 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19730 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19730 real estate data, the median home value of $310,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 19730 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19730 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 451 100%
 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 92 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 32 17%
 Households Vacant 12 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 21%
 3+ Bedroom 23 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 $64,149 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 19730. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 123 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 34%
 No Earnings 154 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 123 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 34%
 No Earnings 154 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 205 90%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 9%
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 14 7.7%
 High School Graduate 82 45.3%
 Associate's degree 50 27.6%
 Bachelor's degree 22 12.2%
 Master's degree 7 3.9%
 Professional school degree 1 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 5 2.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 56 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19730

ZIP Code 19730 is in the Appoquinimink School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19730.

Old State Elementary School
118 South Sixth St
Odessa, DE 19730
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appoquinimink School District

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