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ZIP Code 19804

Primary City:Wilmington, DE (View All Cities)
County: New Castle County
Timezone: Eastern (4:36pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.72, -75.62
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19804

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19804. 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 19804. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19804, 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:
Wilmington, DE
Acceptable:
Newport, Stanton

Stats and Demographics for the 19804 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19804 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19804 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19804 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,944
Population Density 2,400 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,726
Median Home Value $198,900
Land Area 7.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,259
Median Household Income $53,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male548548555595569651657585624700714558409285254226190145
Female528479470555545671594556602706732599486393315326275299
Total1,0761,0271,0251,1501,1141,3221,2511,1411,2261,4061,4461,157895678569552465444

Gender

 Male 8,813 49%
 Female 9,131 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,992 78.0%
 Black Or African American 1,807 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.4%
 Asian 192 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,501 8.4%
 Two Or More Races 370 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner696708171,236954656654303
Renter1314333963882761459338
Total2001,1031,2131,6241,230801747341

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,041 42%
 Single Guardian 1,564 22%
 Singles 2,154 30%
 Singles With Roommate 500 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,082 70%
 Households with Kids 2,177 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male108961151151119711211811011511210999120106125131123110112
Female1161051029010599998888897899104100109119109118100105
Total224201217205216196211206198204190208203220215244240241210217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19804 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19804 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 19804 real estate data, the median home value of $198,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19804 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19804 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19804 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,933 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,704 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,655 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,900 25%
 Households Vacant 467 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 224 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 74 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 77 4%
 1 Bedroom 419 24%
 2 Bedroom 738 42%
 3+ Bedroom 531 30%
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 $53,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19804 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. More commuters in 19804 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,235 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,472 24%
 No Earnings 4,902 34%
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 6,235 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,472 24%
 No Earnings 4,902 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,700 91.4%
 Public transportation 305 3.6%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 2.2%
 Worked at Home 207 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 704 12.6%
 High School Graduate 3,646 65.2%
 Associate's degree 256 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 645 11.5%
 Master's degree 282 5.0%
 Professional school degree 17 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,189 72.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 572 18.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 275 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19804

ZIP Code 19804 is in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19804.

Conrad Schools of Science
201 Jackson Ave
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Central School (the)
1621 Telegraph Rd
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Richardson Park Learning Center
99 Middleboro Rd
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Richardson Park Elementary School
16 Idella Ave
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Stanton Middle School
1800 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Richey Elementary School
105 East Highland Ave
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Delaware Military Academy
112 Middleboro Rd
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Delaware Military Academy
Delcastle Technical High School
1417 Newport Rd
Wilmington, DE 19804
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District

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