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ZIP Code 19938

Primary City:Clayton, DE (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:30am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.26, -75.69
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19938. 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 19938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19938, 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:
Clayton, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19938 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 19938 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 single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19938 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,357
Population Density 171 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,115
Median Home Value $231,000
Land Area 48.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,940
Median Household Income $68,737

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5293279572
5-9336303639
10-14340302642
15-19346298644
20-24228220448
25-29225257482
30-34258278536
35-39279332611
40-44337314651
45-49339351690
50-54313297610
55-59233264497
60-64247245492
65-69162178340
70-7499105204
75-796071131
80-844857105
85 Plus184563

Gender

 Male 4,161 50%
 Female 4,196 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,052 84.4%
 Black Or African American 946 11.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.5%
 Asian 42 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 103 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 171 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24454186
25-3433981420
35-4454784631
45-5463388721
55-6450250552
65-7430726333
75-8414016156
85 Plus35641

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,740 59%
 Single Guardian 536 18%
 Singles 496 17%
 Singles With Roommate 168 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,721 59%
 Households with Kids 1,219 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15953112
25360113
35757114
46855123
56656122
67752129
76867135
85259111
97369142
107056126
117364137
126571136
137157128
146154115
157360133
167578153
176765132
186836104
196359122
205650106

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19938 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19938 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 19938 real estate data, the median home value of $231,000 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 19938. Rentals in 19938 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,354 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,891 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 657 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 392 13%
 Households Vacant 175 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 57 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 2%
 2 Bedroom 58 17%
 3+ Bedroom 272 81%
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 $68,737 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19938 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. However, that is not the case in 19938. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,040 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,722 25%
 No Earnings 2,181 31%
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 3,040 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,722 25%
 No Earnings 2,181 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,925 92.1%
 Public transportation 81 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 2.2%
 Worked at Home 160 3.8%
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 532 18.8%
 High School Graduate 1,677 59.3%
 Associate's degree 229 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 226 8.0%
 Master's degree 146 5.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,611 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 125 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19938

ZIP Code 19938 is in the Smyrna School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19938.

Clayton Intermediate School
86 Sorrento Dr
Clayton, DE 19938
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Smyrna School District
Providence Creek Academy Charter School
273 West Duck Creek Rd
Clayton, DE 19938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence Creek Academy Charter School
Clayton Elementary School
510 West Main St
Clayton, DE 19938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smyrna School District
Kenton Mennonite School
2422 Chance Rd
Clayton, DE 19938
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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