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ZIP Code 19947

Primary City:Georgetown, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:23pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -75.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19947. 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 19947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19947, 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:
Georgetown, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19947 is located in south Delaware and covers a slightly higher 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 19947 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19947 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,799
Population Density 157 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,408
Median Home Value $205,400
Land Area 119.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,746
Median Household Income $50,329

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57467271,473
5-96475911,238
10-144985261,024
15-196375731,210
20-249865731,559
25-299706111,581
30-347745601,334
35-397135251,238
40-446865341,220
45-496735791,252
50-546545691,223
55-595385211,059
60-64482491973
65-69394406800
70-74267293560
75-79210223433
80-84131188319
85 Plus88215303

Gender

 Male 10,094 54%
 Female 8,705 46%
Gender

Race

 White 12,332 65.6%
 Black Or African American 2,637 14.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 412 2.2%
 Asian 130 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 2,764 14.7%
 Two Or More Races 509 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2452163215
25-34383434817
35-446673381,005
45-548682721,140
55-649231651,088
65-74733100833
75-8441279491
85 Plus11938157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,988 52%
 Single Guardian 1,153 20%
 Singles 1,222 21%
 Singles With Roommate 383 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,668 64%
 Households with Kids 2,078 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1157158315
2144157301
3130118248
4174156330
5145154299
6108108216
7124100224
8145117262
9125112237
10115104219
1190111201
129583178
1397118215
14101110211
15116119235
16111126237
17120113233
18134108242
19156107263
20185101286

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19947 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19947 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 19947 real estate data, the median home value of $205,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19947 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19947 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19947 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,024 90.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,518 8.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 175 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 82 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,667 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,490 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,589 25%
 Households Vacant 662 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 129 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 157 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 231 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 211 15.0%
 2 Bedroom 400 28.4%
 3+ Bedroom 789 56.0%
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 $50,329 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19947 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 19947 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 5,772 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,833 26%
 No Earnings 5,334 36%
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 5,772 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,833 26%
 No Earnings 5,334 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,167 89%
 Public transportation 323 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 400 5%
 Worked at Home 195 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,240 32.6%
 High School Graduate 3,542 51.5%
 Associate's degree 300 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 475 6.9%
 Master's degree 205 3.0%
 Professional school degree 81 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,168 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 260 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 799 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19947

ZIP Code 19947 is in the Indian River School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19947.

Ennis (howard T.) School
20346 Ennis Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Indian River School District
Sussex Academy of Arts & Sciences
21777 Sussex Pines Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sussex Academy of Arts & Sciences
North Georgetown Elementary School
664 North Bedford St
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indian River School District
Georgetown Elementary School
301a West Market St
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indian River School District
Georgetown Middle School
301 West Market St
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Indian River School District
Sussex Central High School
26026 Patriots Way
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Indian River School District
Sussex Technical High School
17099 County Seat Hwy
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sussex Technical School District
Delmarva Christian High School
21150 Airport Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Jesus is Lord Christian Academy
40 Ingramtown Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Jefferson School
22051 Wilson Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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