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ZIP Code 19968

Post Office City:Milton, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (2:35am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -75.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19968

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 19968. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 19968 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Milton, DE

Stats and Demographics for the 19968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19968 is located in southern 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 19968 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19968 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,549
Population Density 152 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,989
Median Home Value $273,200
Land Area 62.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,889
Median Household Income $61,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5300235535
5-9277233510
10-14288261549
15-19312289601
20-24230217447
25-29258262520
30-34237247484
35-39256285541
40-44289329618
45-49331408739
50-54339408747
55-59308359667
60-64357428785
65-69332364696
70-74215234449
75-79147150297
80-8489107196
85 Plus67101168

Gender

 Male 4,632 49%
 Female 4,917 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,850 82.2%
 Black Or African American 1,142 12.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 1.0%
 Asian 73 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 205 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 181 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24156883
25-34230200430
35-44424163587
45-54618167785
55-64719110829
65-7462393716
75-8430949358
85 Plus7724101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,996 51%
 Single Guardian 626 16%
 Singles 954 25%
 Singles With Roommate 313 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,787 72%
 Households with Kids 1,102 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16046106
25552107
36840108
46053113
55649105
66438102
75351104
8514495
95351104
106446110
116743110
124861109
135056106
145955114
157659135
167967146
177369142
184855103
19363975
20474693

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19968 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19968 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 19968 real estate data, the median home value of $273,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19968. Rentals in 19968 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,536 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 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,052 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 963 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 874 18%
 Households Vacant 1,100 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 94 8.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.1%
 For Sale Only 107 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 733 66.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 11.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 3%
 1 Bedroom 75 8%
 2 Bedroom 298 33%
 3+ Bedroom 496 55%
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 $61,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19968 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. More commuters in 19968 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Milton, DE unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,692 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,270 30%
 No Earnings 2,561 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 2,692 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,270 30%
 No Earnings 2,561 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,069 93.0%
 Public transportation 45 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 2.0%
 Worked at Home 162 3.7%
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 506 8%
 High School Graduate 3,520 53%
 Associate's degree 685 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,018 15%
 Master's degree 652 10%
 Professional school degree 153 2%
 Doctorate degree 147 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 911 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19968

ZIP Code 19968 is in the Cape Henlopen School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19968.

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
400 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Mariner Middle School
16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District
Milton Elementary School
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE 19968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District

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