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ZIP Code 19971

Primary City:Rehoboth Beach, DE (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (6:25am)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -75.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19971. 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 19971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19971, 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:
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Acceptable:
Rehoboth Bch
Unacceptable:
Dewey Bch, Rehoboth

Stats and Demographics for the 19971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19971 is located in southeast 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 19971 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19971 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,385
Population Density 749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,406
Median Home Value $396,800
Land Area 16.54 sq mi
Water Area 11.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,192
Median Household Income $61,069

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 56


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5198197395
5-9199204403
10-14223223446
15-19202175377
20-24233259492
25-29275219494
30-34272214486
35-39271242513
40-44371313684
45-49520422942
50-544985301,028
55-596016051,206
60-646667121,378
65-696016031,204
70-74428444872
75-79295337632
80-84227234461
85 Plus118254372

Gender

 Male 6,198 50%
 Female 6,187 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,217 90.6%
 Black Or African American 611 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 173 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 204 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 154 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2427107134
25-34154251405
35-44425183608
45-549102381,148
55-641,3551811,536
65-741,224911,315
75-8470050750
85 Plus22274296

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,534 41%
 Single Guardian 597 10%
 Singles 2,196 35%
 Singles With Roommate 865 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,335 86%
 Households with Kids 857 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1383977
2533689
3383775
4314475
5384987
6392362
7366298
8463076
9404080
10473279
114960109
12473582
13405494
14404282
15494594
16493887
17363066
18292958
19393372
20394180

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19971 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 19971 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 19971 real estate data, the median home value of $396,800 is extremely 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 19971. Rentals in 19971 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,381 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,959 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,058 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,175 8%
 Households Vacant 9,214 60%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,048 11.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 0.8%
 For Sale Only 272 3.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7,645 83.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 1.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 151 15%
 1 Bedroom 63 6%
 2 Bedroom 338 33%
 3+ Bedroom 468 46%
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 $61,069 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19971 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19971 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 2,985 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,987 28%
 No Earnings 4,573 43%
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 2,985 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,987 28%
 No Earnings 4,573 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,365 84.7%
 Public transportation 76 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 344 6.7%
 Worked at Home 368 7.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 19971 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 121 2%
 High School Graduate 1,757 36%
 Associate's degree 344 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,410 29%
 Master's degree 722 15%
 Professional school degree 343 7%
 Doctorate degree 208 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 643 66.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 272 28.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19971

ZIP Code 19971 is in the Cape Henlopen School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19971.

Rehoboth Elementary School
500 Stockley St
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cape Henlopen School District

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