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Zip Code 19947 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 19947 is 18,267 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.84 | Zip Code 19947 land area is 119.679 sq. miles | Population density is 152.63 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 19947

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 37.5
Median Age - Male 35.2
Median Age - Female 38.8

Median age of zip code 19947 is 14.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 0.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 19947 is 15.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 1.7% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 19947 median age is 14.5% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 0.8% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 19947

White population 12965
Black or African American population 3089
Asian population 359
American Indian and Alaska Native population 90
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1399

Region of birth

Zip code 19947 ancestry distribution

Arab 0% Czech 0.4%
Danish 0% Dutch 1.6%
English 12% French No Basque 1.2%
French Canadian 0.3% German 8.9%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 8% Italian 2.1%
Lithuanian 0.1% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 1.7% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 0.4% Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 1.4% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.5% Swedish 0.8%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.1%
USA 12.4% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.7% Other Ancestries 28.4%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 19947

Family Type Distribution
Total families 3935
Married couples 72.33%
Other couples 27.67%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 19947

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 21.93% 28.39%
$30,000 and $50,000 26.18% 23.95%
$50,000 and $100,000 36.54% 33.34%
$100,000 and $200,000 13.98% 13.35%
$200,000 or more 1.37% 0.97%

Households by size in zip code 19947

Household language in zip code 19947

English language 78.87%
Spanish language 18.67%
Other European language 1.15%
Asian language 1.2%
Other language 0.11%

Population by housing unit in zip code 19947

Total Occupied housing units 5573
Detached housing units 68.72%
Attached housing units 2.17%
2 units 0.88%
3 - 4 units 1.02%
5 - 9 units 2.3%
10 - 19 units 1.17%
20 - 49 units 1.4%
50 or more units 0.63%
Mobile homes 21.71%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 19947

Use car, track or Van 91.24%
Use public transportation 3.18%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.36%
Walk to work 2.93%
Work at home 2.29%

School attendance in zip code 19947

Attent Preschool programs 2.57%
Attend Public School 12.99%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.1%
Attent graduate studies 0.23%
Not enrolled in school 80.12%

Highest school attainment in zip code 19947

Less then 9th grade 15.55%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 10.8%
High school diploma 37.89%
Some college, no degree 19.03%
Associate degree 6.52%
Bachelor's degree 9.21%
Graduate or professional degree 1%

Real Estate in zip code 19947

Housing occupied 88.46%
Housing vacant 11.54%
Housing occupied by owner 72.28%
Housing occupied by tenant 27.72%
Total Rented Units 1545
Median Contract Gross Rent $678
Median Gross Rent $883
Median Home Value $211,200

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 19947 median gross rent is 30.24% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 19947

Studio $0
1 Bedroom $0
2 Bedrooms $0
3 Bedrooms $0
4 Bedrooms $0
AVERAGE RENT $0

Housing units in zip code 19947

Total housing units 6300
Detached housing units 70.38%
Attached housing units 1.92%
2 units 1.81%
3 - 4 units 0.9%
5 - 9 units 2.19%
10 - 19 units 1.03%
20 - 49 units 1.24%
50 or more units 0.56%
Mobile homes 19.97%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 19947

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,661,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $1,888,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $772,900

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Zip Codes Near 19947

Zip Code City County Distance
19940 Delmar Sussex 0.53 ml
19971 Rehoboth Beach Sussex 0.8 ml
19958 Lewes Sussex 1.61 ml
19933 Bridgeville Sussex 1.9 ml
19973 Seaford Sussex 3.09 ml
19956 Laurel Sussex 3.17 ml
19941 Ellendale Sussex 3.46 ml
19968 Milton Sussex 4.16 ml
19966 Millsboro Sussex 5.05 ml
19975 Selbyville Sussex 5.64 ml