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Zip Code 19970 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 19970 is 6,678 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.97 | Zip Code 19970 land area is 9.6885 sq. miles | Population density is 689.27 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 19970

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 57.1
Median Age - Male 55.9
Median Age - Female 57.8

Median age of zip code 19970 is 14.7% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 53.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 19970 is 16.7% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 56.1% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 19970 median age is 13.3% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 50.1% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 19970

White population 6431
Black or African American population 12
Asian population 94
American Indian and Alaska Native population 12
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 0

Region of birth

Zip code 19970 ancestry distribution

Arab 0% Czech 0.1%
Danish 0.4% Dutch 3.5%
English 17.1% French No Basque 2.6%
French Canadian 0.1% German 21.4%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 24.4% Italian 10.9%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0.7%
Polish 6.7% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.5% Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 1.3% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 0.2% Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 0.6% Ukrainian 1%
USA 4.8% Welsh 1.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 5.7%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 19970

Family Type Distribution
Total families 2003
Married couples 86.62%
Other couples 13.38%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 19970

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 6.89% 16.9%
$30,000 and $50,000 16.23% 16.63%
$50,000 and $100,000 40.59% 38.74%
$100,000 and $200,000 31.35% 23.79%
$200,000 or more 4.94% 3.94%

Households by size in zip code 19970

Household language in zip code 19970

English language 95.33%
Spanish language 1.81%
Other European language 1.46%
Asian language 0.87%
Other language 0.53%

Population by housing unit in zip code 19970

Total Occupied housing units 2917
Detached housing units 77.82%
Attached housing units 8.47%
2 units 0%
3 - 4 units 1.2%
5 - 9 units 0.48%
10 - 19 units 1.37%
20 - 49 units 1.95%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 8.71%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 19970

Use car, track or Van 92.69%
Use public transportation 0%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 2.46%
Walk to work 0.72%
Work at home 4.13%

School attendance in zip code 19970

Attent Preschool programs 1.02%
Attend Public School 9.26%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.65%
Attent graduate studies 0.28%
Not enrolled in school 84.79%

Highest school attainment in zip code 19970

Less then 9th grade 0.77%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 4.26%
High school diploma 33.48%
Some college, no degree 24.89%
Associate degree 12.75%
Bachelor's degree 22.6%
Graduate or professional degree 1.26%

Real Estate in zip code 19970

Housing occupied 41.24%
Housing vacant 58.76%
Housing occupied by owner 84.26%
Housing occupied by tenant 15.74%
Total Rented Units 459
Median Contract Gross Rent $988
Median Gross Rent $1,224
Median Home Value $349,700

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 19970 median gross rent is 23.89% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 19970

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

Housing units in zip code 19970

Total housing units 7074
Detached housing units 60.93%
Attached housing units 17.19%
2 units 0%
3 - 4 units 0.75%
5 - 9 units 1.63%
10 - 19 units 3.21%
20 - 49 units 1.98%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 14.32%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 19970

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,715,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $1,953,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $761,800

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Zip Codes Near 19970

Zip Code City County Distance
19939 Dagsboro Sussex 4.12 ml
19945 Frankford Sussex 5.59 ml
19930 Bethany Beach Sussex 6.33 ml
19966 Millsboro Sussex 8.03 ml
19951 Harbeson Sussex 8.05 ml
19967 Millville Sussex 9.15 ml
19941 Ellendale Sussex 9.38 ml
19944 Fenwick Island Sussex 9.59 ml
19971 Rehoboth Beach Sussex 11.56 ml
19940 Delmar Sussex 11.82 ml