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Zip Code 19973 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 19973 is 21,540 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.08 | Zip Code 19973 land area is 78.661 sq. miles | Population density is 273.83 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 19973

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.6
Median Age - Male 41.4
Median Age - Female 44.2

Median age of zip code 19973 is 1.2% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 14.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 19973 is 1.5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 15.6% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 19973 median age is 0.7% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 14.8% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 19973

White population 14566
Black or African American population 4924
Asian population 344
American Indian and Alaska Native population 69
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1162

Region of birth

Zip code 19973 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.2% Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.2% Dutch 1.2%
English 15.6% French No Basque 1.5%
French Canadian 0.1% German 10.5%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.1%
Irish 12.9% Italian 3.9%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0.6%
Polish 1.7% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 0.1% Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.4% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.6% Swedish 0.3%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 12.4% Welsh 0.6%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 2.1% Other Ancestries 23.5%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 19973

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5719
Married couples 64.78%
Other couples 35.22%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 19973

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 25.34% 33.26%
$30,000 and $50,000 20% 19.55%
$50,000 and $100,000 37.94% 33.71%
$100,000 and $200,000 15% 12.29%
$200,000 or more 1.71% 1.2%

Households by size in zip code 19973

Household language in zip code 19973

English language 88.77%
Spanish language 7.01%
Other European language 2.85%
Asian language 1.18%
Other language 0.19%

Population by housing unit in zip code 19973

Total Occupied housing units 8140
Detached housing units 68.89%
Attached housing units 3.1%
2 units 1.41%
3 - 4 units 3.18%
5 - 9 units 5.29%
10 - 19 units 2.37%
20 - 49 units 0.65%
50 or more units 0.72%
Mobile homes 14.28%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.1%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 19973

Use car, track or Van 95.83%
Use public transportation 0.89%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 1.09%
Work at home 2.19%

School attendance in zip code 19973

Attent Preschool programs 2.62%
Attend Public School 15.51%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.78%
Attent graduate studies 0.64%
Not enrolled in school 77.45%

Highest school attainment in zip code 19973

Less then 9th grade 6.78%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 12.01%
High school diploma 41.08%
Some college, no degree 19.75%
Associate degree 8.06%
Bachelor's degree 10.23%
Graduate or professional degree 2.08%

Real Estate in zip code 19973

Housing occupied 86.71%
Housing vacant 13.29%
Housing occupied by owner 73.17%
Housing occupied by tenant 26.83%
Total Rented Units 2184
Median Contract Gross Rent $605
Median Gross Rent $786
Median Home Value $191,200

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 19973 median gross rent is 29.92% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 19973

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

Housing units in zip code 19973

Total housing units 9388
Detached housing units 68.62%
Attached housing units 2.68%
2 units 1.79%
3 - 4 units 2.76%
5 - 9 units 4.69%
10 - 19 units 2.26%
20 - 49 units 0.56%
50 or more units 0.63%
Mobile homes 15.92%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.09%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 19973

Total Real Estate Taxes $4,565,000
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $2,780,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,784,600

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Zip Codes Near 19973

Zip Code City County Distance
19956 Laurel Sussex 0.25 ml
19933 Bridgeville Sussex 2.7 ml
19958 Lewes Sussex 2.96 ml
19947 Georgetown Sussex 3.09 ml
19940 Delmar Sussex 3.57 ml
19971 Rehoboth Beach Sussex 3.85 ml
19968 Milton Sussex 3.85 ml
19963 Milford Sussex 5.56 ml
19941 Ellendale Sussex 5.67 ml
19966 Millsboro Sussex 7.19 ml