Newark, DE 19702 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19702: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, DE 19702

Acceptable Alternative
Christiana, DE 19702

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,011
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,825
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,753
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.605, Longitude -75.746
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, DE 19702 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,832
Population in Households 52,703
Population in Familes 43,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 1,899
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 19,313
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 13,466
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,482 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,831 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,005 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $247,337
Average Home Value $267,463


Median Household Income $69,866
Average Household Income $85,199
Per Capita Income $31,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.78%
Households 0.63% 0.75%
Families 0.48% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newark, DE 19702 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19702 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 98th
Population Density1 # 15 78th
Diversity Index2 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 15 78th
Per Capita Income # 26 62nd

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