Delaware City, DE 19706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Delaware City, DE 19706

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.571, Longitude -75.598
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Delaware City, DE 19706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,522
Population in Households 1,522
Population in Familes 1,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,024
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 403 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $201,619
Average Home Value $195,844


Median Household Income $59,716
Average Household Income $68,659
Per Capita Income $26,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.58%
Households 0.35% 0.57%
Families 0.12% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Delaware City, DE 19706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19706 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 # 52 22nd
Population Density1 # 21 69th
Diversity Index2 # 44 34th
Median Household Income # 27 60th
Per Capita Income # 34 49th

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