Middletown, DE 19709 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19709: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middletown, DE 19709

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 892
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,055
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.489, Longitude -75.685
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Middletown, DE 19709 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,941
Population in Households 38,789
Population in Familes 34,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density1 481
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 12,806
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 10,406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,777 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,029 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $333,086
Average Home Value $344,971


Median Household Income $92,274
Average Household Income $110,215
Per Capita Income $36,342
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.77% 1.41%
Households 1.67% 1.39%
Families 1.62% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Middletown, DE 19709 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19709 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 # 7 91st
Population Density1 # 32 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 23 66th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 19 72nd

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