Newark, DE 19717 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, DE 19717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 46
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.714, Longitude -75.74
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, DE 19717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,092
Population in Households 609
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,483
Population Density1 18,705
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $295,000
Average Home Value $318,137


Median Household Income $54,252
Average Household Income $74,542
Per Capita Income $17,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 0.32%
Households 0.19% 0.46%
Families 0.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   -0.03%
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 19717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19717 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 # 47 29th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 49 26th
Median Household Income # 37 45th
Per Capita Income # 62 6th

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