New Castle, DE 19720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, DE 19720

Acceptable Alternative
Manor, DE 19720

Not Acceptable, USPS
Minquadale, DE 19720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,657
  • Single Family Addresses: 20,390
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,002
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.673, Longitude -75.595
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Castle, DE 19720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61,652
Population in Households 60,697
Population in Familes 49,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 955
Population Density1 1,547
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 22,046
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 15,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,716 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,330 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,477 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $194,890
Average Home Value $211,780


Median Household Income $53,694
Average Household Income $67,049
Per Capita Income $24,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.6%
Households 0.38% 0.56%
Families 0.23% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

New Castle, DE 19720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19720 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 17 75th
Diversity Index2 # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 39 42nd
Per Capita Income # 47 29th

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