Townsend, DE 19734 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19734: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Townsend, DE 19734

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blackbird, DE 19734

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 133
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,931
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.383, Longitude -75.665
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Townsend, DE 19734 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,764
Daytime Population: Workers 1,475
Daytime Population: Residents 6,664
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 13,412
Population in Familes 12,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 352
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $91,212
Average Household Income $103,963
Per Capita Income $33,716


Total Housing Units 4,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,931 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $331,337
Average Home Value $345,567


Total Households 4,379
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 3,655
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.82% 1.16%
Households 1.66% 1.17%
Families 1.61% 1.1%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Townsend, DE 19734 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19734 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 28 58th
Population Density # 50 25th
Diversity Index # 27 60th
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 22 68th

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