Wilmington, DE 19806 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19806: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, DE 19806

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 448
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,819
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,079
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.76, Longitude -75.567
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wilmington, DE 19806 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,500
Population in Households 9,206
Population in Familes 4,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density1 7,407
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 5,479
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 1,750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,640 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,839 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $305,912
Average Home Value $365,634


Median Household Income $65,170
Average Household Income $99,523
Per Capita Income $58,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.42%
Households 0.04% 0.37%
Families -0.16% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Wilmington, DE 19806 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19806 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 # 34 49th
Population Density1 # 4 95th
Diversity Index2 # 42 37th
Median Household Income # 20 71st
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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