Dagsboro, DE 19939 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19939: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dagsboro, DE 19939

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 185
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,015
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 77
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.555, Longitude -75.219
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dagsboro, DE 19939 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,250
Population in Households 7,245
Population in Familes 6,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 289
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 2,931
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,167
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,416 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 515 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 881 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $306,652
Average Home Value $370,778


Median Household Income $56,612
Average Household Income $68,473
Per Capita Income $27,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.85% 2.76%
Households 2.48% 2.54%
Families 2.43% 2.52%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Dagsboro, DE 19939 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19939 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 # 40 40th
Population Density1 # 42 37th
Diversity Index2 # 53 20th
Median Household Income # 33 51st
Per Capita Income # 30 55th

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