Milford, DE 19963 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19963: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milford, DE 19963

Not Acceptable, USPS
Slaughter Beach, DE 19963

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 884
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,830
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 201
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.903, Longitude -75.432
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 19963 has segments in 2 Counties (Kent, Sussex).

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Milford, DE 19963 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,766
Population in Households 20,490
Population in Familes 16,619
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 7,980
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 5,442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,481 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,499 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,136 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $225,713
Average Home Value $259,720


Median Household Income $52,535
Average Household Income $65,187
Per Capita Income $25,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.62%
Households 1.04% 1.47%
Families 0.97% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Milford, DE 19963 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19963 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 # 18 74th
Population Density1 # 45 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 74th
Median Household Income # 45 32nd
Per Capita Income # 43 35th

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