Ocean View, DE 19970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean View, DE 19970

Acceptable Alternative
Clarksville, DE 19970
Millville, DE 19970

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oceanview, DE 19970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 302
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,636
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.555, Longitude -75.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ocean View, DE 19970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,692
Population in Households 6,689
Population in Familes 5,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 704
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 3,110
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 2,029
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,570 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,140 (57.1%)
Median Home Value $362,818
Average Home Value $409,747


Median Household Income $63,124
Average Household Income $86,672
Per Capita Income $40,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.42% 2.22%
Households 1.97% 1.99%
Families 1.87% 1.93%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Ocean View, DE 19970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19970 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 # 42 37th
Population Density1 # 28 58th
Diversity Index2 # 62 6th
Median Household Income # 22 68th
Per Capita Income # 13 82nd

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