Newark, DE 19702 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19702: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, DE 19702

Acceptable Alternative
Christiana, DE 19702

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.605, Longitude -75.746
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,062
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 20,815
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,971
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,844

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 19702 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 19702 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Newark, DE 19702 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 54,756
Population in Households 54,634
Population in Familes 45,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 1,960
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $71,067
Average Household Income $87,186
Per Capita Income $31,826


Total Housing Units 20,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,612 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,341 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 906 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $257,388
Average Home Value $274,760


Total Households 19,953
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 13,881
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.58%
Households 0.8% 0.58%
Families 0.64% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Newark, DE 19702 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19702 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 14 80th
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 17 75th
Per Capita Income # 26 62nd

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