Wilmington, DE 19802 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19802: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, DE 19802

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.755, Longitude -75.531
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 554
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,730
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,905
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,825

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

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  1. 19802 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 19802 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Wilmington, DE 19802 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,283
Population in Households 25,388
Population in Familes 19,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,895
Population Density2 6,075
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $43,802
Average Household Income $61,797
Per Capita Income $24,174


Total Housing Units 11,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,086 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,162 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,487 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $162,782
Average Home Value $181,031


Total Households 10,248
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,026
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 0.51% 0.28%
Households 0.52% 0.3%
Families 0.28% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Wilmington, DE 19802 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19802 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 # 12 83rd
Population Density # 4 95th
Diversity Index # 35 48th
Median Household Income # 63 5th
Per Capita Income # 53 20th

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