Wilmington, DE 19806 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19806: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, DE 19806

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.76, Longitude -75.567
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 432
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,898
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,079
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,819

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Wilmington, DE 19806 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,519
Daytime Population: Workers 5,680
Daytime Population: Residents 4,150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,830
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 9,229
Population in Familes 4,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density2 7,518
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $67,733
Average Household Income $102,696
Per Capita Income $59,957


Total Housing Units 6,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,620 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,881 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 580 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $306,271
Average Home Value $369,160


Total Households 5,501
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 1,749
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% 0.03%
Households 0.17% 0.04%
Families -0.03% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Wilmington, DE 19806 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19806 to the other 65 ZIP Codes in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 35 48th
Population Density # 4 95th
Diversity Index # 43 35th
Median Household Income # 22 68th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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