Wilmington, DE 19808 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19808: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, DE 19808

Acceptable Alternative
Marshallton, DE 19808

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Castle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.732, Longitude -75.669
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,110
  • PO Box Addresses: 231
  • Residential Addresses: 16,455
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,520
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,935

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

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Wilmington, DE 19808 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,076
Daytime Population: Workers 16,535
Daytime Population: Residents 18,743
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,278
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 39,286
Population in Familes 31,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 790
Population Density2 2,946
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $72,836
Average Household Income $90,977
Per Capita Income $37,282


Total Housing Units 17,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,442 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,764 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 870 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $264,520
Average Home Value $279,214


Total Households 16,206
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 10,460
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 0.41% 0.09%
Households 0.36% 0.13%
Families 0.24% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Wilmington, DE 19808 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19808 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 # 7 91st
Population Density # 9 88th
Diversity Index # 25 63rd
Median Household Income # 18 74th
Per Capita Income # 17 75th

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