Dagsboro, DE 19939 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19939: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dagsboro, DE 19939

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.555, Longitude -75.219
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 185
  • PO Box Addresses: 172
  • Residential Addresses: 3,197
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,116

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

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Dagsboro, DE 19939 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,442
Daytime Population: Workers 1,741
Daytime Population: Residents 3,906
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,647
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 7,439
Population in Familes 6,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 296
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $58,624
Average Household Income $69,600
Per Capita Income $28,477


Total Housing Units 3,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,488 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 556 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 767 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $360,932


Total Households 3,044
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,250
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 2.74% 2.11%
Households 2.66% 2.04%
Families 2.65% 2.03%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Dagsboro, DE 19939 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19939 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 # 40 40th
Population Density # 41 38th
Diversity Index # 52 22nd
Median Household Income # 36 46th
Per Capita Income # 29 57th

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