19720 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to NEW CASTLE, DE 19720

19720 is a rural zip code in New Castle, Delaware. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $196,000 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $58,695/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 19720 is $52,059.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 19720 earn an average of $34,966/year. Women earn only $25,387/year.

26,815 people in 19720 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 19720? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 22.8 minutes.

The median age here is 37. There are 28,259 men and 30,991 women. The median age for men is 35 while for women the median age is 38.

To give you a sense of the community, 29,156 people (out of the 59,250 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 21,629 homes, and 1,396 businesses every day. 331 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

19720 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 40 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Ankara, Turkey!) and -76 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 74 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 59,250
  • White Population: 30,677
  • Black Population: 24,393
  • Hispanic Population: 7,574
  • Asian Population: 1,751
  • Hawaiian Population: 95
  • Indian Population: 602
  • Male Population: 28,259
  • Female Population: 30,991
  • Median Age: 37
  • Median Age of Males: 35
  • Median Age of Females: 38
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Delaware
  • CSA Name: Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
  • County: New Castle
  • City: New Castle
  • Longitude: -75.6
  • Latitude: 39.7
  • Elevation: 75 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 302
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 26,432
  • Drive alone: 21,514
  • Carpool: 3,422
  • Public transit: 897
  • Ride bikes or walk: 331

  • Average commute time: 22.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 578
  •    5 - 9: 2,379
  •    10 - 14: 3,958
  •    15 - 19: 5,526
  •    20 - 24: 5,227
  •    25 - 29: 1,921
  •    30 - 34: 3,155
  •    35 - 39: 429
  •    40 - 44: 532
  •    45 - 59: 1,374
  •    60 - 89: 886
  •    90 plus: 467
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $196,000
  • Average Annual Household Income: $53,388
  • Businesses: 1,353
  • Employees: 30,417
  • Annual Payroll: $1,347,601,000
  • Average Family Income: $58,695
  • Median Family Income: $46,669
  • Average Income for Men: $34,966
  • Average Income for Women: $25,387
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 003
  • State FIPS Code: 10

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Schools in 19720 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Castle Hills Elementary School
502 Moores Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2915
Colwyck Elementary School
12 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 429-4085
Downie (Carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2926
Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School
28 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 429-4073
Mccullough (Calvin R.) Elementary School
29 Chase Avenue
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 429-4000
Pleasantville Elementary School
16 Pleasant Street
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2935
Southern Elementary School
795 Cox Neck Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 832-6300
Wilmington Manor Elementary School
200 East Roosevelt Avenue
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2901
Middle Schools
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School
801 Cox Neck Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 832-6280
New Castle Middle School
903 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2880
Read (George) Middle School
314 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2760
High Schools
Baylor Womens Correctional Institution
660 Baylor Boulevard
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 577-3004
Multiple Alternative Program
626 Wilmington Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 322-1718
Penn (William) High School
713 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 323-2800
Other Schools
Leach (John G.) School
Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 429-4055
Northeast Treatment Center
Community Plaza
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 325-6508
Terry Childrens Psychiatric Center
10 Central Avenue
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 577-4270
Other Schools
Family Foundations Academy
Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 383-0332
Pencader Business And Finance Charter High School
170 Lukens Drive
New Castle, DE 19720
Wrangle Hill Elementary School
Wrangle Hill Road
New Castle, DE 19720

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In the 19720 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.state.de.us/dsp/sexoff/index.htm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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