19956 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to LAUREL, DE 19956

19956 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Laurel, Delaware. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $187,400 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Seaford area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $48,974/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 19956 is $42,117.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 19956 earn an average of $30,233/year. Women earn only $19,922/year.

6,182 people in 19956 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 19956? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 24.6 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 7,451 men and 8,049 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 39.

To give you a sense of the community, 7,318 people (out of the 15,500 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 5,933 homes, and 282 businesses every day. 146 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

19956 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 39 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Pyongyang, North Korea!) and -76 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 26 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 15,500
  • White Population: 12,226
  • Black Population: 2,870
  • Hispanic Population: 737
  • Asian Population: 219
  • Hawaiian Population: 69
  • Indian Population: 198
  • Male Population: 7,451
  • Female Population: 8,049
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 39
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Delaware
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Seaford DE
  • County: Sussex
  • City: Laurel
  • Longitude: -75.6
  • Latitude: 38.6
  • Elevation: 26 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 302
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 5,950
  • Drive alone: 4,942
  • Carpool: 777
  • Public transit: 24
  • Ride bikes or walk: 146

  • Average commute time: 24.6 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 179
  •    5 - 9: 571
  •    10 - 14: 591
  •    15 - 19: 1,066
  •    20 - 24: 977
  •    25 - 29: 566
  •    30 - 34: 931
  •    35 - 39: 185
  •    40 - 44: 93
  •    45 - 59: 410
  •    60 - 89: 278
  •    90 plus: 103
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $187,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $46,917
  • Businesses: 254
  • Employees: 1,933
  • Annual Payroll: $51,497,000
  • Average Family Income: $48,974
  • Median Family Income: $38,680
  • Average Income for Men: $30,233
  • Average Income for Women: $19,922
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 005
  • State FIPS Code: 10

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Schools in 19956 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School
499 West Sixth Street
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6140
North Laurel Elementary School
300 Wilson Street
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6130
Middle Schools
Laurel Intermediate School
801 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6113
Laurel Middle School
801 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
High Schools
Laurel Senior High School
1133 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6120
Western Sussex Academy
815 Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6196

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In the 19956 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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