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Population Data

Population Data

Disparities and gaps frequently reveal themselves geographically, and efforts to address inequities benefit from local-scale data and strategies. The Data Center provides summary demographics at the state and zip code levels.

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Demographics

for Zip Code 19702

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Demographic data describes the socioeconomic makeup of a particular area, from characteristics such as race, ethnicity, and age to measures of wealth. Understanding demographic diversity within Zip codes and across the state is key to establishing the context of equity and inclusion challenges in Delaware.


Population Total
55,537
People
Population Density
The population density figure in Zip Code 19702 is 1,963 people per square mile, which is higher than the state figure of 491 people per square mile
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State Area Deprivation Index
The state area deprivation index figure in Zip Code 19702 is 5, which is equal to the state figure of 5
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Median Household Income
The median household income figure in Zip Code 19702 is $80,419, which is higher than the state figure of $68,287
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Poverty Rate
The poverty rate percent in Zip Code 19702 is 8%, which is lower than the state percent of 11%
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Population By Race

for Zip Code 19702

2019

Race
Total Count
% of Population
White
30,16254%
Black
15,88529%
Asian
5,92411%
Two or more races
1,9343%
Other race
1,5123%
Native american
1010%
Pacific islander
190%
Total
55,537100%

Population By Ethnicity

for Zip Code 19702

2019

Ethnicity
Total Count
% of Population
Non hispanic
47,98486%
Hispanic
7,55314%
Total
55,537100%

Population By Age

for Zip Code 19702

2019

Age
Total Count
% of Population
Under 18
13,58024%
Between 18 and 65
36,87866%
Over 65
5,0799%
Total
55,537100%