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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 19979

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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
719
People
Population Density
The population density figure in Zip Code 19979 is 356 people per square mile, which is lower 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 19979 is 6, which is higher than the state figure of 5
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Median Household Income
The median household income figure in Zip Code 19979 is $80,025, which is higher than the state figure of $68,287
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Poverty Rate
The poverty rate percent in Zip Code 19979 is 5%, which is lower than the state percent of 11%
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Population By Race

for Zip Code 19979

2019

Race
Total Count
% of Population
White
62787%
Black
568%
Two or more races
294%
Asian
71%
Native american
00%
Other race
00%
Pacific islander
00%
Total
719100%

Population By Ethnicity

for Zip Code 19979

2019

Ethnicity
Total Count
% of Population
Non hispanic
62787%
Hispanic
9213%
Total
719100%

Population By Age

for Zip Code 19979

2019

Age
Total Count
% of Population
Under 18
11716%
Between 18 and 65
44261%
Over 65
16022%
Total
719100%