Official Zip Code NameNew Castle
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code302
Alternate Zip Code NamesMANOR
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesMINQUADALE
Current Population:59250
Racial Majority:White 44.10%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 47.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.46%
Median Household Income$60326
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44092
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: New Castle
Elevation Range0 - 56 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.63758087, -75.62032318

Zip Code 19720 Description

Zip Code 19720 is located in the state of Delaware in the Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19720 is primarily located in New Castle County. The official US Postal Service name for 19720 is NEW CASTLE, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19720 are contained within or border the city limits of New Castle, DE, Wilmington Manor, DE, Delaware City, DE, Bear, DE, Wilmington, DE, Newport, DE, and Pennsville, NJ. The area code for zip code 19720 is 302. 19720 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19720 is 5.46% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19720 increased to 59250 from 55539 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19720 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19720 public schools is Black. 52.5% of students in 19720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 24965 41.27% 26142 -5%
 Black Or African American 23559 38.95% 22517 +5%
 Hispanic 8724 14.42% 7574 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.19% 134 -16%
 Asian 1708 2.82% 1458 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.03% 23 -9%
 Other Race 83 0.19% 83 +39%
 Two Or More Races 1319 2.13% 1319 -3%

Zip Code 19720 Race/Ethnicity

 White 28.6%
 Black Or African American 47.2%
 Hispanic 19.6%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 19720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5925055539
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households21373
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
52.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$60326
Income Under $50K Per Year40.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictDelaware 1
RepresentativeJohn Carney
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$159438
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152604
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.46%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.45%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.91%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 63f - Delmarva Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 19720 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342526166655846372845
Avg Max Temp (°F)40435263738286857866554564
Avg Precip (In.)3.512.8343.494.213.674.33.614.083.163.293.4943.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
CBSA Type19720
CBSA Population5890141
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours