Zip Code 19938 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameClayton
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kent
Secondary County: New Castle
Area Code302
Current Population:8357
Racial Majority:White 82.2%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$53289
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63330
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time33.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range23 - 49 ft.
Area49 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.25559400, -75.69778200

Zip Code 19938 Description

Zip Code 19938 is located in the state of Delaware in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19938 is primarily located in Kent County. Portions of 19938 are also located in New Castle County. The official US Postal Service name for 19938 is CLAYTON, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19938 are contained within or border the city limits of Clayton, DE, Kenton, DE, and Smyrna, DE. The area code for zip code 19938 is 302. 19938 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19938 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19938 increased to 8357 from 5819 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19938 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19938 public schools is White. 19.4% of students in 19938 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7582 82.2% 6847 +11%
 Black Or African American 955 10.35% 915 +4%
 Hispanic 392 4.25% 360 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.44% 37 +11%
 Asian 41 0.44% 42 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 10 0.29% 10 +170%
 Two Or More Races 145 2.02% 145 +28%

Zip Code 19938 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.3%
 Black Or African American 20.7%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 19938 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population83575819
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households2940
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$53289
Income Under $50K Per Year46.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
19938 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$238981
Average Real Estate Sale Price$171838
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63f - Delmarva Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 19938 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526166655846373045
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465565758387867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.582.834.093.444.173.744.043.914.213.373.273.4944.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Dover, DE
CBSA Type19938
CBSA Population161048
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 19938
Smyrna High SchoolKent
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 19938
Clayton Elementary SchoolKent
Sunnyside Elementary SchoolKent