Zip Code 19946 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFrederica
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kent
Area Code302
Current Population:4420
Racial Majority:White 71.88%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$49531
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50350
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 13 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.03100000, -75.45060300

Zip Code 19946 Description

Zip Code 19946 is located in the state of Delaware in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19946 is primarily located in Kent County. The official US Postal Service name for 19946 is FREDERICA, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19946 are contained within or border the city limits of Riverview, DE, Frederica, DE, and Bowers, DE. The area code for zip code 19946 is 302. 19946 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19946 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19946 increased to 4420 from 3322 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19946 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19946 public schools is White. 53.1% of students in 19946 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3086 71.88% 3092 +-0%
 Black Or African American 813 18.94% 763 +7%
 Hispanic 211 4.91% 339 -38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.16% 15 -53%
 Asian 49 1.14% 44 +11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 15 0% 15 -100%
 Two Or More Races 150 2.96% 150 -15%

Zip Code 19946 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.9%
 Black Or African American 19.2%
 Hispanic 15.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.9%

Zip Code 19946 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population44203322
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households1694
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49531
Income Under $50K Per Year50.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
19946 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$195867
Average Real Estate Sale Price$140441
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
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 19946 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526267655846373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465565748387857969584866
Avg Precip (In.)3.953.074.413.464.123.453.844.464.193.423.263.5645.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Dover, DE
CBSA Type19946
CBSA Population161048
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 19946
Lake Forest High SchoolKent
Milford Senior High SchoolKent