Zip Code 19947 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGeorgetown
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code302
Current Population:18799
Racial Majority:White 59.45%
Public School Racial Majority:White 42%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$48893
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48570
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range26 - 49 ft.
Area121 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.67203600, -75.39657400

Zip Code 19947 Description

Zip Code 19947 is located in the state of Delaware in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 19947 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 19947 is GEORGETOWN, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19947 are contained within or border the city limits of Georgetown, DE, Millsboro, DE, . The area code for zip code 19947 is 302. 19947 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19947 is 4.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19947 increased to 18799 from 15525 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19947 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19947 public schools is White. 48.8% of students in 19947 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10967 59.45% 10984 +-0%
 Black Or African American 2359 12.79% 2586 -9%
 Hispanic 4680 25.37% 4751 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.15% 69 -59%
 Asian 90 0.49% 127 -29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 37 0.56% 37 +178%
 Two Or More Races 242 1.19% 242 -9%

Zip Code 19947 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42%
 Black Or African American 12.5%
 Hispanic 40.1%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 19947 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1879915525
Male Population53.70%
Female Population46.30%
Total Households5746
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$48893
Income Under $50K Per Year50.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.20%
19947 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$242564
Average Real Estate Sale Price$3500000
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 19947 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526166645846373045
Avg Max Temp (°F)44465565748287857968584866
Avg Precip (In.)3.973.164.53.433.893.343.745.283.963.43.253.4445.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seaford, DE
CBSA Type19947
CBSA Population198469
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours