ZIP Code 19956 - Laurel Delaware

ZIP Code 19956 is located in Laurel Delaware. Portions of 19956 are also in Bethel. 19956 is entirely within Sussex County. Regionally, 19956 is located in the DELMARVA Region.

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ZIP Code 19956 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLaurel
Primary CountySussex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)15,822
Area Code(s)302
Current Time

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19956 Demographics

19956 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Delaware based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 19956 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 19956 is White. The current unemployment level in 19956 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density152 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,413
Percentage High Income Households0.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$51,171
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$398,380
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.34%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 46.86%

19956 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1110.7%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander170.11%

19956 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American321.34%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander60.25%

19956 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6457.89%
Bachelor Degree7619.31%
High School Diploma3,41941.82%
No High School Diploma1662.03%
GED or Alternate4905.99%
1 or More Years of College1,37516.82%
Associates Degree8079.87%
Masters Degree3744.57%
Professional Degree1051.28%
Doctorate Degree330.4%

19956 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 19956
RegionDELMARVA Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSalisbury, MD-DE
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area104 Square Miles

19956 Politics

Delaware State Senate Districts in 19956
Delaware State House of Representatives Districts in 19956

19956 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63f - Delmarva Uplands

19956 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536266655847383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)44475666758387858069594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.254.473.373.83.444.025.083.983.373.223.4445.43

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