Zip Code 19956 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLaurel
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code302
Current Population:15500
Racial Majority:White 79.51%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$46745
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47720
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range16 - 49 ft.
Area106 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.54445300, -75.53678100

Zip Code 19956 Description

Zip Code 19956 is located in the state of Delaware in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 19956 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 19956 is LAUREL, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19956 are contained within or border the city limits of Laurel, DE, Bethel, DE, . The area code for zip code 19956 is 302. 19956 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19956 is 4.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19956 increased to 15500 from 13451 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19956 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19956 public schools is White. 57% of students in 19956 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12293 79.51% 11622 +6%
 Black Or African American 2060 13.32% 2527 -18%
 Hispanic 724 4.68% 737 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 46 -100%
 Asian 53 0.34% 152 -65%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 28 0% 28 -100%
 Two Or More Races 381 2.13% 381 -13%

Zip Code 19956 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.3%
 Black Or African American 30.1%
 Hispanic 9.2%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 19956 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1550013451
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households5779
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46745
Income Under $50K Per Year53.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
19956 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
Related Maps: Map of All Delaware Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$200032
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134069
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
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 19956 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seaford, DE
CBSA Type19956
CBSA Population198469
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours