Zip Code 19968 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMilton
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code302
Current Population:9549
Racial Majority:White 79.98%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$49796
Average Adjusted Gross Income$73570
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 46 ft.
Area63 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.77296400, -75.28540600

Zip Code 19968 Description

Zip Code 19968 is located in the state of Delaware in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 19968 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 19968 is MILTON, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19968 are contained within or border the city limits of Milton, DE, Lewes, DE, . The area code for zip code 19968 is 302. 19968 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19968 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19968 increased to 9549 from 6552 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19968 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19968 public schools is White. 47.4% of students in 19968 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7107 79.98% 7596 -6%
 Black Or African American 1299 14.62% 1108 +17%
 Hispanic 308 3.47% 568 -46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.25% 61 -64%
 Asian 97 1.09% 70 +39%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 135 0.6% 135 -61%

Zip Code 19968 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.4%
 Black Or African American 18.3%
 Hispanic 20.9%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 19968 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population95496552
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households3889
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
47.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49796
Income Under $50K Per Year50.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.30%
19968 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$367688
Average Real Estate Sale Price$183904
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 19968 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26273543536267655947383146
Avg Max Temp (°F)44465464748286857968584966
Avg Precip (In.)3.993.154.453.473.913.283.935.13.883.413.263.5345.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seaford, DE
CBSA Type19968
CBSA Population198469
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 19968
Cape Henlopen High SchoolSussex
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 19968
Mariner Middle SchoolSussex
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 19968
Brittingham Elementary SchoolSussex
Milton Elementary SchoolSussex