Zip Code 19970 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOcean View
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code302
Alternate Zip Code NamesCLARKSVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesOCEANVIEW
Current Population:6170
Racial Majority:White 91.05%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$62230
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87370
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 7 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.55372800, -75.10146300

Zip Code 19970 Description

Zip Code 19970 is located in the state of Delaware in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 19970 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 19970 is OCEAN VIEW, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19970 are contained within or border the city limits of Ocean View, DE, Millville, DE, and Bethany Beach, DE. The area code for zip code 19970 is 302. 19970 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19970 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 19970 increased to 6170 from 4481 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19970 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19970 public schools is White. 32% of students in 19970 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6094 91.05% 5816 +5%
 Black Or African American 54 0.81% 61 -11%
 Hispanic 293 4.38% 173 +69%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.22% 9 +67%
 Asian 75 1.12% 43 +74%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 58 2.42% 58 +179%

Zip Code 19970 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.8%
 Black Or African American 3.4%
 Hispanic 6.1%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 19970 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population61704481
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households2941
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$62230
Income Under $50K Per Year39.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.10%
19970 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$267571
Average Real Estate Sale Price$266133
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63d - Virginian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 19970 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293543536267666149403247
Avg Max Temp (°F)44465463728185847968594965
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.214.473.473.833.243.985.033.73.363.283.5445.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seaford, DE
CBSA Type19970
CBSA Population198469
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 19970
Indian River High SchoolSussex
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 19970
Selbyville Middle SchoolSussex
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 19970
Lord Baltimore Elementary SchoolSussex