Zip Code 19973 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeaford
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code302
Current Population:23838
Racial Majority:White 64.58%
Public School Racial Majority:White 42.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$42608
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50900
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range10 - 46 ft.
Area79 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.64025600, -75.61190500

Zip Code 19973 Description

Zip Code 19973 is located in the state of Delaware in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 19973 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 19973 is SEAFORD, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19973 are contained within or border the city limits of Seaford, DE, Blades, DE, . The area code for zip code 19973 is 302. 19973 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19973 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 19973 increased to 23838 from 21416 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19973 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19973 public schools is White. 59.2% of students in 19973 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15014 64.58% 15369 -2%
 Black Or African American 5723 24.62% 5521 +4%
 Hispanic 1632 7.02% 1953 -16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.18% 88 -52%
 Asian 310 1.33% 316 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 63 0.2% 63 -25%
 Two Or More Races 520 2.07% 520 -8%

Zip Code 19973 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.1%
 Black Or African American 36.2%
 Hispanic 14.7%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 19973 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2383821416
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households8968
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$42608
Income Under $50K Per Year56.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.90%
19973 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$281913
Average Real Estate Sale Price$72000
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 19973 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26273442526166645846383045
Avg Max Temp (°F)44475566758387868069594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.963.214.443.393.863.433.935.0643.363.223.4345.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seaford, DE
CBSA Type19973
CBSA Population198469
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours