ZIP Code 19973 - Seaford Delaware

ZIP Code 19973 is located in Seaford Delaware. Portions of 19973 are also in Blades. 19973 is entirely within Sussex County. Regionally, 19973 is located in the DELMARVA Region.

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ZIP Code 19973 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSeaford
Primary CountySussex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)26,070
Area Code(s)302
Current Time

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19973 Demographics

19973 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 19973 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 19973 is African American. The current unemployment level in 19973 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density330 People per Square Mile
Total Households8,140
Percentage High Income Households1.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$58,308
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$514,090
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.81%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 35.39%

19973 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American300.12%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

19973 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American40.13%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.03%

19973 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8676.87%
Bachelor Degree1,36410.8%
High School Diploma5,47843.39%
No High School Diploma2021.6%
GED or Alternate7275.76%
1 or More Years of College1,76713.99%
Associates Degree1,0758.51%
Masters Degree7916.26%
Professional Degree2782.2%
Doctorate Degree770.61%

19973 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 19973
RegionDELMARVA Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSalisbury, MD-DE
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area79 Square Miles

19973 Politics

Delaware State Senate Districts in 19973
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19973 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

19973 Annual Climate Data

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

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