Zip Code 19979 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameViola
Zip Code StateDelaware
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kent
Area Code302
Current Population:632
Racial Majority:White 67.14%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$47340
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47950
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range43 - 43 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.05145500, -75.57445800

Zip Code 19979 Description

Zip Code 19979 is located in the state of Delaware in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19979 is primarily located in Kent County. The official US Postal Service name for 19979 is VIOLA, Delaware. Portions of zip code 19979 are contained within or border the city limits of Viola, DE, Woodside, DE, . The area code for zip code 19979 is 302. 19979 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Delaware.

The current unemployment level in 19979 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19979 increased to 632 from 592 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19979 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19979 public schools is . % of students in 19979 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 429 67.14% 529 -19%
 Black Or African American 86 13.46% 57 +51%
 Hispanic 117 18.31% 22 +432%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 2 0.31% 5 -60%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.78% 13 -62%

Zip Code 19979 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 19979 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population632592
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households241
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47340
Income Under $50K Per Year53.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.20%
19979 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Delaware District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$100000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$195000
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
Viola, DE
Woodside, DE
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 19979 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26273443536267655847383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758388867969584866
Avg Precip (In.)3.8834.313.444.183.613.974.384.273.373.243.545.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Dover, DE
CBSA Type19979
CBSA Population161048
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 19979
Caesar Rodney High SchoolKent
Lake Forest High SchoolKent
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 19979
Chipman Middle SchoolKent
Fifer Middle SchoolKent