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19956 Zip Code (Laurel, DE) Detailed Profile



City: Laurel, DE (2.92%)
County: Sussex County, DE
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 15,591
Zip code population in 2010: 15,500
Zip code population in 2000: 13,451

Houses and condos: 6,518
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,509
% of renters here:

26%
State:

29%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 19956: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 101.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 154 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19956
Zip code 19956 (Laurel, Delaware) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.4% ($661)
Delaware:

0.5% ($1,319)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $715 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $573 (0.3%)

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Males: 7,073  (45.4%)
Females: 8,518  (54.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 19956:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19956:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Zip code 19956 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19956

  • Zip code 19956 races chart
    • 11,622White population
    • 2,527Black population
    • 46American Indian population
    • 152Asian population
    • 7Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 28Some other race population
    • 381Two or more races population
    • 737Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,167
Rural population: 8,423

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $172,300
19956:

$172,300
Delaware:

$240,200



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 81 registered sex offenders living in 19956 zip code as of April 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 19956 to the number of sex offenders is 150 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.8 years
Delaware median age:

39.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Delaware:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19956, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,404 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,404
State:

$61,157

Salary/wage: $35,150 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$35,150
State:

$50,642
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.8% for AGIs below $25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,209 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,209
Delaware:

$1,571
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,279 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,279
State:

$6,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,477 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,477
State:

+$11,439
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,531 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,531
State:

+$12,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,782 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
19956:

$10,782
Delaware:

$16,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,803 (23% of AGI, reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,803
State:

$23,216

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,575 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,575
State:

$3,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,582 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
19956:

$4,582
State:

$8,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,467 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,467
State:

$2,231
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.0%
Here:

53%
State:

47%
(% for various income ranges: 48.2% for AGIs below $25k, 49.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19956, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,112 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,112
State:

$54,038

Salary/wage: $31,151 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,151
State:

$44,625
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 103.6% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 34.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,559 (reported on 33.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,559
Delaware:

$1,734
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,213 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,213
State:

$5,362
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,883 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,883
State:

+$17,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,193 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$6,193
State:

+$12,191
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$354 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here +$354
State -$1,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,833 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
19956:

$2,833
Delaware:

$3,027
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,625 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$8,625
Delaware:

$15,466

Total itemized deductions: $16,052 (22% of AGI, reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,052
State:

$19,441

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

19.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,321 (4% of AGI, reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,321
State:

$3,727

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,671 (reported on 71.2% of returns)
19956:

$6,671
State:

$8,958
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,921 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,921
State:

$1,733

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.6%
Here:

65%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 55.5% for AGIs below $10k, 66.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$47,393
Delaware:

$61,255
Laurel, DE (19956) map Nearest zip codes: 19940, 19931, 21875, 19973, 19947, 21849.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.0%
Delaware:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.6%
Delaware:

7.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,215
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,579


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 161 (52 now married, 109 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,728 (1,583 now married, 2,145 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19956 with a mortgage: 2,532 (47 second mortgage, 225 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,753

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,169
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

12.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19956: Shell Bridge (A), Mumford Manor (B), Dickerson Manor (C), Cherry Walk (D), Ellis Wharf (E), Delmarva Christian Camp (F), Laurel Fire Department Incorporated (G), Laurel Police Department (H), Laurel Town Hall (I), Laurel Public Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Route 13 Market Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 19956 include: Bethesda Church (A), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Epworth Fellowship Church (D), Portsville Church (E), Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church (F), Christ Evangelical Church (G), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (H), Trinity Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: New Mount Zion Methodist Cemetery (1), Mount Zion Cemetery (2), Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Laurel Hill Cemetery (4), Ralphs Hill Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Raccoon Pond (A), Pepper Pond (B), Records Pond (C), Portsville Millpond (D), Horseys Pond (E), Chipman Pond (F), Wileys Pond (G), Trussum Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holly Branch (A), Hitch Pond Branch (B), Turkey Branch (C), Grays Branch (D), Gordon Branch (E), Gill Branch (F), Elliott Pond Branch (G), Dukes Ditch (H), Thompson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 19956 include: Nanticoke Park Wildlife Area (1), Phillips Landing Recreation Area (2), Trap Pond State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 172Built 2010 to 2013
  • 1,450Built 2000 to 2009
  • 1,337Built 1990 to 1999
  • 812Built 1980 to 1989
  • 740Built 1970 to 1979
  • 490Built 1960 to 1969
  • 452Built 1950 to 1959
  • 238Built 1940 to 1949
  • 827Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 19956 population

Zip code 19956 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurel, DE (19956)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 2,7733 bedrooms
  • 6874 bedrooms
  • 1415+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19956 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurel, DE (19956)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1531 bedroom
  • 5382 bedrooms
  • 6663 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19956 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel, DE (19956) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 105no vehicle
  • 1,1031 vehicle
  • 1,8832 vehicles
  • 7993 vehicles
  • 2574 vehicles
  • 1385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19956 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel, DE (19956) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 165no vehicle
  • 5891 vehicle
  • 6322 vehicles
  • 723 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19956 population

  • Zip code 19956 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 19956 household income distribution in 2015
  • 444Less than $10,000
  • 186$10,000 to $14,999
  • 343$15,000 to $19,999
  • 331$20,000 to $24,999
  • 354$25,000 to $29,999
  • 290$30,000 to $34,999
  • 370$35,000 to $39,999
  • 356$40,000 to $44,999
  • 437$45,000 to $49,999
  • 637$50,000 to $59,999
  • 512$60,000 to $74,999
  • 719$75,000 to $99,999
  • 360$100,000 to $124,999
  • 207$125,000 to $149,999
  • 155$150,000 to $199,999
  • 93$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19956

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19956
  • 135Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 106$15,000 to $19,999
  • 62$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 61$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $49,999
  • 65$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 115$70,000 to $79,999
  • 49$80,000 to $89,999
  • 34$90,000 to $99,999
  • 435$100,000 to $124,999
  • 333$125,000 to $149,999
  • 636$150,000 to $174,999
  • 414$175,000 to $199,999
  • 568$200,000 to $249,999
  • 422$250,000 to $299,999
  • 418$300,000 to $399,999
  • 98$400,000 to $499,999
  • 83$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4$750,000 to $999,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 54$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19956

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19956
  • 20Less than $100
  • 80$100 to $149
  • 61$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 113$300 to $349
  • 51$350 to $399
  • 38$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 90$500 to $549
  • 58$550 to $599
  • 82$600 to $649
  • 209$650 to $699
  • 68$700 to $749
  • 66$750 to $799
  • 211$800 to $899
  • 13$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 216No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $867.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $185,839.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $193,615
  • Black or African American householders: $165,589
  • Some other race householders: $128,287
  • Two or more races householders: $394,730
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $137,168

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $172,300
19956:

$172,300
Delaware:

$240,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,100 - $252,300

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $218,556
Townhouses or other attached units: $167,018
Mobile homes: $73,301

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,790
  • One, attached: 115
  • Two: 95
  • 3 or 4: 175
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 128
  • 50 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 997

Unemployment: 10.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19956

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19956
  • 87.0%6,214Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%542Carpooled
  • 0.6%44Walked
  • 2.5%180Other means
  • 2.2%160Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19956

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19956
  • 343Less than 5 minutes
  • 4945 to 9 minutes
  • 51510 to 14 minutes
  • 96515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,21720 to 24 minutes
  • 52025 to 29 minutes
  • 1,18630 to 34 minutes
  • 25435 to 39 minutes
  • 33740 to 44 minutes
  • 61645 to 59 minutes
  • 39260 to 89 minutes
  • 14190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,563
  • In family households: 13,399 (2,079 male householders, 2,055 female householders)
    2,829 spouses, 4,602 children (4,222 natural, 64 adopted, 318 stepchildren), 858 grandchildren, 132 brothers or sisters, 130 parents, 167 other relatives, 424 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,164 (718 male householders (445 living alone)), 942 female householders (834 living alone)), 504 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 28 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,838 2-persons, 1,058 3-persons, 735 4-persons, 307 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,279 1-person, 335 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 11 4-persons

1,636 married couples with children.
1,321 single-parent households (334 men, 987 women).

93.5% of residents of 19956 zip code speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 14% well, 23% not well, 11% not at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (37% very well, 38% well, 19% not well, 7% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% very well, 64% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 633 (4.1%)
(49.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 40%Grenada
  • 15%El Salvador
  • 10%Thailand
  • 6%France
  • 4%Ecuador
  • 2%Colombia
  • 2%Japan

Most common first ancestries reported in 19956 (%)

  • 21%English
  • 16%American
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%German
  • 3%Haitian
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%Dutch

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 412010 or later
  • 1912000 to 2009
  • 2631990 to 1999
  • 310Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 19956 population

Zip code 19956 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COLONIAL ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (211 NORTH DUAL HIGHWAY in LAUREL, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2001-0062, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; OPERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MOBILE HOME SITES
    Alternative names: COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT INC. - CO, COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT INC., COLONIAL ESTATES M.H.P, COLONIAL ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARKWAY
  • LAUREL WATER DEPARTMENT (OLD SAILOR ROAD in LAUREL, DE)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-DE0000597 2T, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: LAUREL STP
  • LAUREL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1133 SOUTH CENTRAL AVENUE in LAUREL, DE)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-756
    Organizations: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTH LAUREL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (300 WILSON STREET in LAUREL, DE)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-752
    Organizations: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GEORGETOWN CHARTER SCHOOL (12108 COUNTY SEAT HIGHWAY in LAUREL, DE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-580
  • LAUREL MIDDLE SCHOOL (801 SOUTH CENTRAL AVENUE in LAUREL, DE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-754
    Organizations: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (499 WEST SIXTH STREET in LAUREL, DE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-753
    Organizations: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SUSSEX COUNTY LANDFILL NO. 5 (BETWEEN CNTY RD 494, CNTY RD 497, SH 24 in LAUREL, DE)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1996-0209, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Alternative names: LAUREL LANDFILL *, SUSSEX CO LANDFILL #5, SUSSEX COUNTY LANDFILL # 5
  • WESTERN SUSSEX ACADEMY ILC (815 CENTRAL AVENUE in LAUREL, DE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-765
    Organizations: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BRIARWOOD MANOR INC (HARBESON RD in LAUREL, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0612, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION,
  • LOWES TRAILER PARK SYS (#2 CHIPMAN POND RD in LAUREL, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1999-0183, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION,
    Business SIC classification: FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKETS; RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS AND CAMPSITES
  • LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT (815 CENTRAL AVE. in LAUREL, DE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: LAUREL MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • LAUREL S.D. (1160 S CENTRAL AVE in LAUREL, DE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Alternative names: LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICCT, LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Zip code 19956 marital status for males
Zip code 19956 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Electricity
  • 18%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10%Utility gas
  • 3%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 9,283. Population change in the 1990s: +4,168 (+44.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,746
  • Northeast: 1,988
  • Midwest: 471
  • South: 4,426
  • West: 155

60% of the 19956 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Delaware.

91% of the 19956 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 103
Here:

5.9%
Delaware:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

4.4%
Delaware:

10.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 63
Here:

9.1%
Delaware:

14.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 73,173Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 55,278Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,250Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 52,159Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 51,500Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 50,605Management occupations
Note: State values scaled to 19956 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • W B VENABLES AND SONS INC (MECHANIC ST in LAUREL, DE)
    -$10,080 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Family Housing Facilities. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2001-08-01. Completion date: 1999-08-15.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 4 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (50-99: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Accounting Services (50-99: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 5-9: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 19956 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12672.3 years
John9273.7 years
Mary8681.1 years
James7871.3 years
Charles6674.7 years
George6372.9 years
Robert5169.4 years
Helen4176.4 years
Elizabeth3376.5 years
Margaret3274.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 19956 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hastings6174.7 years
Elliott4576.5 years
Whaley4276.8 years
Smith3769.4 years
Oneal3671.8 years
Hitchens3475.0 years
West3274.9 years
Brown3273.0 years
Johnson3069.9 years
Phillips2979.7 years
Businesses in zip code 19956
NameCountNameCount
Curves1La-Z-Boy1
Domino's Pizza1Lane Furniture1
Dunkin Donuts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
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