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19970 Zip Code (Ocean View, DE) Detailed Profile




Cities: Ocean View, DE (17.29%), Millville, DE (1.55%)
County: Sussex County, DE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 8,597
Zip code population in 2010: 6,170
Zip code population in 2000: 4,481

Houses and condos: 8,302
Renter-occupied apartments: 531
% of renters here:

13%
State:

30%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 19970: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 9.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 888 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19970
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3% ($1,303)
Delaware:

0.6% ($1,470)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,312 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,289 (0.3%)

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Males: 4,062  (47.3%)
Females: 4,535  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 19970:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19970:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Zip code 19970 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 19970 (2019)
    • 5,81694.3%White
    • 1732.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 611.0%Black
    • 580.9%Two or more races
    • 430.7%Asian
    • 100.2%Some other race
    • 90.1%American Indian
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Urban population: 6,254
Rural population: 2,342

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $375,622
19970:

$375,622
Delaware:

$261,700



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 19970 zip code as of May 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 19970 is 989 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

61.6 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19970, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $65,474 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$65,474
State:

$61,157

Salary/wage: $44,041 (reported on 65.9% of returns)
Here:

$44,041
State:

$50,642
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 38.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 37.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,820 (reported on 51.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,820
Delaware:

$1,571
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,618 (reported on 35.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,618
State:

$6,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,782 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,782
State:

+$11,439
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,145 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$19,145
State:

+$12,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,974 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
19970:

$17,974
Delaware:

$16,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,450 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
19970:

$20,450
Delaware:

$22,611

Total itemized deductions: $25,085 (22% of AGI, reported on 38.2% of returns)
Here:

$25,085
State:

$23,216

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

19.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.0% for AGIs below $25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,959 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,959
State:

$3,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,373 (reported on 37.9% of returns)
19970:

$7,373
State:

$8,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,878 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,878
State:

$2,231
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.6%
Here:

51%
State:

47%
(% for various income ranges: 38.5% for AGIs below $25k, 45.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 69.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19970, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $54,106 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,106
State:

$54,038

Salary/wage: $37,566 (reported on 67.7% of returns)
Here:

$37,566
State:

$44,625
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 114.1% for AGIs below $10k, 49.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,266 (reported on 59.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,266
Delaware:

$1,734
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,763 (reported on 39.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,763
State:

$5,362
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,619 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

+$14,619
State:

+$17,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,066 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$20,066
State:

+$12,191
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.5% for AGIs below $10k, 6.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,504 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
19970:

$3,504
Delaware:

$3,027
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $17,371 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,371
Delaware:

$15,466

Total itemized deductions: $19,424 (21% of AGI, reported on 39.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,424
State:

$19,441

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

19.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.8% for AGIs below $10k, 19.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,620 (3% of AGI, reported on 36.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,620
State:

$3,727

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,776 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
19970:

$8,776
State:

$8,958
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,441 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,441
State:

$1,733

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.9%
Here:

63%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 55.6% for AGIs below $10k, 58.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$75,100
Delaware:

$70,176
Ocean View, DE (19970) map Nearest zip codes: 19967, 19930, 19944, 19939, 19975, 19971.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

30.8%
Delaware:

43.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.4%
Delaware:

47.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 149
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,841


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 90 (22 now married, 66 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 902 (527 now married, 369 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19970 with a mortgage: 2,093 (33 second mortgage, 248 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,343

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,726
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $534

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.0%
Whole state:

11.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19970: Sandy Cove Camping (A), Bear Trap Dunes Golf Course (B), Bethany Bay Golf Course (C), Ocean View Police Department (D), Millville Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Creekside Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 19970 include: Church of Christ (A), Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Ocean View Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Banks Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Swamps: Broken Marshes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Derrickson Ditch (A), White Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 19970: West Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,6382014 or later
  • 7322010 to 2013
  • 3,1542000 to 2009
  • 1,1581990 to 1999
  • 9641980 to 1989
  • 4801970 to 1979
  • 3651960 to 1969
  • 631950 to 1959
  • 561940 to 1949
  • 1931939 or earlier

Zip code 19970 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ocean View, DE (19970)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ocean View, DE (19970)
  • 5no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 3482 bedrooms
  • 1,7963 bedrooms
  • 1,0104 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocean View, DE (19970)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocean View, DE (19970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1362 bedrooms
  • 2843 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean View, DE (19970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean View, DE (19970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 50no vehicle
  • 9081 vehicle
  • 1,7172 vehicles
  • 5613 vehicles
  • 1524 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean View, DE (19970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean View, DE (19970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 10no vehicle
  • 2671 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19970 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 19970 household income distribution in 2019
  • 123Less than $10,000
  • 84$10,000 to $14,999
  • 98$15,000 to $19,999
  • 108$20,000 to $24,999
  • 84$25,000 to $29,999
  • 119$30,000 to $34,999
  • 153$35,000 to $39,999
  • 123$40,000 to $44,999
  • 209$45,000 to $49,999
  • 364$50,000 to $59,999
  • 535$60,000 to $74,999
  • 410$75,000 to $99,999
  • 578$100,000 to $124,999
  • 205$125,000 to $149,999
  • 375$150,000 to $199,999
  • 434$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19970

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19970
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 103$150,000 to $174,999
  • 45$175,000 to $199,999
  • 428$200,000 to $249,999
  • 598$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,293$300,000 to $399,999
  • 663$400,000 to $499,999
  • 357$500,000 to $749,999
  • 49$750,000 to $999,999
  • 20$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 44$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19970

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19970
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 69$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 18$700 to $749
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 21$900 to $999
  • 114$1,000 to $1,249
  • 82$1,250 to $1,499
  • 128$1,500 to $1,999
  • 33No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,388.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $457,901.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $402,265
  • Asian householders: $424,468
  • Two or more races householders: $424,468

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $375,622
19970:

$375,622
Delaware:

$261,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $297,233 - $453,909

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $463,465
Here:

$463,465
State:

$315,073

Townhouses or other attached units: $315,031
Here:

$315,031
State:

$208,661

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,494
Here:

$262,494
State:

$245,886

Mobile homes: $110,353
Here:

$110,353
State:

$89,409
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 19970

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,018
  • One, attached: 1,956
  • Two: 17
  • 3 or 4: 80
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 189
  • 20 to 49: 112
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 746

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19970

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19970
  • 77.5%2,887Drove a car alone
  • 7.3%272Carpooled
  • 0.4%16Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%9Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.3%10Motorcycle
  • 0.7%26Walked
  • 0.3%11Other means
  • 14.0%521Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19970

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19970
  • 108Less than 5 minutes
  • 2995 to 9 minutes
  • 65910 to 14 minutes
  • 36215 to 19 minutes
  • 34620 to 24 minutes
  • 15025 to 29 minutes
  • 53630 to 34 minutes
  • 8335 to 39 minutes
  • 15340 to 44 minutes
  • 31345 to 59 minutes
  • 10860 to 89 minutes
  • 11490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,597
  • Male householders: 1,989 (275 living alone), Female householders: 1,973 (704 living alone)
  • 2,410 spouses (2,406 opposite-sex spouses), 214 unmarried partners, (184 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,272 children (1,237 natural, 27 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 110 parents, 0 foster children, 104 other relatives, 381 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,019 2-persons, 324 3-persons, 267 4-persons, 70 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 981 1-person, 192 2-persons, 55 4-persons

490 married couples with children.
353 single-parent households (44 men, 309 women).

95.2% of residents of 19970 zip code speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 12% well, 3% not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% very well, 6% well, 15% not well, 2% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% very well, 9% well, 11% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 406 (4.7%)
(69.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

10.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 15%Bolivia
  • 10%Venezuela
  • 8%Cabo Verde
  • 7%Romania
  • 6%Sweden
  • 4%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 3%Hungary
Most common first ancestries reported in 19970
  • 17%Irish
  • 11%English
  • 11%Italian
  • 9%German
  • 6%American
  • 5%Polish
  • 4%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 862010 or later
  • 692000 to 2009
  • 1201990 to 1999
  • 155Before 1990

Zip code 19970 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • LORD BALTIMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (120 ATLANTIC AVENUE in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-736
    Organizations: INDIAN RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BETHANY BAY (FAIRWAY BLVD. in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1995-0233, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND WAREHOUSES; GENERAL CONTRACTORS-NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, OTHER THAN INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND WAREHOUSES
  • BETHANY CREST, LLC (RR 2 in CLARKSVILLE, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0463, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • INDIAN RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT (RTE 26 in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1986-0403, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • SHIP, DONALD W. JR (OFF OF RD 363 in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0216, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BOBS MARINE SERVICE (ROUTES 17 & 26 in CLARKSVILLE, DE)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: ROBERT LITTLETON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GA HASTINGS & ASSOCIATES INC (102 CENTRAL AVE in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GREGORY HASTINGS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LAND TECH LLC (118 ATLANTIC AVE in OCEAN VIEW, DE)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: ATLANTIC INVESTMENT GROUP INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 19970 marital status for males
Zip code 19970 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.0%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,532. Population change in the 1990s: +2,949 (+192.5%).

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

  • This state: 1,750
  • Northeast: 3,017
  • Midwest: 403
  • South: 2,804
  • West: 186

58% of the 19970 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Delaware.

85% of the 19970 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Ocean View, DE (19970)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

11.2%
Delaware:

12.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

17.0%
Delaware:

10.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

34.2%
Delaware:

15.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 170,059Legal occupations
  • 86,054Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 76,683Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 74,993Business and financial operations occupations
  • 72,525Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 64,417Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • ZOOK, WILLIAM CHAD (792 HICKMAN DR in MILLVILLE, DE; small business)
    $5,250 with Air Force for Care of Remains and/or Funeral Services. Signed on 2004-11-30. Completion date: 2008-04-01.

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

  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses) (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Siding Contractors (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (5-9: 2, 1-4: 10)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 34. The highest number of fire incidents - 46 took place in 2008, and the least - 23 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 19970 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.6%), and Outside Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 19970
    • 32956.6%Structure Fires
    • 19132.9%Outside Fires
    • 406.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 19970, Delaware

Most common first names in zip code 19970 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5775.9 years
William4174.0 years
Joseph2676.2 years
James2576.0 years
Robert2371.8 years
Charles2173.3 years
Richard2074.4 years
Mary2080.6 years
Margaret2076.4 years
Thomas1673.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 19970 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans1984.9 years
Hudson1085.1 years
Murray1077.3 years
Rickards976.8 years
Hickman873.4 years
Johnson877.7 years
Hitchens874.0 years
Daisey781.0 years
Anderson771.0 years
Lewis770.4 years
Businesses in zip code 19970
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Subway1
Curves1UPS2
FedEx1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets5World Gym1
Papa John's Pizza1
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