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19956 is the zip code for

Laurel, DE

Total population
15,500
Housing units
6,419
Land area
(sq. miles)
101.08
Density
(people per sq. mile)
153.34
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.01

Demographic data for zip code 19956

Gender:

Male
7,451
Female
8,049
Median age
Male
37.90
Female
39.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,779
Family households
4,243
Nonfamily households
1,536
Average household size
2.68
Average family size
3.07
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,419
Occupied housing units
5,779
Owner-occupied
4,331
Renter-occupied
1,448
Vacant housing units
640
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,215
5 to 9 years
1,099
10 to 14 years
1,008
15 to 19 years
1,087
20 to 24 years
933
25 to 34 years
1,790
35 to 44 years
1,903
45 to 54 years
2,354
55 to 59 years
968
60 to 64 years
872
65 to 74 years
1,308
75 to 84 years
740
85 years and over
223
Median age
38.60
Age

Race:

White
11,622
Hispanic or Latino
737
Black or African American
2,527
Asian
152
American Indian & Alaska Native
46
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
7
Other (One Race)
28
Two or More Races
381
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 19956

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
11,124
Civilian labor force
6,801
Employed
6,130
Unemployed
671
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
4,323
Percent Unemployed
9.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,969
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
5,164
Carpooled
281
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
13
Walked
30
Other means
317
Worked at home
164
Mean travel time
26.4 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,130
Management / business / science / arts
1,595
Service
1,318
Sales / office
1,251
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
1,035
Production / transportation / material moving
931
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,130
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
302
Construction
804
Manufacturing
721
Wholesale trade
65
Retail trade
1,011
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
354
Information
64
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
299
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
367
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,264
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
355
Public administration
308
Other services
216
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,130
Private wage & salary workers
4,963
Government workers
883
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
284
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
5,387
Less than $10,000
372
$10,000 to $14,999
265
$15,000 to $24,999
756
$25,000 to $34,999
732
$35,000 to $49,999
702
$50,000 to $74,999
905
$75,000 to $99,999
701
$100,000 to $149,999
707
$150,000 to $199,999
237
$200,000 or more
10
Median household income
$46,917
Mean household income
$58,658
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
9.5%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 19956

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Laurel Intermediate School
801 South Central Avenue
(302) 875-611333914916.1
Laurel Middle School
801 South Central Avenue
(302) 875-611035212817.8
Laurel Senior High School
1133 South Central Avenue
(302) 875-612052520415.9
North Laurel Elementary School
300 Wilson Street
(302) 875-613051723814.4
Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School
499 West Sixth Street
(302) 875-614033314614.2
Western Sussex Academy
815 Central Avenue
(Other/Alternative School)
(302) 875-61961075.0

Public libraries around Laurel, DE

NameAddress
Harrington Public Library110 Center Street
Harrington, DE 19952
Laurel Public Library101 East Fourth Street
Laurel, DE 19956
Lewes Public Library111 Adams Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958

Universities and Colleges around 19956

NameAddressPhone
Wilmington College Conference Center16 Shipcarpenter Square
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-7346

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 19956

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Bayhealth Medical Center
640 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-4700335
Beebe Medical Center
424 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-3300212
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Road
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-6611200

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 19956

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
RJ Riverside Restaurant300 Laureltown (Delaware Ave)
Laurel, DE 19956
American, Seafood, Steaks302-875-0951

Crime rates


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