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Very High Risk

Wilmington – 19801

Zip code 19801 is part of Wilmington, the state’s largest city. This zip code includes the neighborhoods of Southbridge, West Center City, Willington Square, East Side, St. Mary’s and others. It has a population of over 15,000. There are many social challenges. 19801 has the highest poverty rate of any zip code in Delaware, the highest unemployment rate and a low high school graduation rate. It is a zip code with one of the highest infant mortality rates and highest HIV infection rates in Delaware. Violent crime is about 4 times the state average. 19801 residents are about 75% black, 13% white, and 7% hispanic. There are many people and organizations providing local services to improve well-being in 19801. These include:

  • Beautiful Gate Outreach Center
  • Catholic Charities Thrift Center
  • Center for Relational Living
  • Children and Families First
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • Cribs for Kids
  • Delaware Skills Center
  • First State Community Action Agency
  • Friendship House
  • Grace Church United Methodist
  • Henrietta Johnson Medical Center
  • Ministry of Caring
  • Neighborhood House
  • New Cavalry Baptist Church
  • Porter State Service Center
  • Rose Hill Community Center
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • Salvation Army
  • Sunday Breakfast Mission
  • Women at the Well
  • YMCA

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Very High Risk

Delaware City 19706

The zip code 19706 is Delaware City, in New Castle County. It is a small port town on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The Delaware City Historic District is one of several places listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has a population of about 1700. There is a lower-than-average life expectancy, and high infant mortality rate. Diabetes and obesity rates are better than the state average. Air quality is about average, except for elevated Nitrogen Dioxide, linked to asthma. Population education is on par with state averages. Residents are about 81% white, 11% black and 3.5% hispanic. About 13% of white, 2% of black and 44% of hispanic residents live in poverty. Delaware City is close to the Delaware City Oil Refinery.

There are many people and organizations providing local services to improve well-being in 19706.

  • Apponquinimink Adult Education Program
  • Appoquinimink State Service Center
  • Delaware Renaissance
  • Neighborhood House
  • Resurrection Parish Outreach
  • Nursing Mothers, Inc.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Very High Risk

Ellendale 19941

The zip code 19941 is Ellendale, a very small town in Sussex County, known as the “Gateway to Delaware’s Resort Beaches” because of its crossroads location. Ellendale is home to the Philadelphia Bible College and the Harbor Christian Academy. The population is around 380. Ellendale is cited as one of the safest cities, and has favorable air quality. Unemployment is lower than state average. However, life expectancy is lower than average, infant mortality is high. Median household income is about 40% below state averages. The population is 59% white, 29% black and 7% hispanic. 21% of white, 46% of black and 23% of Hispanic residents live in poverty. There are many people and organizations providing local services to improve well-being in 19941 and nearby. These include:

  • Abrienda Puertas and People’s Place
  • Adams State Service Center
  • Adopt a Family
  • Bridgeville State Service Center
  • Catholic Charities Casa San Francisco
  • Children and Families First
  • Delaware Adolescent Program
  • Delmarva Clergy United in Social Action
  • First State Community Action Agency
  • LaRed Health Center
  • La Esperanza, Inc.
  • Milford Community Center
  • New Hope Recreation and Development Center
  • Sussex Parents and Teachers

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Very High Risk

Camden and Wyoming 19934

Zip code 19934 is shared by Camden and Wyoming, each near to Dover in Kent County. For Camden, the Camden Historic District, Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church and others are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Camden’s population is about 3500. Median income is about the state average, high school graduation rates are high. Camden’s residents are 63% white, 23% black and 6% Hispanic. 4.9% of the population live in poverty.

Wyoming is named after the Wyoming Valley. The Wyoming Historic District and others are on the National Registry of Historic Places. It has about 1380 residents who are 71% white, 16% black and 6% hispanic. About 8% live in poverty. Median income is below state average, as is high school graduation.

Health challenges for the zip include a high infant mortality rate, higher levels of diabetes and obesity, and some negative air quality indicators in Camden specifically. There are many people and organizations providing local services to improve well-being in 19934 and nearby. These include:

  • AID in Dover
  • Caesar Rodney School District
  • Caring Hearts, Helping Hands
  • Catholic Charities
  • Children and Families First
  • Delaware Adolescent Program
  • First State Community Action Agency
  • Hope Medical Clinic
  • Kent County Community Action Agency
  • Marcus Ware Foundation
  • Mom’s House, Inc.
  • Parents as Teachers Kent County
  • The Shepherd Place
  • Williams State Service Center

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Very High Risk

Wilmington 19805

The zip code 19805 is part of the city of Wilmington, the largest city in the state. This zip code includes the neighborhoods of Cool Spring/Tilton Park, Hedgeville; St. Elizabeth’s; The Flats; Union Park Gardens and Wawaset Park and others. The zip code has a population of almost 41,000 people. There are many social challenges. 19805 has the state’s fifth highest poverty level, high unemployment rate, low high school completion rate and high level of violent crime. It is a zip code with high health risk factors and high infant mortality. 19805 residents are about 40% white, 30% black and 26% hispanic, the largest hispanic population in the state. About 22% of the population speaks Spanish at home. There are many people and organizations working to provide local services to improve well-being in 19805. These include:

  • Brandywine Counseling and Community Services
  • Catholic Charities
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • Children and Families First
  • Christ the Bridge, Inc.
  • Cribs for Kids
  • Latin American Community Center
  • Lutheran Community Services
  • Mom’s House of Wilmington
  • PFLAG Wilmington
  • Porter State Service Center
  • Sojourners’ Place
  • STEHM
  • West End Neighborhood House
  • Westside Family Healthcare
  • YMCA Central Branch

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Newark 19702

The zip code 19702 covers part of Glasgow, Bear, and Newark, DE. Since 2000, the population in this zip code has increase by 15.75% to about 51,899. The population growth rate in this zip code is higher than the state average of 14.59% and the national average of 9.71%. The quality of the public school district in this area is worse than the state average. 51% of the residents are white, 28% black, and 10% hispanic. Only 18% of residents have a high school diploma compared to the state average of 32%. 11% of the residents have income below the poverty level.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Claymont 19703

Zip code 19703 covers Claymont, DE located in New Castle County with a population of about 14,027. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average and national rates of 15% and 10%, respectively. 56% of the residents are white, 29% black and 8% Hispanic. The high school completion rate is low at 24% compared to the state average of 32%. The per capita income is $26,179 which is lower than the state average and national average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Newark 19713

Zip code 19713 covers Brookside and Newark, DE in New Castle County. The estimated zip code population is 30,332. The population density per square mile at 2,221 is much higher than that state average of 361 people per square mile and the national average of 81 people per square mile. The population comprises of 69% white residents, 18% black and 10% hispanic. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average of 27%. 24% of residents in this zip code have a high school diploma or equivalent, lower than the state average of 32%.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

New Castle 19720

The zip code 19720 covers New Castle, Wilmington, and Bear, DE. The zip code has a population of 60,384. 44% of the population is white, 38% is black, and 13% is hispanic. 43% of the population in this zip code acquired less than a high school diploma compare to the 13% state average. Per capita income is $22,886 which is lower than the state average of $29,733. 12% of the population live in poverty in this zip code compared to 11.5% in the state of Delaware.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Townsend 19734

The population of zip code 19734 is about 11,651, which has grown 98.89% since 2000. Population growth rate and income growth rate are both much higher than the state averages. 76% of the population is white, 18% is black, and 3% is hispanic. The public school district that covers this zip code is better quality than the state average. 22% of the population acquired a high school degree or equivalent compared to the state average of 32%.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Wilmington 19802

The 19802 zip code is part of Wilmington and Edgemoor, DE in New Castle County DE, The residents of this zip code border both Wilmington DE, Philadelphia PA and Camden NJ metro areas. The population is about 24,621, which has shrunk 11.28% since 2000. The most prevalent race in the 19802 zip code is black, which represents 76.52% of the population, followed by white 18.76%, Hispanic 4.19%. The per capita income is $21,804 which is low compare to the state average of $29,733, same with median household income $39,792 compared to state average of $60,119. About 12.5% of the population is unemployed in this area and the education level is below state averages. The poverty rate is very high (21.90%) compare to the rest of the state, families in poverty is at 19.64% compared to 7.61% in the state.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

19901

Zip code 19901 covers the area of Dover. Some notable areas are Dover Downs, Dover Air Force Base, Highland Acres, and is part of Kent County. The population of the area is 35,598; Dover is the second largest city in Delaware. The racial makeup of the city is about 56.3% White, 32.7% Black, 8.09% Hispanic and 2.6% Asian. The median age of 31 is younger than the state average of 38. Unemployment is at 10%, higher than state average and poverty level is 14.25% which is higher than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Dagsboro 19939

19939 zip code covers Dagsboro, located in south Delaware in Sussex County. It is part of the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware metropolitan area and is located close to the beach areas. As of 2010 the population of the area is 5,979 and 88% of the population is white, 7% black and 4% Hispanic. The median age is 46 years, older than the state average of 38. The median household income is close to the state average and the house value growth rate is higher than the state average. The poverty level is about the same as the state average, and lower than the national average. The education level is about the same as state and national averages. The area has a higher concentration of households with families.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Frankford 19945

19945 zip code is located in south Delaware and is part of Sussex County. As of 2010, the total population is 6,862, which has grown 20.39% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59%. The median household income is $44,451 in 2008-2012, compare to state average of $60,119.  About 9.5% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.5% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those ages 65 or over. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 79.67% of the total population. On average, the public school district that covers this area is much better than the state average in quality. The Frankford crime rate is much lower than the Delaware average crime rate and is much lower than the national average crime rate.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Hartly 19953

19953 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware, Hartly is just outside of Dover and is part of Kent County. As of 2010, the total zip code population is 4,386. The population growth rate is much lower than the state and national average. Hartly is the least populous municipality in Delaware. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 90.26% of the total population. The 2011 estimated median household income is $48,934 -The income growth rate is much lower than the state average and national average. The median house value is $195,300, the house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate and higher than the national average rate. Although 72% of its residents have graduated high school, only 11% have attained a Bachelor’s degree or higher, significantly below the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Houston 19954

19954 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware and is part of Kent County. As of 2010, the total population is 1,464, which has shrunk 2.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average and lower than the national average. The most prevalent race in 19954 Zip Code is white, which represent 81.63% of the total population. The median household income is $55,833 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 40.17% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 26.88% and is much higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average, the public school district that covers 19954 zip code is better than the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Lincoln 19960

19960 zip code is in northern Sussex County and part of the Salisbury, Marlyand Delaware Metropolitan Area. Lincoln lies on U.S Route 113 between Ellendale and Milford. Lincoln is the headquarters of the Delaware Coast Line Railroad. As of 2010, the total zip code population is 6,295, which has grown 30.93% since 2000. The population growth rate has doubled the state average 14.59%. The population is comprised 64% of white, 25% of black, 11% Hispanic. The estimated median household income is $50,848 for 2011, just slightly under the state average. On average, the public school district that covers 19960 zip code is better than the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

Magnolia 19962

Magnolia is a town in Kent CountyDelawareUnited States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The estimate 2011 population is 9,460 for the zip code., which has grown 82.74% since 2000. The racial makeup of the town is 69% White, 21% Black, 6% Hispanic and 2% Asian. The median household income is $73,911. Education levels for high school, Associates Degree and Bachelor degrees are on average or higher for both state and national levels. On average, the public school district that covers 19962 zip code is better than the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

High Risk

19970

The 19970 zip code encompasses Ocean View, Millville and Clarksville areas in Sussex County. Ocean View has a close proximity to neighboring summer resort Bethany Beach. As of 2010, the total 19970 zip code population is 6,170, which has grown 37.69% since 2000. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 95.92% of the total population. The median household income is $65,275 in 2008-2012 and house value is $349,700 in 2008-2012, well above the state average. The median age of this zip code is 58.30, about 20 years older of the state population age of 38.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19733

The 19733 zip code is located in north Delaware. 19733 zip code is part of New Castle County. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. 19733 zip code median household income is $51,518 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 0.52% since 2000. The racial makeup is predominantly white at 94.42%. The median age is significantly above the state average. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 26.88% and is much lower than the national average rate of 26.32%.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19804

The 19804 zip code is part of New Castle County and is known as Newport, Delaware. It is located on the Christina River. The population was 1,055 at the 2010 census. There were 456 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.2% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in was $38,864, and the median income for a family was $41,771. The most prevalent race in 19805 Zip Code is white, which represent 50.62% of the total population. About 9.9% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19904

19904 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware. The 19904 zip code is part of Kent County. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The most prevalent race in 19904 Zip Code is white, which represent 58.70% of the total population. The 19904 zip code median household income is $56,496 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 27.30% since 2000.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19940

Delmar is a town in Sussex County, Delaware, on the Maryland border along the Transpeninsular Line. Its motto is “The Little Town Too Big for One State.” The population was 1,597 at the 2010 census, an increase of 13.5% over the previous decade. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,407 people, 542 households, and 344 families residing in the town. The median income for a household in the town was $26,818, and the median income for a family was $35,521. The most prevalent race in 19940 Zip Code is white, which represent 83.69% of the total population. The average 19940 Zip Code education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19956

Laurel is a town in Sussex County, Delaware. The population was 3,708 at the 2010 census. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 26.88% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 76.70% of the total population. The average education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average. The median household income is $46,485, which has grown by 20.18% since 2000.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19973

Seaford Delaware is located in Sussex County. The median household income is $47,645 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 32.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 26.88% and is higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. The most prevalent race in 19973 Zip Code is white, which represent 67.69% of the total population. The average 19973 Zip Code education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average. There were 2,629 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 22.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Moderate Risk

19977

Smyrna is a town in Kent and New Castle counties. According to the Census Bureau, as of 2010, the population of the town is 10,023. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The median household income is $62,195 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 49.80% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 26.88% and is much higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 65.44% of the total population. The average education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average. On average, the public school district is close to the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19701

Bear, Delaware is located in north Delaware and is part of New Castle county. As of 2010, the total 19701 zip code population is 39,194, which has grown 23.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. On average, the public school district is about at the state average in quality. The most prevalent race is white, which represent 63.90% of the total population. The average education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19707

Hockessin, Delaware is located in North Delaware and is part of New Castle County. As of 2010, the total 19707 zip code population is 16,483, which has grown 8.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.59% and is lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The most prevalent race in 19707 Zip Code is white, which represent 85.57% of the total population. The average 19707 Zip Code education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average. The median household income is $118,900 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 22.07% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 26.88% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19709

Middletown is a town in New Castle County, Delaware. As of 2010, the total 19709 zip code population is 35,107, which has grown 79.27% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The median household income is $89,852 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 32.82% since 2000. On average, the public school district is better than the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19711

19711 zip code is located in north Delaware. 19711 zip code is part of New Castle County. As of 2010, the total 19711 zip code population is 51,322, which has shrunk 7.96% since 2000. The zip code median household income is $68,906 and the median house value is $293,900, both are higher than state average. The median age is 34.1, slightly younger than the state average of 39.1 years. The most prevalent race is white and the population is highly educated, with bachelor’s degree or higher. On average, the public school district enrollment is low, however about 38% are enrolled in private schools, much higher than the state average of 16%.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19803

The zip code is part of the city of Wilmington, with a population in 2010 census is 21,364. The median household income is well above the state average at $89,579, the houses tend to be larger and hold value at $357,200 compared to the state average of $236,900. The population is slightly older with the average age at 46.6 compared to the state average of 39.1 years, 60% are married. The zip code is predominately of white race, with highly educated adults with 59.5% Bachelor’s degree and 27.5% with Graduate or professional degree, both of which is significantly higher than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19807

19807 zip code is located in north Delaware. 19807 zip code is part of New Castle County and covers the Greenville area. The population is 7,405, This is an affluent area, median household income is $171,155 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 61.51% since 2000. The house value is at $751,000, again significantly higher than the state average of $236,900. The zip code is predominately white at 89%, followed by Asian population at 5.2%. Education levels for adults are significantly higher than the state averages, over 74% have a Bachelor degree and 44% have a Graduate degree or higher.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Low Risk

19808

This zip code is part of New Castle County. As of 2010, the total 19808 zip code population is 38,442, which has shrunk 3.08% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. 19808 zip code median household income is $70,305 in 2008-2012. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 26.88% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. 19808 zip code median house value is $255,100, the house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 84.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 51.67. Black race population percentage significantly below state average. Median age above state average. Renting percentage below state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19809

19809 zip code is located in north Delaware. The zip code is part of New Castel County and covers cities Wilmington and Edgemoor. As of 2011, the total 19809 zip code population is 14,311, which has shrunk 3.68% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The median household income is $62,413 in 2011, slightly above the state average The median house value is $232,200. Close to half the population in this area is married, family households. On average, the public school district that covers 19809 zip code is close to the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19810

19810 zip code is located in north Delaware. 19810 zip code is part of New Castle County. The population is 25,538 in 2011. The median household income is $88,013 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 30.15% since 2000. The renting percentage is below state average. The income growth rate is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average. About 46% of the population holds a Bachelor’s degree or above and about 95% have graduated from high school. On average, the public school district that covers 19810 zip code is close to the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19933

19933 zip code is located in southwest Delaware and part of Sussex County. As of 2011, the total 19933 zip code population is 7,854, which has grown 27.50% since 2000. The population is racially diverse, About 23% of the population is black and 13% is Hispanic and 66% is white. The number of college students below the state average and the percentage of population with a bachelor’s degree or higher (10%) is significantly below state average. The median household income is below the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19938

19938 zip code is between the Kent, New Castle county and covers the area of Clayton. As of 2011, the total 19938 zip code population is 8822, which has grown 43.62% since 2000. About 84% of the population is white and 11% is black and 4% is Hispanic. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The median age is slightly younger than the rest of the state. The percentage of family households is higher than the state average. The median household income is $68, 291 in 2011 and the median house value is $237,000 On average, the public school district that covers 19938 zip code is close to the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19943

19943 zip code is part of Kent County, and covers the Felton area. As of 2010, the total 19943 zip code population is 11,425, which has grown 17.60% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The population is about 80% white and 14% black. Percentage of the population with a bachelors degree or more is below the state average. The median household income is $53,340, below the state average of $58,814.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19946

19946 zip code is part of Kent County covering the Frederica area. As of 2011, the total population is 4,310, which has grown 33.05% since 2000. About 73% of the population is white, 18% is black, 7% is Hispanic and 1% is Asian. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The education level is 89% graduated high school and 20% have a bachelor’s degree or more. The household income is about average for the state at $58,867. On average, the public school district that covers 19946 zip code is better than the state average in quality.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19947

19947 zip code is part of Sussex County and covers the Georgetown area. As of 2010, the total 19947 zip code population is 18,252, which has grown 21.09% since 2000. 19947 zip code median household income is $48,227 in The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 26.88% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. The Hispanic race population percentage of 25% is above the state average and the foreign born population percentage is also above the state average, 14% of the population is black and 65% is white. The percent (13%) of college graduates is below state average and 73% of the population has a high school diploma.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19950

19950 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware. 19950 zip code is between Sussex, and Kent Counties covering the Seaford area. As of 2011, the total 19950 zip code population is 6,581, about 84% of the population is white, 11% black and 4% Hispanic. 19950 zip code median household income is $53,720 which is below the state average. 19950 zip code median house value is $220,300 in 2008-2012. The percentage of the population with a bachelor’s degree of higher is below the state average as is the number of college students, 86.5% of the population has a high school degree. This population has a slightly higher than state average of family households.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19952

This zip code is located close to the center of Delaware, covering parts of Dover and the city of Harrington. As of 2011, the total 19952 zip code population is 10,060, 80% of the population is white, 15% is black. The median household income is $52,321 in 2011 below the state average. The percentage of family households is slightly higher than the state average. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 84.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 51.67%. About 82% of the population has a high school degree and 11.7% of the population has a bachelors degree or more, less than the state average. The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19958

19958 zip code is located in southeast Delaware, is part of Sussex County and covers the city of Lewes, near the beach areas of the Delaware coast. As of 2011, the total 19958 zip code population is 18,904, which has grown 40.87% since 2000, the population is mainly white at 90%, about 5% black. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The median age of 54 is significantly above the state average of 39, the household size is smaller than the state average, comprising of mainly empty nesters and retirees. 19958 zip code median house value is $325,000, well above the state average of $236,000. The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19963

19963 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware and includes portions of Milford. As of 2011, the total 19963 zip code population is 18,054, which has grown 26.09% since 2000. The population is diverse with 76% white, 14% black 10% Hispanic and 1% Asian. There is a slightly higher percentage of renters here compared to the state average. The median age is above the state average. The median household income in 2011 is $49,106, below the state average of $58,814.  The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19966

19966 zip code is located in south Delaware, in Sussex County and covers the city of Millsboro. As of 2011, the total 19966 zip code population is 26,846, 80% of the population is white, 11% is black and 6% is Hispanic. The median age, of 47.5 years, is above the state average. The median house or condo value is below the state average, as is the household income of $50,409. The percentage of family households is at 41% below the state average of 51%. The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19968

19968 zip code is located close to the center of Delaware and covers the city of Milton. As of 2011, the total 19968 zip code population is 9,108, which has grown 45.74% since 2000. The median household income is $62,899 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 57.91% since 2000. The population is older than the state average and also has a higher degree of education with 30% of the population with a Bachelor’s degree or more. The median house value is $304,600 much higher than the state average. The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19971

19971 zip code is located in southeast Delaware and covers the resort beach areas of Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Henlopen Acres. As of 2011, the total 19971 zip code population is 11,785, which has grown 22.81% since 2000. The population is mainly white, with black and Hispanic populations well below the state average. The resident average of 55.1 years is significantly older than the state average, the household average size is also smaller than the state average, indicating a large number of empty nesters and retirees, there are only about 30% of family households compared to the state average of 51%. Residents are well above the state average for education levels, 96% or higher hold a high school degree and 46% hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher. The median house value of $404,000 is well above the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

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19975

19975 zip code is located in south Delaware, covering Selbyville area. As of 2011, the total 19975 zip code population is 9,172, which has grown 28.79% since 2000. About 84% of the population is white, 10% is Hispanic and 8% is white. The median household income is $57,693, close to the state average. The median house value is $304,500 in 2008-2012 and has grown since 2000. The public school district is better than the state average.

There are also many programs like Home Visiting, Health Ambassadors, and others from the Delaware Division of Public Health and its statewide partners. Visit DEThrives.com to learn more, and watch for the Community Resource Directory COMING SOON to this site.

Delaware Health Equity Map 19970 - High Risk 19939 - High Risk 19945 - High Risk 19966 - Low Risk 19940 - Moderate Risk 19975 - Low Risk 19944 19930 19971 - Low Risk 19958 - Low Risk 19951 19956 - Moderate Risk 19931 19973 - Moderate Risk 19947 - Low Risk 19968 - Low Risk 19941 - Very High Risk 19933 - Low Risk 19960 - High Risk 19950 - Low Risk 19954 - High Risk 19963 - Low Risk 19952 - Low Risk 19946 - Low Risk 19943 - Low Risk 19962 - High Risk 19979 19934 - Very High Risk 19964 19901 - High Risk 19904 - Moderate Risk 19953 - High Risk 19977 - Moderate Risk 19938 - Low Risk 19734 - High Risk 19709 - Low Risk 19701 - Low Risk 19720 - High Risk 19706 - Very High Risk 19702 - High Risk 19713 - High Risk 19804 - Moderate Risk 19809 - Low Risk 19801 - Very High Risk 19802 - High Risk 19806 19805 - Very High Risk 19808 - Low Risk 19711 / 19716 - Low Risk 19707 / 19736 - Low Risk 19807 - Low Risk 19810 - Low Risk 19703 - High Risk 19803 - Low Risk

Closing The Gaps: Delaware's Health Equity Challenges

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Delaware is striving for health equity. Among African Americans, infant mortality, poor birth outcomes, and teen pregnancy rates must be improved. Among Latinos, health coverage, prenatal care, and depression rates must be improved. For all Delawareans, the ability to work and earn a living wage, to obtain high quality education and health care, safe housing, and access to healthy choices like fresh fruits and vegetables is essential.

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Right now, a special focus is reducing the high rate of death of African American babies. Long Live Dreams is a campaign to help parents and community leaders do their best to make sure all babies thrive.

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