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19805, DE Real Estate

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What makes a city appealing to homebuyers? In many cases, abundant job prospects, a rich local history, and a wealth of family activities are some of the strongest draws for potential residents. Many of the larger cities on the East Coast can claim to offer all three, but Wilmington, Delaware may be one of the few that can pair these essentials with an irresistible small-town charm. Wilmington homes for sale are a good fit for anyone looking to enjoy the perks of fast-paced East Coast living without struggling in an over-crowded, over-hurried metro area.

The city covers 17 square miles at the convergence of the Delaware and Christina Rivers. Because over a third of the city’s area is covered by water, a large portion of Wilmington real estate provides quick access to water and river-related festivities. Specifically, Wilmington houses for sale close to the Riverfront area offer residents fun dining, nightlife, arts, and culture options. Popular restaurants like Firestone and Iron Hill serve up delicious fare while the Delaware Theatre Company entertains guests with a mix of classic and contemporary plays. The Riverfront area is a must-see for visitors or those interested in Wilmington area real estate.

Wilmington’s entertainment and sightseeing options extend far beyond the river’s edge. When checking Wilmington real estate listings, look for homes for sale near one of the city’s four state parks: Brandywine Park, Alapocas Woods Natural Area, the H. Fletcher Brown Park, and Rockford Park. These green spaces are full of playgrounds, zoos, picnic areas, and other family fun. Residents of Wilmington also enjoy year-round ethnic and outdoor festivals, including Haneef’s African Festival, the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, and National Hispanic Month festivities. Wilmington’s rich history, dating back to well before the American Revolutionary War, offers fascinating historical landmarks to see and explore. There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Wilmington and no shortage of sights to behold. These options serve as incredible perks alongside Wilmington houses for sale.

There’s more to choosing a home than finding a fun area, however. One of the most important things to consider when researching Wilmington real estate is the strength of the local economy. Fortunately, Wilmington boasts a bustling business community and serves as the home to many large, national, job-providing corporations. The largest industry in the city is, by far, the credit card industry. Wilmington is home to many of the country’s credit giants like Chase Card Services, Barclays Bank of Delaware, and Bank of America, which employees over 10,000 people on its own. Other notable employers in the area include DuPont, the University of Delaware, and Walgreen’s.

Wilmington homes for sale offer an appealing combination of elements for homebuyers in any demographic. A strong fleet of employers provide steady employment for tens of thousands of residents, the Wilmington Riverside district provides alluring shopping and dining, and a bevy of historical landmarks give tourists and residents alike a chance to experience America’s rich history first-hand. Competition for available Wilmington area real estate remains high, so contact your local Prudential Fox & Roach agent today and we’ll give you all the information you need about Wilmington real estate and homes for sale, fast!



 

Most Recent Homes for Sale in 19805, De

903 BLACKSHIRE RD
$364,900 
903 BLACKSHIRE RD
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,050 sqft
Courtesy of Patricia Morrow, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1035 N CLAYTON ST
$319,900 Price reduced from $324,900 (-$5,000)
1035 N CLAYTON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 1/1 Bath
3,175 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
525 N SCOTT ST
$179,900 
525 N SCOTT ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Jack Michael, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
527 N SCOTT ST
$179,900 
527 N SCOTT ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Jack Michael, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
32 SERVAN CT
$178,000 Price reduced from $179,900 (-$1,900)
32 SERVAN CT
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
1,750 sqft
Courtesy of Debra Thorson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1039 GALLERY RD
$174,900 
1039 GALLERY RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,250 sqft
Courtesy of Jeffrey Eckerson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
425 S SYCAMORE ST
$174,500 
425 S SYCAMORE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Joyce Chambers, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1708 MONTGOMERY RD
$173,000 Price reduced from $179,900 (-$6,900)
1708 MONTGOMERY RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,025 sqft
Courtesy of Keith Seichepine, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1501 OLD FARM RD
$168,900 
1501 OLD FARM RD
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
150 sqft
Courtesy of Eugene McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1513 W 6TH ST
$134,900 
1513 W 6TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,500 sqft
Courtesy of Masood Sadiq, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
1900 W 5TH ST
$129,900 
1900 W 5TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,475 sqft
Courtesy of Jack Michael, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1823 W 6TH ST
$112,000 
1823 W 6TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,125 sqft
Courtesy of Faith Streett, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
1029 S BROOM ST
$105,000 
1029 S BROOM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,150 sqft
Courtesy of Sherry Louth, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
2805 W 2ND ST
$102,000 Price reduced from $105,000 (-$3,000)
2805 W 2ND ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,125 sqft
Courtesy of Eugene McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1339 SYCAMORE AVE
$89,900 
1339 SYCAMORE AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1144 BEECH ST
$39,900 
1144 BEECH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,150 sqft
Courtesy of Philip Berger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
410 S VAN BUREN ST
$29,900 
410 S VAN BUREN ST
WILMINGTON, DE

0 Bed, 0/1 Bath
Courtesy of Jack Michael, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1636 W 4TH ST
$19,900 Price reduced from $24,900 (-$5,000)
1636 W 4TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,200 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
616 HILLSIDE AVE
$1,350 
616 HILLSIDE AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,125 sqft
Courtesy of Debbie Gawel, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
423 S SYCAMORE ST
$1,350 Price reduced from $1,450 (-$100)
423 S SYCAMORE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,475 sqft
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin

19805, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 86 $112,910 $98,950

19805, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
CHRISTINA K-12 19801 2
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
ODYSSEY CHARTER SCHOOL K-12 19805 5
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED K-12 19805 3

19805, De School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

19805 3 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19805, De School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

19805
DELAWARE
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19805, De Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 39,489
Households: 14,741
Median Age: 35

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