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19801, 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 19801, De

35 COMMERCE ST
Courtesy of Lon Fluman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #608
$285,000 Price reduced from $294,900 (-$9,900)
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #608
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,688 sqft
Courtesy of Melissa Fowler, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
405 W 13TH ST
$225,000 
405 W 13TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Harrison Properties Ltd
530 HARLAN BLVD #318
$165,000 
530 HARLAN BLVD #318
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Long & Foster - Greenville
1331 N WALNUT ST
$119,900 
1331 N WALNUT ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,900 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty
813 N MONROE ST
$88,000 
813 N MONROE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,100 sqft
Courtesy of Eugene McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
715 W 2ND ST
$68,200 Price reduced from $72,000 (-$3,800)
715 W 2ND ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,475 sqft
Courtesy of Eric Hicks, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
1025 N PINE ST
$64,900 Price reduced from $69,000 (-$4,100)
1025 N PINE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,225 sqft
Courtesy of Gary Williams, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
1029 N PINE ST
$62,000 Price reduced from $67,800 (-$5,800)
1029 N PINE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,225 sqft
Courtesy of Sylvia Rodriguez, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
833 N MADISON ST
$59,900 
833 N MADISON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
975 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Wilmington
702 E 7TH ST
$50,000 
702 E 7TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,950 sqft
Courtesy of Omosanya Cole, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
512 E 9TH ST
$39,900 
512 E 9TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,600 sqft
Courtesy of Faith Streett, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
706 N SPRUCE ST
$24,900 
706 N SPRUCE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,275 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Wilmington
845 WINDSOR ST
$17,500 
845 WINDSOR ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
800 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #2405
$2,600 
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #2405
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,275 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty
530 HARLAN BLVD #H506
$1,975 Price reduced from $2,000 (-$25)
530 HARLAN BLVD #H506
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Timothy Hoffman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #1403
$1,800 Price reduced from $1,900 (-$100)
105UNIT CHRISTINA LANDING DR #1403
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,025 sqft
Courtesy of Timothy Hoffman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
530 HARLAN BLVD #509
$1,450 
530 HARLAN BLVD #509
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Lancaster
530 HARLAN BLVD #417
$1,450 
530 HARLAN BLVD #417
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Lancaster
427 N CHURCH ST
$690 
427 N CHURCH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
925 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty

19801, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
APR-JUN 2017 12 $113,785 $77,000

19801, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ACADEMIA ANTONIA ALONSO (DISTRICT) -- 19801 No Rating
CHRISTINA K-12 19801 2
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
FIRST STATE MONTESSORI ACADEMY (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19801 No Rating
FREIRE CHARTER SCHOOL (DISTRICT) -- 19801 No Rating
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19801, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

19801 2 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19801, 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.

19801
DELAWARE
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19801, De Population

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

Population: 18,444
Households: 7,116
Median Age: 33

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