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19802, 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 19802, De

1800C N WASHINGTON ST
$265,000 
1800C N WASHINGTON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 3/2 Baths
2,275 sqft
Courtesy of James DeFrank, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
104 E 36TH ST
$182,900 
104 E 36TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,775 sqft
Courtesy of Faith Streett, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
1809 N WEST ST
$177,900 
1809 N WEST ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Henderson-Smith, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
325 W 20TH ST
$164,000 
325 W 20TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,400 sqft
Courtesy of Jennifer Lee, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
503 W 24TH ST
$159,000 
503 W 24TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,100 sqft
Courtesy of Maria Horton, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
1909 N JEFFERSON ST
$150,000 
1909 N JEFFERSON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,500 sqft
Courtesy of Christopher Pataki, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
11 E 37TH ST
$139,900 
11 E 37TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
11 E 37TH ST
$139,900 
11 E 37TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
20 W 38TH ST
$127,900 
20 W 38TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,450 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Henderson-Smith, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
3301 N WASHINGTON ST
$116,500 Price reduced from $119,500 (-$3,000)
3301 N WASHINGTON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,100 sqft
Courtesy of Eugene McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
2205 TATNALL ST
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
608 W 28TH ST
$85,000 
608 W 28TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of Joanne Benoit, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
2706 THOMPSON PL
$64,900 
2706 THOMPSON PL
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,175 sqft
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
3012 N HEALD ST
$59,900 
3012 N HEALD ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,125 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
2108 N JESSUP ST
$59,900 
2108 N JESSUP ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Donna Bond, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
17 E 25TH ST
$59,500 
17 E 25TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,225 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dorosky, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
810 E 23RD ST
$39,900 
810 E 23RD ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,075 sqft
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
2517 N WASHINGTON ST
$39,500 
2517 N WASHINGTON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,525 sqft
Courtesy of Gary Williams, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
2405 LAMOTTE ST
$29,900 
2405 LAMOTTE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,150 sqft
Courtesy of Pantano Real Estate Inc
209 E 24TH ST
$15,000 
209 E 24TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,125 sqft
Courtesy of Simone Braxton, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear

19802, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 38 $104,477 $73,247

19802, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
BRANDYWINE K-12 19809 3
DELAWARE COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19802 No Rating
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
EAST SIDE CHARTER SCHOOL (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19802 1
EDISON (THOMAS A.) CHARTER SCHOOL K-6, K-8 19802 1
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19802, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

19802 1 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19802, 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.

19802
DELAWARE
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19802, De Population

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

Population: 25,500
Households: 10,100
Median Age: 38

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