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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

1980 SUPERFINE LN #802
$479,000 
1980 SUPERFINE LN #802
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Long & Foster - Greenville
2909 N BROOM ST
$179,000 Price reduced from $189,000 (-$10,000)
2909 N BROOM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,450 sqft
Courtesy of Eugene McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
2813 PRESTWYCK CT
$164,900 
2813 PRESTWYCK CT
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,900 sqft
Courtesy of Shawn Furrowh, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
3209 N MADISON ST
$149,900 Price reduced from $153,900 (-$4,000)
3209 N MADISON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,550 sqft
Courtesy of Donna Bond, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
1808 N TATNALL ST
$149,900 
1808 N TATNALL ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
Courtesy of Anthony Klemanski, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
3309 N JEFFERSON ST
$144,900 
3309 N JEFFERSON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,278 sqft
Courtesy of Concord Realty Group
618 W 28TH ST
$139,900 
618 W 28TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of Luke Real Estate
2316 N MARKET ST
$135,000 
2316 N MARKET ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2,425 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
2506 N WEST ST
$104,900 
2506 N WEST ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,200 sqft
Courtesy of Walker Realty Group LLC
108 W 28TH ST
$102,900 
108 W 28TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,375 sqft
Courtesy of Faith Streett, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
59 PALADIN DR #59
$81,000 
59 PALADIN DR #59
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Debra Powell, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
1322 E 14TH ST
$49,900 
1322 E 14TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin
6 W 27TH ST
$49,900 
6 W 27TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,250 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty
2618 N MARKET ST
$45,000 
2618 N MARKET ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of Zachary Hoopes, BHHS Fox & Roach-Smyrna
719 E 17TH ST
$35,000 
719 E 17TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of Zachary Hoopes, BHHS Fox & Roach-Smyrna
21 W 20TH ST
$34,900 
21 W 20TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Lancaster
203 W 30TH ST
$30,000 
203 W 30TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,425 sqft
Courtesy of Meyer & Meyer Realty
11 E 24TH ST
$25,000 
11 E 24TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of Pantano Real Estate Inc
3112 N HARRISON ST
$1,400 
3112 N HARRISON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of First Class Properties-Delaware
2307 N HARRISON ST #1
Courtesy of Meyer & Meyer Realty

19802, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 24 $115,502 $80,259

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: 25,616
Households: 10,143
Median Age: 38

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