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19804, 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 19804, De

19 ROTHWELL DR
$379,900 
19 ROTHWELL DR
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Kennett
1703 W NEWPORT PIKE
$260,000 
1703 W NEWPORT PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,125 sqft
Courtesy of Claire Pratzner, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
115 CLEVELAND AVE
$254,900 
115 CLEVELAND AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,650 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Of Wilmington-Limestone Rd
113 WESTMORELAND AVE
$239,900 
113 WESTMORELAND AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Associates-Newark
214 FENWICK AVE
$235,000 
214 FENWICK AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,500 sqft
Courtesy of Charles Bernardi, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
104 S MARYLAND AVE
$229,900 Price reduced from $239,900 (-$10,000)
104 S MARYLAND AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,450 sqft
Courtesy of Milagros Guzman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
3 HARBESON PL
$225,000 
3 HARBESON PL
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,770 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin
4401 S JANE WAY
$224,900 Price reduced from $229,900 (-$5,000)
4401 S JANE WAY
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
Courtesy of Walker Realty Group LLC
200 GRIER AVE
$219,900 
200 GRIER AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,650 sqft
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-College
503 FARWELL RD
$214,900 
503 FARWELL RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Lancaster
211 DELAWARE AVE
$200,000 
211 DELAWARE AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX 1st Choice
209 W CHAMPLAIN AVE
$192,500 
209 W CHAMPLAIN AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,150 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Point Realty
602 BOXWOOD RD
$179,900 
602 BOXWOOD RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,200 sqft
Courtesy of John Shields, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
316 PARK LN
$169,900 
316 PARK LN
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,325 sqft
Courtesy of Debbie Gawel, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
226 W AYRE ST
$159,900 
226 W AYRE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
675 sqft
Courtesy of Anthony Sianni, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
2 WINSTON AVE
$152,500 
2 WINSTON AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
975 sqft
Courtesy of Simple Choice Realty, INC
525 BALSAM TER
$150,000 
525 BALSAM TER
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,625 sqft
Courtesy of Alliance Realty
401 W NEWPORT PIKE
$149,900 
401 W NEWPORT PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of William Lyons Jr, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
5 LYNAM ST
$135,000 
5 LYNAM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,625 sqft
Courtesy of Sharon White, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
106 DENN PL
$1,250 
106 DENN PL
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
875 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Newark

19804, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 23 $135,092 $140,858

19804, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DELAWARE MILITARY ACADEMY 7-12, 9-12 19804 No Rating
NEW CASTLE COUNTY VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL 7-12, 9-12 19804 2
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED K-12 19805 3

19804, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

19804 3 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19804, 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.

19804
DELAWARE
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

19804, De Population

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

Population: 17,846
Households: 7,198
Median Age: 40

19804, De Average Weather (degrees F)

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