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19806, 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 19806, De

2107 W 17TH ST
$440,000 
2107 W 17TH ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2,025 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Of Wilmington-Limestone Rd
1302 N CLAYTON ST
$429,900 
1302 N CLAYTON ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,575 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin
2411 KENTMERE PKWY
$379,000 
2411 KENTMERE PKWY
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,800 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dorosky, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
801 N HARRISON ST
Courtesy of Christopher Pataki, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1707 N BROOM ST
$335,000 
1707 N BROOM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,350 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin
1610 N FRANKLIN ST
$324,500 
1610 N FRANKLIN ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,325 sqft
Courtesy of Sherry Louth, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1010 WAWASET ST
$309,900 
1010 WAWASET ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,500 sqft
Courtesy of Paul Mann, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1503 HANCOCK ST
$299,800 
1503 HANCOCK ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,375 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Media
49 BANCROFT MILLS RD #P5
$259,900 
49 BANCROFT MILLS RD #P5
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,307 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty
1507 HANCOCK ST
$259,900 
1507 HANCOCK ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,400 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty
1100 LOVERING AVE #604
$239,900 
1100 LOVERING AVE #604
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Long & Foster - Greenville
2401 PENNSYLVANIA AVE #316
$165,000 
2401 PENNSYLVANIA AVE #316
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Wilmington
1315 DELAWARE AVE ##16
$99,900 
1315 DELAWARE AVE ##16
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
7UNIT ROCKFORD RD #J24
$88,500 
7UNIT ROCKFORD RD #J24
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
450 sqft
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Preferred-Wilmington
900 N BROOM ST
$54,060 
900 N BROOM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,661 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
126 BANCROFT MILLS RD
$5,000 
126 BANCROFT MILLS RD
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 5/1 Baths
4,575 sqft
Courtesy of Brandywine Fine Properties Sotheby's International
9 WOOD RD
$2,500 
9 WOOD RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,925 sqft
Courtesy of Timothy Hoffman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
1401B N LINCOLN ST
$1,295 Price reduced from $1,350 (-$55)
1401B N LINCOLN ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
950 sqft
Courtesy of Jeff Bollinger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1401 GILPIN AVE ##3
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Preferred-Wilmington
1604 DELAWARE AVE #3B
Courtesy of RE/MAX Sunvest Realty

19806, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 16 $296,619 $277,500

19806, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED K-12 19805 3

19806, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

19806 1 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19806, 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.

19806
DELAWARE
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

19806, De Population

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

Population: 9,952
Households: 5,772
Median Age: 43

19806, De Average Weather (degrees F)

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