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19808, 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 19808, De

2311 NEWPORT GAP PIKE
$625,000 
2311 NEWPORT GAP PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE

6 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4,675 sqft
Courtesy of Chris Black, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
2901 FAULKLAND RD
$584,000 Price reduced from $589,000 (-$5,000)
2901 FAULKLAND RD
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,300 sqft
Courtesy of Maya Paveza, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
128 OLDBURY DR
$364,900 
128 OLDBURY DR
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,175 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
32 HAYLOFT CIR
$339,900 
32 HAYLOFT CIR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,525 sqft
Courtesy of John Luca, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
2628 WHITMAN DR
$294,900 Price reduced from $299,900 (-$5,000)
2628 WHITMAN DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/2 Bath
2,975 sqft
Courtesy of Marie Constantini, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1810 NEWPORT RD
$280,000 
1810 NEWPORT RD
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/2 Baths
2,575 sqft
Courtesy of Thomas Boyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
2134 LORI DR
$279,900 
2134 LORI DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of Joseph Bartsch, BHHS Fox & Roach-Smyrna
2718 BURNLEY RD
$276,900 
2718 BURNLEY RD
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2,325 sqft
Courtesy of Anthony Sianni, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
3207 FALCON LN #220
$254,000 
3207 FALCON LN #220
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Victoria Henry, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
3201 CHAMPIONS DR
$209,900 Price reduced from $214,900 (-$5,000)
3201 CHAMPIONS DR
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,850 sqft
Courtesy of Jeff Bollinger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1902 LINCOLN AVE
$184,900 
1902 LINCOLN AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,450 sqft
Courtesy of Thomas Boyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
5816 PEPPER RIDGE CT
$184,900 Price reduced from $189,900 (-$5,000)
5816 PEPPER RIDGE CT
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
Courtesy of Michele Endrich, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
5009 E WOODMILL DR
$165,000 Price reduced from $170,000 (-$5,000)
5009 E WOODMILL DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,150 sqft
Courtesy of Michele Huntley, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
2000 LOUISA AVE
$159,900 Price reduced from $169,900 (-$10,000)
2000 LOUISA AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of Debbie Gawel, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
2036 DUNCAN RD
$135,000 Price reduced from $144,000 (-$9,000)
2036 DUNCAN RD
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of Jack Michael, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
4003 BIRCH CIR
$120,000 Price reduced from $125,000 (-$5,000)
4003 BIRCH CIR
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Marilyn Mills, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
3600 RUSTIC LN #214
$119,900 
3600 RUSTIC LN #214
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Blair Helmick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
4702 LINDEN KNOLL DR #336
$109,900 Price reduced from $113,900 (-$4,000)
4702 LINDEN KNOLL DR #336
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
775 sqft
Courtesy of John Rappa, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1024 11TH AVE
$59,500 Price reduced from $65,500 (-$6,000)
1024 11TH AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Judith Marvel, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
28 DEGAS CIR
$1,700 
28 DEGAS CIR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,650 sqft
Courtesy of Anding Li, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin

19808, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 28 $250,236 $237,500

19808, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
GATEWAY LAB SCHOOL (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19808 No Rating
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED K-12 19805 3

19808, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

19808 2 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19808, 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.

19808
DELAWARE
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19808, De Population

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

Population: 39,072
Households: 15,786
Median Age: 43

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