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Average rent in Wilmington, DE

$1,484/mo Wilmington, DE average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Wilmington, DE is $1,484.

    Wilmington, DE apartment rent ranges

    About 7% of apartment rents in Wilmington, DE range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 48% of apartments. Around 1% of Wilmington’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 2% of apartments are priced < $500.

    Wilmington, DE rent trends

    Getting around in Wilmington, DE

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    Walk Score®: 21, Bike Score®: 14

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Wilmington, DE last updated?

    Prices and availability in Wilmington, DE were last updated on 19 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Wilmington, DE?

    The best apartments in Wilmington, DE are: Longview Apartment Homes, The Lofts at 2nd and LOMA, Lighthouse Hill, Dodson Court - Twin Homes and 212 W 9th Street.

    What is the average rent in Wilmington, DE?

    The average rent in Wilmington, DE is $1,484. Start your search for apartments in Wilmington, DE now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE is between $1,200 and $2,200. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Wilmington, DE now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE is between $1,200 and $2,740. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, DE is between $2,925 and $3,025. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Wilmington, DE.

    What type of rental buildings are in Wilmington, DE?

    In Wilmington, 56% of the residents are renting compared to 44% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 22% of Wilmington’s rentals, 75% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 3% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Wilmington, DE?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Wilmington are about 47 years old, on average. Of these, 21% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 5 stories. About 70% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 21% are mid-rises, and 9% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Wilmington, DE?

    Rental apartments in Wilmington come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 7% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Wilmington. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Wilmington, DE demographics

    Wilmington, DE has a population of 70,926 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 37,522 of Wilmington’s residents are women and 33,404 are men. The median age of those who live in Wilmington, DE is 36.3.

    Wilmington, DE households

    • 14,282 Family
      17,110 Non-family
    • 7,092 Children
      24,300 No Children
    • 31,392Total Number of Households
    • 2.16Average People Per Household
    • $49,354Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 31,392 households in Wilmington, DE. 14,282 are family households and 17,110 are non-family households. There are 7,092 households with children in Wilmington and 24,300 households without children. On average, about 2.16 people live in a household in Wilmington, DE.

    Wilmington, DE education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Wilmington, DE is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 45% completed some high school, 19% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 16% have a Bachelor Degree, and 12% have a Graduate Degree.

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