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Wilmington, DE Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Wilmington?
The average rent for an apartment in Wilmington is $1,240, a 6% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $1,173.
Average Rent in Wilmington, DE
Last updated May 2021
Average Apartment Size
870 sq. ft.
What is the average apartment size in Wilmington?
The average size for a Wilmington, DE apartment is 870 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Wilmington, DE Apartment Rent Ranges
Wilmington, DE Occupied Housing Units
14,608 or 50% of the households in Wilmington, DE are renter-occupied while 14,198 or 49% are owner-occupied.
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Wilmington apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.