Lewes, Delaware 

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Population

2,961

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$55,917

Median Home Price

$349,800

Best Places to Live in Lewes, Delaware

Small town - Delmarva Peninsula, 8 miles south of Delaware border. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Lewes, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Lewes, DE Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Moderate climate
Outdoor recreation
Small-town feel
Cons
Isolation
High violent crime rate
Entertainment

What Bert Has To Say About Salisbury Metro Area

Salisbury is a quiet small town along the Wicomico River in an area known as Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It has a history as a port and transportation center serving the agricultural “Delmarva” peninsula, incorporating eastern Maryland, Delaware, and a part of Virginia. The area is pleasant with few extremes, thanks to the nearby waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Cost of living is reasonable for the region. The area has become a bit of a magnet for small businesses seeking to escape higher-cost east coast cities.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Delaware
County: Sussex County
Metro Area: Salisbury Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Lewes
Zip Codes: 19958
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 33 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lewes is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lewes jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lewes's cost of living is 16.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lewes's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Sussex county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lewes's population is 2,961 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lewes is Real Estate: $349,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Lewes public schools spend $18,233 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Lewes. More Education



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Housing Market in Lewes

It's a good time to buy in Lewes. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lewes is $349,800.

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Reviews for Lewes   4 Reviews
Excellent place to live and retire to - 1/17/2018
I moved to Lewes in 2009 and it has been a great experience so far. Sussex County has the lowest property taxes in the state and Delaware has no sales tax making it a... Read More

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An excellent choice for retireees - 12/2/2014
Lewes has so much to offer for retirees! It has a great library, wonderful classes for lifelong education (through the Osher Institute, affiliated with U.D.), and a town... Read More

Low taxes abound! - 12/23/2010
I've lived in Lewes, Delaware practically my whole life and love it here. It’s a tight-knit community that really focuses on one another. Lewes frequently tops the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LEWES, DELAWARE
19958

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