Wilmington, Delaware 

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Population

71,948

1% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.0%

Median Income

$38,979

Avg. Home Price

$122,600

Best Places to Live in Wilmington, Delaware

Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Historic interest
Cons
-Low economic growth
-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

The “City of Brotherly Love,” a direct translation of its name from the Greek language, is one of the ten largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Philadelphia served as the nation’s first capital and cultural center before being replaced in these roles by Washington, D.C., and New York City, respectively. Since the Industrial Revolution, the city has prospered as an important port and manufacturing center. Today, it’s part of an economic corridor of large cities stretching down the East Coast from Boston to Washington, D.C.


QUICK FACTS

City: Wilmington
Zip Codes: 19805 19802 19803 19801 19806
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wilmington is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington jobs have increased by 4.10%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington's cost of living is 4.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Wilmington's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Wilmington's population is 71,948 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.59%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wilmington is $122,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.22%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Wilmington public schools spend $14,798 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Wilmington. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Wilmington

It's a good time to buy in Wilmington. Home Appreciation is up 0.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Wilmington Real Estate.

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Reviews for Wilmington    19 Reviews
I Cannot Wait To Rid Myself of This Place - 10/4/2017
I'm ready to get away from this whole state, once and for all! There are no real jobs here. The cost of living is getting entirely too high, as well as the crime.... (Read More)

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Park Plaza - 8/22/2016
can anyone offer information on the Park Plaza, 1100 Lovering Ave,... (Read More)

So far I'm impressed with Wilmington - 6/1/2016
When we sold our house in the burbs and downsized to a condo in Wilmington all our friends thought we were nuts. What about the crime? Well, we've been here for a year... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN WILMINGTON, DELAWARE
19805 19802 19803 19801 19806