Wilmington, DE 

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-2.4% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

104.1 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 5.7

summer / winter

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Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, Delaware is a vibrant city located in the Eastern United States. Home to attractions such as Hagley Museum and Library and the Nemours Mansion and Gardens, visitors can enjoy outdoor activities and nature when visiting Wilmington. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, shops, restaurants and performance venues such as The Queen theatre and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. For entertainment, visitors can explore downtown shopping districts along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Wilmington has something for everyone! Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border.
Zip Codes: 19805 19802 19803 19801 19806
Cost of Living: 4.1% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level
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Arts and culture
Historic interest
Low economic growth
Some urban decay
Violent crime

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.


The unemployment rate in Wilmington is 10.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington's cost of living is 4.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wilmington's Cost of Living

September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Wilmington, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, New Castle county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 67.8% to 30.7%. More Voting Stats

Wilmington's population is 70,926 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 22.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Wilmington is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.7%.

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. More Education

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Housing Market in Wilmington

It's a good time to buy in Wilmington. Home Appreciation is up 10.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wilmington is .

Reviews for Wilmington   18 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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