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Average Rent in Wilmington, DE

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Wilmington Studio - $1,5570%
Wilmington 1 Bed - $1,605+3%
Wilmington 2 Beds - $1,893+3%
Last updated 6/19/2024

Local Guide

See what Wilmington, DE has to offer.

Local Reviews

I like going to local pizza shop seasons. I like the quiet ness of town. I like the people of the town.

We walk along the brandywine river.There are a few historical landmarks. There are also some great parks.

I like that some people are trying to stop the crime. We have at lot of programs for people on drugs.

ITS A 65 AND OVER COMUNITY. ITS A NEIGHBORHOOD WHER E YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR DOOR UNLOCKED AND ALL THE PEOPLE ARE VERY FRIENDLY

A number of fast food and sit down restaurants. Close to 4 grocery chains and also some speciality stores . Good parking.

The unique they g is it's quite but then the kids come around and their loud and annoying at night and always smoking like crazy and

Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

21%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

27%

4 people

16%

5 people

7%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

54%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

4%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

12%

20-45

37%

45-65

25%

65+

13%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/19/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Wilmington, DE

In Wilmington, DE, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,557 to $1,893. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Wilmington, DE is $1,557. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,605. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,893.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

0%

Changed from $1,557 to $1,557
1 Bed

+3%

Changed from $1,558 to $1,605
2 Beds

+3%

Changed from $1,838 to $1,893
Last updated 6/19/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
7%
33%
34%
26%

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Reading$1,305-3%
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Norristown$1,220-20%
Lancaster$1,200-1%
Dover$1,1450%
Pottstown$1,035+18%
Newark$1,0250%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Philadelphia$1,787-2%
Norristown$1,602-1%
Levittown$1,590-2%
Bensalem$1,589+2%
Lancaster$1,575+5%
Ephrata$1,575+9%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,544-4%
Bel Air$1,521+14%
Newark$1,495-1%
Dover$1,425+8%
Reading$1,420-7%
Coatesville$1,301-9%
Pottstown$1,232+26%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
West Chester$2,239-5%
Pennsauken$2,173+12%
Philadelphia$1,925-8%
Levittown$1,867+2%
Bensalem$1,866-2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,849-5%
Norristown$1,842+8%
Lancaster$1,834+5%
Reading$1,702+4%
Ephrata$1,695+3%
Newark$1,662+5%
Dover$1,647+1%
Pottstown$1,390-3%
Coatesville$1,290-27%
Vineland$1,275+18%
Upper Darby$1,250+4%

Compare Neighborhoods

Little Italy

$1,325

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Delaware Avenue

$1,435

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Triangle

$1,495

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Wilmington, DE?

For renters in Wilmington seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Little Italy, Delaware Avenue, and Triangle, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,325, $1,435, and $1,495 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Downtown Wilmington and Riverfront, where the rents are $1,725 and $1,842, a favorable comparison to Wilmington's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,605.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Wilmington, DE?

In Wilmington, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Riverfront, Downtown Wilmington, and Triangle. A 1-bedroom apartment in Riverfront averages at $1,842, in Downtown Wilmington it averages $1,725, and in Triangle, the average is $1,495. For additional high-end living options, Delaware Avenue offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,435, and Little Italy at $1,325. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,605 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Wilmington, DE?

In Wilmington, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Downtown Wilmington, Delaware Avenue, and Triangle. In Downtown Wilmington, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,725. Delaware Avenue sees average rents of $1,435 for a 1-bedroom unit. Triangle offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,495. For those seeking other popular areas, Little Italy presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,325, and Riverfront at $1,842. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,605 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Riverfront$1,6850%
Downtown Wilmington$1,597-6%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Riverfront$1,8420%
Downtown Wilmington$1,725-7%
Triangle$1,495--
Delaware Avenue$1,435+5%
Little Italy$1,325--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Riverfront$2,7650%
Downtown Wilmington$2,245-13%
Delaware Avenue$1,945+10%
Brookland Terrace$1,650--
Triangle$1,450--
Little Italy$1,400-3%
Browntown$1,250+4%
Brandywine Village$950--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

10%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6262

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 9 of 18 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 14 of 18 renters

Percentage: 4646

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 18 renters

Percentage: 5454

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 31% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 16% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for Wilmington's coffee shop scene.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 40% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Wilmington looks good for nightlife.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 40% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A shopaholic favorite. Wilmington has a lot of style.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 24% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 14% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Wilmington is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 47% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 11% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 13% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 33% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Wilmington.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 63% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 14 of 18 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 18 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 14 of 18 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 13 of 18 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 13 of 18 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 11 of 18 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 9 of 18 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 18 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 11 of 18 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 14 of 18 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 15 of 18 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Wilmington

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