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Wilmington, DE

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Welcome to Wilmington, North Carolina, where a fast-paced city life meets small town values. With a population of 106,000 that share the small sliver of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the banks of Cape Fear River, it definitely has a small community vibe. Don’t let that fool you though. There are a number of tourist attractions, fine dining establishments and even the largest movie production facility outside of California with such titles under its belt like Iron Man 3 and NBC’s Revolution TV series.

Apartments in Wilmington DE

$915-$1440

Top of the Hill Apartments
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$966-$1765

SDK Stratford Apartments
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$904-$1864

Korman Residential At Brandywine Hundred
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$825-$1475

Village at Fox Point
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$880-$1055

Longview Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$1150-$1675

Meridian Crossing
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Wilmington, DE is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.45%
  • 7.15%
  • 7.82%
  • Female
  • 8.81%
  • 7.38%
  • 6.33%
$872
is average rent in Wilmington, DE
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.97%
  • 3.54%
  • 5.52%
41.29%
of units are available for rent in Wilmington
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2067
  • 85
  • 1494
Getting Around in Wilmington, DE

Most people in this little oceanfront city tend to own cars and commute to work and play in their own way, but there are a number of other options at your disposal should you choose to take them. Since the city itself is relatively small, biking is encouraged. There’s a number of government maintained bicycle routes that connect Wilmington to other major cities in the area, as well as a public transit option in the form of fixed bus routes, shuttles and a free downtown trolley.

63
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
58
Transit Score®
"Good Transit"
The average commuter time in Wilmington is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.74%
  • 8.68%
  • 1.24%

Historic Downtown

<p>One of the main attractions of this lovely town is its historic downtown area. It encompasses nearly 300 blocks and is considered one of the largest designated historic districts in all of the United States. Some of the monuments you might see on an afternoon stroll are the George Davis Monument, the Confederate Memorial, The Bellamy Mansion and more. Recent demolitions have paved the way for more development, but this preserved historic area will always serve as a reminder of Wilmington's past.</p>

Wrightsville Beach

<p>The main reason locals and tourists alike come to Wilmington is simple the beaches! There are a number to choose from, like Carolina Beach and Kure Beach (both rightfully crowded in the summer), but if you want something a little more private with some beautiful views and entertainment on the piers, head to Wrightsville for all your fun in the sun needs. There's a beautiful restaurant overlooking the water that serves seafood caught fresh that day, and even an old fashioned arcade for the kids to play on while mom and dad are sneaking away for some private time.</p>

EUE Screen Gems Studio

<p>What most people don't know about Wilmington is that it's the third largest film and TV production site outside of LA. There are typically stars walking the streets, film crews on location, and even set tours that you can take at the studios themselves. Take a stroll through Dawson's Creek and One Tree Hill, or see where Kenny Powers does his thing for Eastbound &amp; Down. North Carolina has a rich film history and it's only grown since its inception with no signs of stopping.</p>