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Welcome to Delaware City, DE

Delaware City, DE, is a riverfront town located along that part of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal where it feeds into the Delaware River. Founded in the early 1800’s, Delaware City has a rich heritage as a shipping town and, with over 250 structures, its historic district is one of the largest in Delaware.

In its early years, Delaware City served as a shipping port bustling with commercial trade specializing in everything from fish & peaches to sheet metal. With the introduction of the railroad and the industrial age, Delaware City’s draw as center of commerce waned but its appeal as a residential area remained.

Although small, Delaware City includes many architecturally significant buildings from the Federal style of the 1820’s to the mail-order catalog homes made popular in the 1920’s. A blacksmith’s shop is still in operation and a popular crab house occupies an historic inn. Views of the Delaware River, Pea Patch Island and the New Jersey shore can be seen from the park at the foot of Clinton Street, Delaware City’s main street.

Delaware City serves as a portal to many local attractions such as Fort Delaware State Park, Fort DuPont, Battery Park, and the Delaware Estuary Marshes. Residents & visitors can take advantage of the many site-seeing & recreational opportunities around this quaint town as well as spend a leisurely time enjoying the shopping & dining the downtown area has to offer. Popular annual events such as Delaware City Day & Canal Fest further bring attention to this community that is not only concerned with infusing its town with new activity but also with preserving its natural & historical landmarks.

Delaware City Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 3 homes for sale in Delaware City, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
67% Land/lot and 33% Single Family.

67% Land/lot
33% Single Family

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 3
Average Home Size 0 ft² / 0 m²
Price Range ($74,900 - $335,000)

Weather in Delaware City

The average high temperatures in Delaware City range from 41 in January to 86 in July

Average home income in Delaware City

The average household income of a Delaware City resident is $72,382 with an average home value of $225,292

Population of Delaware City

Delaware City has 1,977 residents.

Home ownership in Delaware City

The average level of home ownership in Delaware City is 73%.

Education breakdown of Delaware City

Education levels of residents of Delaware City include: highschool 45%, associate 6%, bachelor 9%, graduate 4%.

Households in Delaware City

Delaware City has 747 homes, built on average 58 years ago.

Information from in and around Delaware City...

You are Viewing 1 to 3 of 3 homes for sale in Delaware City. These homes are comprised of Land/lot and Single Family. The average list price of these property results is 228,300. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Delaware City please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 3 homes for sale in Delaware City, DE are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Delaware City area. Member brokerages representing the 3 homes include Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate and Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. .