Rentals in Delaware
Delaware is home to 406,489 housing units. The average household size of rented homes is 2.58 persons in Delaware. Renters account for 88,881, or 27% of the occupied homes in Delaware. Home owners account for 73% of Delaware's population. The average rent for an apartment in Delaware in the last 12 months has been $1579. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1347, $1612, and $1799 respectively.
The capitol of Delaware is Dover and the population of Delaware is 897,934. The most populated cities in Delaware are Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Milford, and Seaford.
Weather and Climate
Located in the northeastern United States, Delaware has a humid continental climate. Winter temperatures average at a high of 40 degrees and 12 for the low, and summer temperatures average around 90 degrees for the high and 60 for the low. Be prepared for either rain or snow in Delaware, depending on the season. It has an annual average snowfall of 20.2 inches, and an average of 45.7 inches in annual rainfall.
Women are slightly older than men, 41.1 to 37.4 respectively. They also outnumber men slightly 51.5% to 48.5% respectively. If you were curious, that makes the median age in Delaware 38.8 years old. There are 406,489 households, with each home averaging $55,847 in annual income in Delaware. 8.10% of Delaware’s population is in poverty, and 9.70% do not have any health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
Delaware is home to several universities including the University of Delaware, Wilmington College, and Delaware State University. 29% of its population is enrolled in college or university and 16.50% of Delaware’s residents have obtained a bachelor's degree. Don’t try to find any major league sports teams here; Delaware has no major league sports.
Industry and Employment
Delaware’s top industries include chemicals, food processing, transportation equipment, and shellfish. There are 411,120 employed residents, and 5.90% of Delaware's population is unemployed. Delaware residents drive on average 24.30 minutes to work each day.