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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Delaware 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score51
  • Seaford, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,417
57
  • Milford, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,532
  • After being a resident of Milford, Delaware for the past 2 years I cannot recommend it highly enough... as a place to avoid at all costs! There is absolutely nothing redeeming about this place. Someone…[read more]
61
  • Dover, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,351
  • I had previously worked in Dover. I would not recommend working or living in this area. The crime rate is off the charts. Their crime rate is 86% higher, than the rest of the country. That's almost…[read more]
69
  • Smyrna, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
  • I do not regret moving to Smyrna. I enjoy waking up in this town. It is small but with a big personality. The city has a lot to offer to the residents. From many amenities to schools and employment. I…[read more]
54
  • Wilmington, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 71,502
  • I first visited Wilmington, DE as a child and was taken back by the beauty of the cobble stone streets. The largest city in Delaware, Wilmington is filled with history. One of the first cities in the…[read more]
66
  • Elsmere, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,137
62
  • Wilmington Manor, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,923
58
  • Georgetown, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,917
67
  • Claymont, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,943
62
  • Brookside, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,853
  • Thinking back of living in Brookside, DE I happened to glanace at the official city's activities page. It does list larger items such as the car show in nearby Newark, DE. What really defines the town…[read more]
77
  • Edgemoor, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,335
71
  • Bear, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,904
  • I'm the type of person that absolutely thrives on freedom and diversity. That's why when I visit my friends living in the City of Bear, DE, I enjoy myself so much. You can truly find your niche here.…[read more]
73
  • New Castle, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,372
80
  • Pike Creek Valley, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,077
  • If you are looking for a place to live that gives you a decent commute to Philly, but yet gives you a great community to reside in, then consider living in Pike Creek Valley, Delaware. I have lived here…[read more]
71
  • Middletown, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,045
  • This is a very boring place. no jobs, a lot of people get hired at the warehouse call amazon. Com temporarily through a temp agency. Or the little gas stations such as Wawa and Walmart or Food Lion and…[read more]
71
  • Newark, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,941
  • Newark, DE is filled with lots of fun activities that are ideal for families or friends. If you've been living in the area for a while and have run out of things to do, here are a few suggestions that…[read more]
69
  • Glasgow, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,230
  • A pet-friendly suburb of Newark. It isn't like Newark at all. There is very little night-life. It is the beginning of the South, It is the home of the norhernmost ABC stores, cottonmouth snakes, and…[read more]
87
  • Pike Creek, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,466
80
  • North Star, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,567
76
  • Hockessin, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,702
  • If you're looking for beautiful suburban neighbourhoods surrounded by a peaceful natural setting then Hockessin is a city that you find very appealing. Living in Hockessin has been a wonderful…[read more]

Finding an affordable place to live in Delaware is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Delaware that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Delaware. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Delaware.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Delaware with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Delaware, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Delaware, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.