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Places With The Best Housing In Delaware 2021

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score72
  • New Castle, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,372
68
  • Elsmere, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,137
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
  • 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]
87
  • Pike Creek, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,466
60
  • 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]
73
  • 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]
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]
55
  • Seaford, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,417
67
  • Claymont, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,943
81
  • North Star, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,567
77
  • Edgemoor, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,335
62
  • Georgetown, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,917
66
  • Wilmington Manor, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,923
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]
57
  • Dover, DE
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,351
  • I agree with the previous poster. This town has an extremely high amount of crime. I heard the stories about Dover when I lived in another state with the drugs, home invasions and other violent crime. …[read more]
72
  • 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]
71
  • 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]
56
  • 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]
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]

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in Delaware. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in Delaware to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in Delaware as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in Delaware, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.