Header
Bookmark and Share

New Castle County, Delaware Housing Analysis


Narrow Your Investigation To Make Informed Decisions?

All | Demographics | Education | Geography | Economic | Housing | Government | Taxes | Weather | Crime

Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including New Castle County, Delaware, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(New Castle County, Delaware)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 80,273

Renter-occupied housing units : 14,092

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,393

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,478

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15,246

Renter-occupied housing units : 13,551

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 36,814

Renter-occupied housing units : 31,059


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(New Castle County, Delaware)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 12,466

Householder 35 to 44 years : 22,888

Householder 45 to 54 years : 29,486

Householder 55 to 59 years : 12,967

Householder 60 to 64 years : 10,008

Householder 65 to 74 years : 10,256

Householder 75 years and over : 3,559

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,503

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,915

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,259

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,627

Householder 60 to 64 years : 4,826

Householder 65 to 74 years : 9,610

Householder 75 years and over : 11,356


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(New Castle County, Delaware)

Less than $100 : 130

$100 to $149 : 0

$150 to $199 : 30

$200 to $249 : 36

$250 to $299 : 154

$300 to $349 : 308

$350 to $399 : 0

$400 to $449 : 0

$450 to $499 : 94

$500 to $549 : 72

$550 to $599 : 69

$600 to $649 : 436

$650 to $699 : 343

$700 to $749 : 758

$750 to $799 : 662

$800 to $899 : 985

$900 to $999 : 886

$1,000 to $1,249 : 929

$1,250 to $1,499 : 484

$1,500 to $1,999 : 216

$2,000 or more : 101


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(New Castle County, Delaware)

Less than 10.0 percent : 2,287

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 4,700

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 7,936

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 7,099

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 6,951

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 5,210

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 4,328

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 5,328

50.0 percent or more : 14,639

Not computed : 3,702


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(New Castle County, Delaware)

Built 2010 or later : $285,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $323,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $285,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $253,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $235,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $240,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $208,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $182,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $200,900


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in New Castle County, Delaware: 66.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Delaware: 67.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in New Castle County, Delaware

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 2,199 2,199 $182,854,465
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 18 240 $6,669,122
  Total

2,217 2,439 $189,523,587
2000        
  Single Family 1,404 1,404 $119,010,857
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 46 609 $23,683,840
  Total

1,450 2,013 $142,694,697
2001        
  Single Family 1,579 1,579 $138,701,512
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 32 160 $13,186,564
  Total

1,611 1,739 $151,888,076
2002        
  Single Family 2,026 2,026 $162,471,643
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 16 96 $2,400,000
  Total

2,042 2,122 $164,871,643
2003        
  Single Family 1,722 1,722 $140,135,678
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 36 542 $11,403,805
  Total

1,758 2,264 $151,539,483
2004        
  Single Family 1,934 1,934 $174,040,492
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 88 $2,250,000
  Total

1,935 2,022 $176,290,492
2005        
  Single Family 1,420 1,420 $132,645,054
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 89 $3,413,160
  Total

1,428 1,509 $136,058,214
2006        
  Single Family 1,312 1,312 $112,148,293
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 9 230 $9,092,880
  Total

1,321 1,542 $121,241,173


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (New Castle County, DE): $52,419
Median Household Income In 2000 (Delaware): $47,381


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (New Castle County): $132,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Delaware): $122,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in New Castle County, Delaware

Utility Gas: 49.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.7%
Electricity: 22.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 23.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in New Castle County, Delaware

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 27.61%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.78%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 15.49%
  • Other institutional facilities : 1.42%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 43.2%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 10.49%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (New Castle County): $670
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Delaware): $639
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (New Castle County): $958


(updated 2010)



Back to Top

Do you want to research new castle county, delaware? If you are considering a move, want to view where your friends live,
or just discovering a new place to travel, our data will interest you!

Use any data on this web site at your own risk. citymelt.com does not warrant or certify the correctness of data.