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78 Apartments for rent in Wilmington, DE

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Last updated December 12 at 3:54pm UTC
1201 New St
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated November 30 at 1:45am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
168 PALADIN DRIVE
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 12 at 9:44am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,000
315 S Harrison St
Hedgeville
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 11 at 5:38pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
215 N LINCOLN STREET
Little Italy
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 6 at 4:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,075
1005 W 28th St
Ninth Ward
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 9 at 2:23am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
245 FILBERT AVENUE
Elsmere
Wilmington, DE
Updated November 28 at 7:41pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$925
1716 W 13TH STREET
Forty Acres
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
1110 BRAKEN AVENUE
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,799
1010 TALCON DRIVE
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:22am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
33 N RODNEY DRIVE
Edgemoor
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:20am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,100
220 N LINCOLN STREET
Little Italy
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
6 OREGON ROAD
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 5 at 10:21am UTC
1 Bedroom
$990
5067 E WOODMILL DRIVE
Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 10 at 10:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
607 W 8th St
Trinity Vicinity
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 7 at 10:21am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$950
1651 Coleman St
Browntown
Wilmington, DE
Updated October 31 at 1:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
N Pine St
Eastlake
Wilmington, DE
Updated December 10 at 8:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,025
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City Guide
Wilmington
Transportation

The city of Wilmington is so small, you really don't need a car or public transportation to get around. However, a car is very useful when the weather is bad. Local public transportation can be a big hassle, but Amtrak and SEPTA are very handy when traveling outside the city and the state. Insider's tip: When traveling out of state, to let's say New York, locals often use the metered spaces on Rosa Parks Street. This is a great spot for free weekend parking on a well-lit street less than a block from the train station. Park late Friday afternoon and get back by Sunday night, and you've got three days of free parking with the city police and the Amtrak police strolling the block regularly.

Heating

The character of Wilmington's older and historic residences is hard to turn down. However, heating costs for these places is often through the roof. So, if you just can't stand it and have to rent that beautiful colonial townhome from the 1920's, then be prepared to pay hundreds of dollars to heat it in the winter months.

Neighborhoods
North of the Brandywine River

Brandywine Hill. A neighborhood of historic homes, lots of green space, meandering creeks, and slow-rolling, woodsy streets named after famous writers.

Harlan. A pleasantly uneventful neighborhood, with lots of activities just outside the borders.

Brandywine Village. Great for street smart renters who enjoy getting out of the house, with the riverside Brandywine Park for daytime fun and downtown debauchery for night time fun. Thus the name – Brandy and Wine.

Ninth Ward. Inexpensive apartments, old brick and colonial style row houses, and a few nice rental homes within walking distance to downtown.

Triangle. Historic homes from the 1920's and lots to do, with the Brandywine Zoo, Brandywine Park, and lots of good eats... not to mention the buzzing nightlife just across the river.

Price Run. Neighborhood of quaint townhomes centered around the enormous Price Run Park.

East of I-95

Downtown. Eats, drinks, art, theater, and local jam sessions, with a population that includes young professionals and art students that feel free to skateboard through the neighborhood after midnight.

Midtown Brandywine. Riverside neighborhood of detached homes and row homes surrounded by parks, downtown tom-foolery, and the free week-long DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, held at Rodney Square each year.

Southbridge. However, many strong, long-time residents are breathing life and community into the neighborhood. Beautiful Exhibit A: Local barbershop teaches GED classes.

Wilmington Waterfront. Walkable with high-priced high rise apartments, featuring birds-eye views of the city, the river, and the annual Riverfront Blues Festival at Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park.

Trinity Vicinity. A good neighborhood for young, restless urbanites who love historic homes, downtown nightlife, and busy streets.

West of I-95

Cool Spring. A tiny, quiet enclave of seniors and families and the culture of Little Italy to the walkable west.

Hilltop. A comfortable neighborhood, with Little Italy as its centerpiece.

The Highlands. Walkable, artsy, and Irish, with a happening nightlife at Trolley Square, and riverside parks that run all the way to downtown.

The Flats. With half a dozen car shops in this hood, along with eats, drinks, a library and a golf course nearby... this would be a great place to live and a great place for your car to break down.

The little city of Wilmington is waiting, are you ready to start a corporation here (nation's number one choice for that sort of thing) and find an apartment too?