Housing - Kent County, Delaware

Housing to fill every lifestyle is found in the county.

From beautiful old Victorian homes in Dover, Milford, and Smyrna, to modern townhouses, duplexes, apartments and many traditional homes in established neighborhoods, there is a home to be found for every budget. Competent Realtors and builders will be happy to assist home buyers in locating or building their dream home.

Number of Housing Units: 66,839
Number of Households: 55,424
Owner Occupied: 40,728
Rented: 12,717

Median Contract Rent: $640.00
(Mean) Contract Rent: $614.00
Median Mortgage Value: $80,100
Average (Mean) Mortgage: $91,200

Housing
Starts
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Multi Family 950 1,452 1,790 1,972 1,998 1,624 1,136
Single Family 138 0 380 161 272 216 146
  1088 1,452 2170 2133 2270 1840 1282
Mobile Home
Sales(Statewide)
 
n/a n/a n/a n/a 487 419 n/a

 


Kent County Apartment/Townhouse Rentals
No. of Rental Units (1, 2, 3 Bedroom): 5,213
Range of Rent for 2-bedroom Unit: $650.00 to $950.00
The above rent figures may or may not include utilities.

The 2000 Census indicates that of 39,655 units in Kent County, 8,172 were mobile homes.

NOTE: THERE IS NO SALES TAX IN DELAWARE

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