Average Rent In Delaware For January 2024

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2024-01-18
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What is the average rent in Delaware?

The average rent in Delaware for January 2024 is $1,418, according to the most recent data from ApartmentList - January 3, 2024. The average rent of a 2-bedroom apartment in Delaware is $1,412. The average rent of a 1-bedroom apartment in Delaware is $1,196.

Compared to the national average of $1,379, Delaware rent costs 2.8% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Delaware ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Most Dangerous Cities In Delaware

How Does Delaware Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticDEUSA% Difference
Average Rent$1,418$1,379 2.8%
M-o-M Change -$13-$11 18.2%
Y-o-Y Change $7-$14 -150.0%
M-o-M % Change -0.9%-0.8% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.5%-1.0% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Delaware


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Delaware increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. 1-Bedroom rent is the cheapest in Delaware clocking in at $1,196, while a 2-bedroom rental will set you back $1,412 per month.

If you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 2-bedroom rental for $706/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Delaware check out:

Month Over Month Delaware Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Delaware has experienced a -$13 change in rent over the past month going from $1,431 to $1,418. That change comes out to -0.9%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed -$11 in the past month or -0.8%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2017 for Delaware:

Year Over Year Delaware Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Delaware changed $7 from $1,411 to $1,418. A change of $7 means that rents changed 0.5% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of -$14 in the past year or -1.0%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2017 for Delaware:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Delaware

Camden, DE
Source: Public domain

Population: 3,486
Median Rent: $1,643
More on Camden: Data | Crime | Real Estate

2. Townsend
Townsend, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Smallbones | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 2,195
Median Rent: $1,498
More on Townsend: Real Estate

3. Millville
Millville, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Famartin | CC BY-SA 4.0

Population: 1,709
Median Rent: $1,471
More on Millville: Real Estate

Clayton, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Elemenel | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 3,134
Median Rent: $1,402
More on Clayton: Data | Crime | Real Estate

5. Rehoboth Beach
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Dough4872 | CC BY-SA 4.0

Population: 1,218
Median Rent: $1,317
More on Rehoboth Beach: Real Estate

Newark, DE
Source: Wikipedia User | GFDL

Population: 33,243
Median Rent: $1,293
More on Newark: Data | Crime | Cost Of Living | Real Estate

7. Ocean View
Ocean View, DE
Source: Public domain

Population: 2,150
Median Rent: $1,272
More on Ocean View: Crime | Real Estate

New Castle, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Ataraxy22 | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 5,364
Median Rent: $1,269
More on New Castle: Data | Crime | Cost Of Living | Real Estate

Middl, DE
Source: Public domain

Population: 20,754
Median Rent: $1,212
More on Middl: Data | Real Estate

10. Cheswold
Cheswold, DE
Source: Wikipedia User Dough4872 | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 1,239
Median Rent: $1,166
More on Cheswold: Real Estate

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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