Delaware OH

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Delaware, OH Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Delaware Housing Market Information

With a population of 41,283, 14,203 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $220,332, Delaware real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Delaware, accounting for 63.33% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Delaware include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.79%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.56%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.30%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Delaware are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 59.08% owning and 40.92% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Delaware built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Delaware built between 2000 and later ( 30.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 14.17%). There's also some housing in Delaware built between 1940-1969 ( 13.30%).

Delaware Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Delaware have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 41.08%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Delaware house appreciation rate of 3.50%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Delaware's appreciation rate, at 4.61%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Delaware's appreciation rate has been 1.62%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.65%.

Relative to Ohio, our data show that Delaware's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Ohio.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Delaware differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Delaware - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Delaware real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,275,000 0.4
$956,001 - $1,275,000 0.0
$638,001 - $956,000 0.7
$510,001 - $638,000 2.1
$383,001 - $510,000 6.4
$255,001 - $383,000 23.6
$128,001 - $255,000 53.2
$64,001 - $128,000 8.7
$0 - $64,000 4.9

Very High for OH
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
36.0817518248175 18.6351706036745

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Delaware Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
52.32% 2.05%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,269 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.08
Renters 40.92
Vacant 5.77

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 31.0
1970 - 1999 41.6
1940 - 1969 13.3
1939 or Older 14.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.3
Townhomes 6.3
Small Apt. Buildings 11.6
Apt. Complexes 16.8
Mobile Homes 2.0
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.94
1 Bedroom 9.24
2 Bedrooms 26.55
3 Bedrooms 40.60
4 Bedrooms 21.00
5 or more bedrooms 1.67