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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to senior apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 59 senior apartments in Wilmington and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Senior Apartments near Wilmington, Delaware

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Harrison Hill Apartments

1015 Andrew Drive, West Chester, PA 19380

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SPECIAL: 13 Month Lease with First Month Free on a $1500/month 1BR Prescott Model. Call for details, some restrictions apply.Application Fee: $45 per applicantReservation Fee: $500 (This becomes your Security Deposit once Approved).No Amenity Fees and No Entrance Fees!Specifically designed for...

St. Martha Villa

490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335

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Since our founding in 2003, St. Martha Villa has proudly served in the Chester County Community by providing exceptional care. Our bright, spacious, one story building is situated on a beautifully landscaped campus with numerous outdoor gardens, walking paths and even a putting green! The...

Victoria Park at North East

520 S Main St, North East, MD 21901

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Victoria Park offers quality living exclusively for those ages 55 and over, seeking convenience and a sense of community. Details have been designed into the apartment homes with an eye to comfort, accessibility and quiet elegance. Age and experience have definite advantages. At Victoria Park,...

Canvas Valley Forge

101 Bryce Ln, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Canvas is a brand-new concept in 55+ living. At Canvas, you can live your life on your own time, and let us take care of the details. Let your home set you free.SERVICES:Focus on living your best life—and let us take care of the details. Our selection of useful services was designed to help you...

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Vernon House

3226 Clifford St., Philadelphia, PA 19121

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At Vernon House, you’ll find a 62+ Senior Philadelphia apartment community where everything you want is brought together: a location in the neighborhood where you want to live, amenities designed to make your life more enjoyable, and features that are both modern and centered on comfort.When you...

Bridgetowne Arms Apartments

98 Central Ave, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

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Pewter Village at Collingswood

1058 Eldridge Ave W, Oaklyn, NJ 08107

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Maple Village

22 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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At Maple Village, we have a myriad of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. All...

BCI Fairgreen Apartments

100 Greenway, Perryville, MD 21903

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Keystone Villa at Douglassville Independent Living

1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

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At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want...

St. Mary Villa

701 Lansdale Ave, Lansdale, PA 19446

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Nestled quietly near the Wissahickon creek in Lansdale, PA is St. Mary Villa for Independent and Retirement living. From the moment you enter the elegant and well-appointed lobby, you'll feel immediately at home. Once you walk on the wide paths through the gardens and pass the chapel filled with...

Zurbrugg Mansion

531 Delaware Ave, Delanco, NJ 08075

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A Historic Architectural Marvel located on the Delaware River in Delanco, NJ. The Zurbrugg Mansion is a Georgian Style Mansion that was designed by Philadelphia architect Frank Furness and built for the Swiss Industrialist Theophilus Zurbrugg in 1910. The recently restored Historic Mansion offers...

Heather Gate of Oxford Valley

8101 Font Hill Court, Langhorne, PA 19047

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Heathergate at Oxford Valley is a 55+ community that boasts 17 gorgeous green acres conveniently situated in Lower Bucks County. This exceptional locale makes it an ideal setting for active adults seeking a lifestyle that offers all of the bells and whistles without the everyday hassles of...

Luther Arms Apartments

323 S Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

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Located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Luther Arms Apartments offers an opportunity for affordable senior housing to residents. Consisting of 149 assisted rental units, Luther Arms Apartments provides rental subsidies, allowing a resident to pay 30 percent of his income for rent. Luther...

Bowleys Garden Plaza

5200 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206

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Bowleys Garden Plaza is an affordable senior housing apartment complex for seniors 55 and older located in a cozy and peaceful neighborhood in Baltimore, Baltimore county, Maryland. Bowleys Garden Plaza is located with easy access to nearby shopping centers, coffee shops, banking, houses of...

Holy Family Independent Living

1308 Spring St, Bethlehem, PA 18018

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Quiet, residential home living.3 bedroom home with wall to wall carpeting, stove, refrigerator, central heating and air conditioning, full size washer and dryer, private patio, porch and garden area. Amenities: Enjoy the privacy of your own house with the amenities of apartment living,...

Warren Place Senior Apartments

10535 York Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

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Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

Village at Chester

1540 Postal Rd, Chester, MD 21619

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The Village at Chester is located in the picturesque city of Chester, Queen Anne's County, Maryland by Kent Island Narrows. The region boasts gorgeous walking and biking trails, plenty of fine dining experiences and plenty to see and do. Village at Chester is a senior housing community which is...

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Learn More About Learn More About Senior Apartments in Wilmington, DE

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and include amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

When it comes to senior apartments, Wilmington, Delaware offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About Wilmington, DE

Cost of Living

Compared to other cities in the region, Wilmington is considered to be an extremely affordable option. The cost-of-living index is rated four points lower than the national average and the grocery index is equivalent to the national average. All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax96100$1,06620.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent$164,049$40,221No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

There are 2 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services to the city. The top hospitals that service Wilmington include:

  • Wilmington Hospital – This hospital offers a full Emergency Department and helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities, a center for rehabilitation, and a joint replacement center.
  • Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatric Consultation – The first and most comprehensive outpatient center for seniors and their families dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  • Saint Francis Hospital – A full-service hospital that provides a number of services including cancer care, cardiology, and physical therapy. They also provide dialysis and home care services.

Weather and Climate

Wilmington has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the summers tend to be hot and muggy while the winters tend to be mild or cold. On average, the humidity level for Wilmington is roughly 66%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low76°F87°F (July)64°F (July)36°F46°F (December)26°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating59 (Moderate)76 in December (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallNatural Disasters4”6” (October)13”Hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for New Castle County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party61.95%32.52%5.53%

Population Statistics

Total PopulationPopulation densityPopulation trend71,1062,517 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.05%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3625%10%5%4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree36%26%11%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified1.2%58.3%10.2%<1%<1%9.2%3%4%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens5,3565817

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans9%60%13%27%7%6%

Wilmington is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the banks of both the Delaware and Christinia Rivers, many seniors find living in Wilmington to be pleasant and relaxing. The Downtown area is filled with lots of local history such as the DuPont Building which was built in the 20th century, the 1802 DuPont gunpowder works and the DuPont family’s Georgian-style home. The Hagley Museum showcases much of the DuPont family’s history in the city. The Old Swedes Church located between the Christina River and Brandywine Creek was built in 1698 and offers a glimpse into the past. Brandywine Park is located to the north of the city and has many walking paths and a zoo. The Delaware Art Museum was founded in 1902 and has a collection of more than 12,000 objects as well as a 9-acre sculpture park.

Transportation

Although it may be difficult to get around the city without a car, public transportation is available in certain parts of the city such as Downtown. The bus system, the Delaware Administration for Regional Transit also known as DART First State marks there bus stops with blue and white signs throughout the city.

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There are 20 senior apartments near Wilmington, Delaware. See the full list.

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