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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Forty Acres is a neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware with a population of 1,318. Forty Acres is in New Castle County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Forty Acres offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Forty Acres there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Forty Acres and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Forty Acres are above average.
About Forty Acres...
Population
1,318

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$365,564
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$742
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Forty Acres Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$132,200
National
$55,322
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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