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  3. Housing
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    A-
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    B
  7. Jobs
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Lower Highlands is a neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware with a population of 1,929. Lower Highlands is in New Castle County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Lower Highlands offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lower Highlands there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lower Highlands and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lower Highlands are above average.
About Lower Highlands...
Population
1,929

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$478,159
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,147
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Lower Highlands Rankings

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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
$109,271
National
$55,322
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Lower Highlands Reviews

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Wilmington, DE has lot of businesses which include the DuPont company. It is very well-known in this area.
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It depends on various of area. People who live near the city of Wilmington tend to move more frequently
It's competitive in certain fields but there are always opportunity