New Castle County, New Home Communities

New Castle County is located in the state of Delaware and has a population of almost 550,000 people. Its county seat is the town of Wilmington, which is also the largest city in the county, with 72,000 residents. New Castle County is the most developed county in the state and also has the highest population density.

The county is very much sports oriented, being home to the Wilmington Blue Rocks, a minor league baseball team, and the Delaware 87ers, a minor league basketball team. Additionally, there is a professional auto racing track here, Airport Speedway, which is active on every Saturday night during the summer season.

The county is home to many towns, villages and unincorporated communities. No matter which town or community you choose, the county has various opportunities for anyone to pursue a career and start a job in diverse fields.

Recreational opportunities here are diverse. There are many parks and facilities in New Castle County, which houses major tourist attractions, like Carousel Park, Delcastle Recreational Park and Rockwood Museum and Park. The latter enables its visitors to walk through Rockwood mansion, built between 1851 and 1854, by a Quaker merchant banker – Joseph Shipley. The landscape around it, the architecture of the mansion and the museum itself bring tourists from all over the country. The county also hosts many Farmers Markets, and has an array of park facilities, like playgrounds and picnic areas. The county's respective communities and government have made every area of the county safe and friendly.

There are many schools in New Castle County, both public and private, including universities like Wilmington University and University of Delaware, located in Newark. There is also a public library system.

The county hosts various events throughout the year across the towns and communities. There are special exhibitions organized by the Rockwood Museum, as well as extraordinary events such as the Platinum Picnic, Dancing in the Park and Food Truck Festival. Christmas celebrations here are also a delight to participate in.

The county of New Castle is home to a very quickly developing economy, thanks to the attention it gets from tourists all throughout the year. Being a part of any of New Castle County’s communities is a wonderful experience, giving residents a safe and happy life, with friendly neighbors. Contact NewHomeSource to help you find a home in New Castle County today!

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    New Castle County Communities

    Traditions at Whitehall by Benchmark Builders Inc

    Traditions at Whitehall by Benchmark Builders Inc in Wilmington-Newark Delaware

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    Benchmark Builders Inc in Middletown, DE

    Lorewood Grove Road
    Middletown, DE 19709

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    Summit Bridge - Carriage Homes by CalAtlantic Homes

    Summit Bridge - Carriage Homes by CalAtlantic Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    CalAtlantic Homes in Bear, DE

    From $352,990 - $362,990

    2949 Summit Bridge Rd
    Bear, DE 19701

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    2 homes match your search

    Spring Oaks by Ryan Homes

    Spring Oaks by Ryan Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware

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    Ryan Homes in Townsend, DE

    123 Wye Oak Drive
    Townsend, DE 19734

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    High Pointe at St. Georges - Carolina Collection by Toll Brothers

    High Pointe at St. Georges - Carolina Collection by Toll Brothers in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    Toll Brothers in New Castle, DE

    From $429,995 - $581,995

    1100 Casey Drive
    New Castle, DE 19720

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    The Overlook at Rockford Falls by Montchanin Builders

    The Overlook at Rockford Falls by Montchanin Builders in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    Montchanin Builders in Wilmington, DE

    From $569,900 - $599,900

    2433 Riddle Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19806

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    3 homes match your search

    The Estates At St. Anne's by Ryan Homes

    The Estates At St. Anne's by Ryan Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware

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    Ryan Homes in Middletown, DE

    From $444,990 - $504,990

    307 Galloway Street
    Middletown, DE 19709

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    4 homes match your search

    Rivercrest by CalAtlantic Homes

    Rivercrest by CalAtlantic Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    CalAtlantic Homes in Bear, DE

    From $289,990

    Visit Us at Meridian Crossing To Learn More 8 Meridian Boulevard
    Bear, DE 19701

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    Hyett's Crossing Townhomes by CalAtlantic Homes

    Hyett's Crossing Townhomes by CalAtlantic Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    CalAtlantic Homes in Middletown, DE

    From $199,490 - $220,490

    601 Irish Court
    Middletown, DE 19709

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    Summit Bridge Carriage Homes by CalAtlantic Homes

    Summit Bridge Carriage Homes by CalAtlantic Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware
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    CalAtlantic Homes in Bear, DE

    From $360,990 - $366,990

    2949 Summit Bridge Rd
    Bear, DE 19701

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    Legacy at The Preserve at Robinson Farms by Ryan Homes

    Legacy at The Preserve at Robinson Farms by Ryan Homes in Wilmington-Newark Delaware

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    Ryan Homes in Townsend, DE

    From $289,990 - $354,990

    910 Robinson Road
    Townsend, DE 19734

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    Top New Home Cities in New Castle County

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Middletown 22 $372,554
    Bear 10 $377,949
    Smyrna 7 $306,865
    Townsend 3 $362,906
    Wilmington 3 $466,066
    New Castle 2 $526,495
    Claymont 1 $286,566
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