Claymont, DE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,125 housing units in Claymont. This represents a 1.2% growth from 4,075 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,125 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Claymont is about 56.1%. Claymont's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.2%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Claymont were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom20%
Two Bedrooms25.60%
Three Bedrooms35.80%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$116,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$95,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$574

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan13.30%
Simple Mortgage52.50%
Debt Free27.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%