Sussex County, Delaware 

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Population

215,551

+12.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$53,505

Median Home Price

$278,300

United States / Delaware / No Metro Area / Sussex County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Sussex County, Delaware

Small town - Delmarva Peninsula, 8 miles south of Delaware border. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Sussex County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Sussex, DE Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Moderate climate
Outdoor recreation
Small-town feel
Cons
Isolation
High violent crime rate
Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Salisbury Metro Area

Salisbury is a quiet small town along the Wicomico River in an area known as Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It has a history as a port and transportation center serving the agricultural “Delmarva” peninsula, incorporating eastern Maryland, Delaware, and a part of Virginia. The area is pleasant with few extremes, thanks to the nearby waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Cost of living is reasonable for the region. The area has become a bit of a magnet for small businesses seeking to escape higher-cost east coast cities.


QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Delaware
County: Sussex County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Milford, Seaford, 26 total
Zip Codes: 19966, 19973, 19958, 19963, 19947, 19956, 19971, 19968, 19933, 19975, 22 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 33 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sussex County is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sussex County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sussex County's cost of living is 6.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sussex County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sussex county remained strongly Republican, 55.1% to 43.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sussex County's population is 215,551 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sussex County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.

SCHOOLS
Sussex County public schools spend $16,053 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Sussex County. More Education



Best Places to Live in Sussex Rankings


Housing Market in Sussex

It's a good time to buy in Sussex. Home Appreciation is up 4.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sussex is .

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Reviews for Sussex   1 Reviews
Lower Delaware - 3/8/2018
Sussex County with its clean beaches and lowest property taxes in the state makes it a great place to live and retire... Read More

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MAPS OF SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE
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ZIP CODES IN SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE
19966, 19973, 19958, 19963, 19947, 19956, 19971, 19968, 19933, 19975, 22 total

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