Delaware Land for Sale
Delaware, also known as the First State, is an Atlantic coast state that has a climate that is a part of the humid subtropical climate zone with average temperatures in the 80s in the summer, but can get quite cold in the winter months. The southern half of the state has a milder climate and a longer growing season than the northern portion of the state and is a part of the Northeastern coastal forested and mixed oak areas typical of the northeastern United States. Wikipedia reports that “According to a 2013 study by Phoenix Marketing International, Delaware had the ninth-largest number of millionaires per capita in the United States.” Economic drivers of the state include poultry, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products and corn.
Zillow reports that “The median home value in Delaware is $257,521. Delaware home values have declined -0.0% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -2.9% within the next year.” Smart Asset says, “Delaware boasts the sixth lowest property tax rate of any state in the U.S. The average effective property tax rate is just 0.56%. That means that, on average, a home in the state of Delaware with a market value of $200,000 would have taxes of about $1,120 annually,” with the average county tax rate at 0.726% and an estimated annual property tax of $1,815. Best Places lists Delaware as having a cost of living rating at 102.7 which is just above the national rating of 100.
Hunting Land for Sale in Delaware
Land Watch does not list any hunting land for sale in Delaware, but there are many properties, farms, and ranches up for grabs, generally anywhere from just a few acres to several hundred the largest if these is a 215 acres parcel in Harrington, Kent County. The statewide archery deer season begins September 1, 2020 for bowhunting, October 9 for early muzzleloader, and on November 13 for shotgun hunters. Duck season opens on October 23 through November 3. Delaware also has good opportunities to fish, boat, hike, camp, and many trails for ATVs.
Farm Land for Sale in Delaware
At 187 acres a farm in Clayton, Kent County goes for 1.1 million dollars and is one of the largest. Farm Flavor says, “Delaware agriculture is thriving thanks to farming, the state’s No. 1 industry with a worth of $8 billion.” Corn is the state’s primary crop along with lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peaches, pears, and many others. According to the USDA, land in Delaware is worth nearly $9,000 per acre which is well above the national average.
Cheap Land for Sale in Delaware
There are just over 800 wooded areas, lots, and other small pieces of land in Delaware that go anywhere from $11,000 to over one million. There are two major zones in the state, Central and Southern with the Central zone being the least expensive of the two. One good sized piece in Dagsboro, Sussex County is 82 acres of prime timber for $328,000 which is about as cheap as it gets in Delaware.