78 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE 19706-7702 $279,900

Beds/Baths: 2/1.1
Acreage: 0.1
Age:124 years
MLS#: DENC2037404
Subdivision: Delaware City


GREAT BUSINESS/INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! This Water View Commercial Building is situated on a DOUBLE LOT, between two successful businesses on Clinton Street. There is a residential unit upstairs but can only be financed via Cash or commercial financing. Previously used as a Pet Salon with an apartment above. There is a front and rear entrance to both levels. The main level is currently being used as a pet grooming business but has a lot of opportunities for other businesses. Walking in you'll notice how open area the area is with a powder room and laundry hookup, a rear access door to the backyard, and a multicar private driveway, with a large shed for extra storage and outdoor equipment. The upper level features an eat-in kitchen, with a laundry area, a full bath and a main-floor bedroom with double closets. Completing this level, a bright open living room with a view of Clinton Street, the Community Park, Canal and the Delaware River. Adventure up to the third level to find a multi-purpose spacious room with original wood flooring. To be used as a second bedroom, family room/office or game room. There is an additional rear lot that can be subdivided for new construction housing or used for additional business parking. Updates include NEW back doors and NEW rear steps to the upper level. NEW carpet and flooring in the upper apartment. Upgrades pavers on the front sidewalk. Two Newer HVAC Units, provide instant hot water. Front & back security cameras are provided. Downtown Delaware Development Program is offering 20% back on any new construction or renovations in this district. (The Mainstreet coordination says it is working great for some investors using it there)

Taxes: $1,321
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial
Elem. School: SouthernMid. School: Gunning BedfordHigh School: William Penn


Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, Lower Floor Laundry, Upper Floor Laundry


Carpet Flooring, Wood Flooring

Flat Roof, Metal Roof, Pitched Roof, Copper Plumbing, Patio(s)

Water View

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Public Elementary (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 2.18 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 4.16 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 2.39 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 4.67 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Delaware City (19706), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 33
  • Average salary of people in this community: $38,108

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 428
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.74
  • Households w/ Children: 64%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 482 (66.9%)
  • Rented: 172 (23.9%)
  • Vacant: 66 (9.2%)
  • Total: 720

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 1,858
Households: 654
Median Age: 40.50

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.5%
  • Some High School: 6.7%
  • High School Graduate: 44.2%
  • Some College: 18.2%
  • Associate Degree: 7.0%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 17.9%
  • Graduate Degree: 4.4%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $61,354

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $770
  • Two Bedroom: $1,147
  • Three Bedroom: $1,316

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: BHHS Fox & Roach - Hockessin , (302) 999-9999

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Listing data as of 10/01/2023.

78 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE 19706-7702

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