Delaware Fair Market Rents

2024 Fair Market Rents

2024 FMRs in Delaware by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across Delaware based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Delaware is $1,468.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $2,095 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $574 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in Delaware are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does Delaware compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Delaware is $1,737 in New Castle County. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,298 in Sussex County.

Delaware ($1,468) has a 21.5% higher FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($1,208) and therefore has a higher gross rent.

Delaware is rank 11th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is higher than 45 other States and territories. Delaware is the 11th most expensive State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Delaware

Counties in Delaware (3)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
New Castle County 1st $1,303 $1,451 $1,737 $2,100 $2,422
Kent County 2nd $1,110 $1,117 $1,368 $1,928 $2,152
Sussex County 3rd $909 $988 $1,298 $1,656 $2,037

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.