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Nestled at the northeast tip of Delaware, along the Delaware River, is the town of Claymont. For years Claymont was a getaway location for the rich class of Philadelphia during the summer and warm days. That changed during the 20th century when industrialization finally reached the region, and Claymont began to produce goods, changing its agricultural roots as a small farming community.

Finding Apartments for Rent in Claymont, DE

Due to the town's size, Claymont has a small availability of apartments. Most apartment units range from one bedroom to three bedroom designs. Most people living in Claymont work in Wilmington to the south or further north in the greater region of Philadelphia. Life in Claymont is fairly quiet and an attractive break from Philadelphia.

Weather in Claymont, DE

The annual temperatures range from a high of high 80 degrees in the deep summer to a cold of under 30 degrees in the winter. Humidity tends to rise and peak during the late summer months before fall hits, and snow is clearly seen in the months from November to March.

Education in Claymont, DE

The local school system for the town is administered by the Brandywine School District. The District provides residents program including a preschool curriculum, elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. Claymont students are able to attend one of two high schools, working upward from multiple elementary schools and three middle schools in the District. In terms of higher education, Claymont has seven institutions of colleges or universities within a 20 mile radius of the town.

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Claymont, DE is $796 for a studio, $995 for one bedroom, $1,112 for two bedrooms, and $1,528 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Claymont has increased by 6.2% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 494 $796
1 BR 780 $995
2 BR 1,018 $1,112
3 BR 1,293 $1,528


47 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
38 Transit Score® Some Transit

Top Apartments in Claymont

  1. Woodacres Apartment Homes, Studio - 3 Bed, $980 - 1,770
  2. Naamans Village Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $925 - 1,212
  3. Whitney Apartments, Studio - 3 Bed, $826 - 1,623
  4. The Edge At Greentree, 1-3 Bed, $945 - 1,320
  5. The Reserve at Darley Green, 1-3 Bed, $1,360 - 1,780
  6. Top of the Hill Apartments, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,018 - 1,842
  7. Rivercroft Apartments and Townhouses, 1-2 Bed, $925 - 1,395
  8. Water View Court, 1-2 Bed, $825 - 1,055
  9. Harbor House, Studio - 3 Bed, $715 - 1,550


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