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Old 03-11-2008, 10:38 AM
 
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Default Thinking of moving to Wilmington

Hi Everyone... I am thinking of moving to Wilmington and would like some honest advice from locals on whether it would be a good fit for me or not. I am from upstate NY and am looking for a milder warmer climate that is close to a moderate sized city. I love nature, parks, outdoor recreation, and also shopping, museums, nightlife, and culture.

I have heard that the schools aren't that great, and that there is some crime (where isn't there?) I would love to live in the downtown area so I could walk to parks, shops, restaurants. I am not looking for a major city, just a place that has a lot of options.

Any info would help a lot! I will be looking for a teaching position so will be surviving on that salary. Rent approx in the 800's area.

Thanks again!
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Old 03-14-2008, 09:39 PM
 
Location: wilmington delaware
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Northwest Wilmington(Trolly Square) it has a nice park (Rockford Park) and no crime, North Wilminton it's a park downtown were a lot of people like to jog, bike ride.
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:54 AM
 
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Thanks Wilman. Would you consider the downtown area being a good place to live that is walkable to shops and restaurants? What are the suburbs of downtown like?
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