The personal injury lawyers in Arundel, DE, at My Delaware Lawyers welcome you to take a closer look at the neighborhood.
The neighborhood of Arundel is located in the state’s largest city, Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. The nearby towns include Marshalltown, Albion, Pike Creek, and Spring Valley. The main roadways within the town are Limestone Road, McKennan’s Church Road, and Milltown Road. Mill Creek flows through the neighborhood.
The first inhabitants of the neighborhood were the Lenape Native American Indians, also known as the Delaware Indians. Dutch settlements included some of the first Europeans before the British began colonizing in 1664.
After 1800, several gunpowder mills were established on the rivers. This encouraged development, but the main growth of the area was seen during the Civil War. The greater area became significant suppliers of the following:
- railroad cars
- other war-related goods
Museums and Attractions
Located off of Fawkes Drive, on First Regiment Road, is the Delaware Military Museum. This museum is run by the Delaware Military Heritage and Education Foundation. They have a strong desire to share the history and services that the military and uniformed service members have provided for the past 350 years. The many displays and exhibitions highlight from pre-Revolutionary War to the Middle East Conflict, including:
- Naval War Room of 1812
- Kids Please Touch Room
- World War I and World War II
The Delcastle Recreational Park is located just north along McKennan’s Church Road. The park sits on over 400 acres, including an 18 hole golf course and many outdoor sports activities. Some of the amenities include:
- baseball field
- basketball courts
- football field
- playground equipment
- soccer field
- tennis courts
- volleyball court
The suburban neighborhood is mainly made up of single-family homes and townhomes. However, there is an apartment complex, Arundel Apartments, located on Cross fork Drive. Homes in the area average $419,828. Rent averages $1,999, which is higher than 83.9% of the neighborhoods in the state.
The Red Clay Consolidated School District provides the neighborhood’s educational needs. The district contains over 27 schools and has over 15,414 students enrolled throughout the district. The schools zoned for this neighborhood include:
- Heritage Elementary School – 523 students – located on Highlands Lane
- Skyline Middle School – 613 students – located on Skyline Drive
- McKean (Thomas) High School – 848 students – located on McKennan’s Church Road
Most households have an upper-middle income, making this neighborhood have a higher income than 83.0% of the neighborhoods in the country. Some of the different mixes of occupations represented include:
- 52.5% executive, management, and professional occupations
- 28.1% sales and service jobs
- 10.4% manufacturing and laborer occupations
- 9.0% clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
English is spoken by 85.5% of households, while other languages spoken include German or Yiddish, Polish, Spanish, and Chinese. Some commonly found ancestries within the community include the following:
- Italian (25.7%)
- Irish (21.5%)
- German (17.7%)
- English (12.1%)
- Asian (7.2%)
Follow along for more information on the greater area: Learning About Spring Valley, DE
Our Local Office
The Arundel, DE personal injury lawyers at My Delaware Lawyers proudly represent injured residents in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Call to schedule a review of your possible case and learn more about how they can help you.
Schuster Jachetti LLP
3407 Lancaster Pike,
Wilmington, DE 19805, USA