NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, NC is located in New Hanover County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Wilmington is about 221,211 with about 929 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 255,616.

The Average Home Value is $222,350.00, which is roughly 28% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 15% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $54,700.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 5% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wilmington is about 6.9%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

New Hanover County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 4.25% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 50.17%
Republican: 48.04%
Libertarian: 1.15%
Other: 0.36%
Green: 0.27%


Nearby Locations

Wilmington, NC (3.44 mi.)
Belville, NC (5.94 mi.)
Navassa, NC (5.94 mi.)
Northwest, NC (5.94 mi.)
Leland, NC (5.94 mi.)
Castle Hayne, NC (6.85 mi.)
Winnabow, NC (9.81 mi.)
Rocky Point, NC (12.61 mi.)
Carolina Bch, NC (13.40 mi.)
Carolina Beach, NC (13.40 mi.)
Currie, NC (15.65 mi.)
Kure Beach, NC (16.08 mi.)
Delco, NC (16.33 mi.)
Blng Spg Lks, NC (18.15 mi.)
Saint James, NC (18.15 mi.)
Bald Head Isl, NC (18.15 mi.)
Southport, NC (18.15 mi.)
Bolivia, NC (18.86 mi.)
Hampstead, NC (19.88 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28401, 28403, 28405, 28409, 28411, 28412
Latitude : 34.265871
Longitude : -77.969741
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 3 ft.
Area Code(s) : 910

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.29
Male Population Estimate : 40.58%
Female Population Estimate : 43.56%
Median Age : 37.1
Male Median Age : 35.8
Female Median Age : 38.3

White Population Estimate : 67.76%
Black Population Estimate : 13.29%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.56%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.50%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.90%
Other Population Estimate : 2.12%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wilmington specifically.
Average # of Homicides for New Hanover County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for New Hanover County: About 447 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

New Hanover County is about 38% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 36% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.