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Pros

-Historic downtown
-Nearby beaches
-Mild winters

Cons

-Isolation
-Cost of living
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Wilmington Metro Area


Wilmington is an old Colonial port city known for shipping, agricultural processing, and flowers. The historic town center and waterfront along the Cape Fear River is interesting and attractive. Due to its historic interest and its location on a peninsula formed by the Cape Fear River on the west and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the east, housing costs and cost of living tend to be higher than other small North Carolina cities.

Highlights


Mid-sized port city - Southern North Carolina coast See Local Real Estate
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City: Wilmington
Zip Codes: 28403, 28412, ... 5 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Wilmington


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Wilmington is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington jobs have Increased by 3.18 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington's cost of living is 1.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Wilmington's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Wilmington's population is 115,933 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 108.78 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Wilmington is $186,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Wilmington public schools spend $8,949 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Wilmington. Learn more...

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Wilmington Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Wilmington. Home Appreciation is up 5.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Wilmington Real Estate.
The median home price in Wilmington is $186,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  3/21/2018
Best Up and Coming City on the East Coast

Point blank, the best up and coming city on the East Coast. My fiancée and I picked Wilmington, after an exhaustive search of the continental USA. Between us, we... (Read More)

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  3/21/2018
Best Up and Coming City on the East Coast

Point blank, the best up and coming city on the East Coast. My fiancée and I picked Wilmington, after an exhaustive search of the continental USA. Between us, we... (Read More)

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  9/1/2016
Not that South!

Wilmington has a great climate. It is far enough south that you genuinely don't get snow and it's far enough north that you don't get the humidity of Florida. The... (Read More)

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