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Overview
Population:107,116
Pop. Change:19%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Wilmington Metro Area
County: New Hanover County
City:Wilmington
Zip Code:28403, 28412, ... 5 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Wilmington's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Wilmington Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized port city  Location: Southern North Carolina coast Elevation: 30 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Historic downtown Isolation
Nearby beaches Cost of living
Mild winters Crime rates

Interesting Facts about Wilmington, North Carolina

As of 2014, Wilmington's population is 107,116 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.84 percent.

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The median home cost in Wilmington is $154,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington's cost of living is 0.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Wilmington public schools spend $9,988 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Wilmington.

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The unemployment rate in Wilmington is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington jobs have Increased by 2.89 percent.


Ranked #38 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Ranked #104 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #172 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #233 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Wilmington

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Wilmington's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes