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Overview
Population:363,648
Pop. Change:33%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area:Wilmington Metro Area
County:New Hanover, Brunswick, ... 3 total
City:Wilmington, Murraysville, ... 45 total
Zip Code:28403, 28412, ... 29 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 the Wilmington, North Carolina Metro Area

As of 2014, Wilmington Metro Area's population is 363,648 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.12 percent.

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The median home cost in Wilmington Metro Area is $175,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington Metro Area's cost of living is 3.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Wilmington Metro Area public schools spend $9,692 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Wilmington Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Wilmington Metro Area is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington Metro Area 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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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Wilmington Metro Area'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


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