Wilmington, North Carolina 

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Population

115,261

+10.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$42,130

Median Home Price

$230,500

Best Places to Live in Wilmington, North Carolina

Mid-sized port city - Southern North Carolina coast. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Wilmington, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Historic downtown
Nearby beaches
Mild winters
Cons
Isolation
Cost of living
Crime rates
 $255,000 
6731 Carolina Beach Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2033 SqFt
 $525,000 
108 Coral Tulip Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2672 SqFt
 $690,372 
928 Baldwin Park Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 3369 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Wilmington
Zip Codes: 28403 28412 28409 28405 28401
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wilmington is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilmington jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmington's cost of living is 2.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wilmington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Wilmington, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
New Hanover county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wilmington's population is 115,261 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wilmington is $230,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%. 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. More Education



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Housing Market in Wilmington

It's a good time to buy in Wilmington. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Wilmington Real Estate

The median home price in Wilmington is $230,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Wilmington   66 Reviews
Racism? - 12/16/2019
I am a Floridian looking to move up north, I’ve heard great things about Wilmington, however I’ve also heard it can be a racist state. For those who live in Wilmington,... Read More

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Still a wonderful place - 9/19/2019
We do have a beach house in Wilmington for almost a year. It's a nice small town (yes, it's growing), with historical center / fast access to beaches / a lot of great... Read More

Two Very Enthusiastic Paws Up! - 12/31/2018
Update- we have been living in Wilmington for almost a year now... so here it is, the paws-itive and the negative. We stayed through Hurricane Florence, we helped our... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA
28403 28412 28409 28405 28401

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NEW LISTINGS IN WILMINGTON
$255,000
6731 Carolina Beach Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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108 Coral Tulip Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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Bed 5 | Bath 5

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