Living in Wilmington, NC

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Wilmington, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
120,194
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
22.2%
Median Home
$246,400
Median Income
$47,580
Median Rent
$998

Wilmington SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Wilmington, NC Crime Report

4,352
Total Crimes
3,488.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.86%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wilmington
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,352 3,488.6 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 759 608.4 371.8 366.7
Murder 7 5.6 6.0 5.0
Robbery 127 101.8 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 551 441.7 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 3,593 2,880.2 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 771 618.0 519.1 340.5
Larceny 2,564 2,055.3 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 258 206.8 172.2 219.9

Wilmington, NC Cost Of Living

105
Wilmington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wilmington North Carolina National Average
Overall 105 95 100
Services 102 101 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 107 108 100
Housing 113 85 100
Transportation 108 94 100
Utilities 103 98 100

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Rankings for Wilmington in North Carolina

Map Of Wilmington, NC

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Population over time in Wilmington

Year Population % Change
2019 120,194 1.8%
2018 118,094 2.5%
2017 115,261 1.4%
2016 113,724 1.5%
2015 111,998 1.7%
2014 110,100 1.4%
2013 108,530 1.3%
2012 107,116 1.1%
2011 105,900 1.1%
2010 104,730 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wilmington

White
71.7% (86,130)
African American
18.0% (21,625)
American Indian
0.2% (289)
Asian
1.3% (1,609)
Hawaiian
0.2% (197)
Other
0.2% (236)
Two Or More
2.1% (2,562)
Hispanic
6.3% (7,546)
Race Wilmington NC USA
White 71.7% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 18.0% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Wilmington

Female
53.6% (64,480)
Male
46.4% (55,713)
Gender Wilmington NC USA
Female 53.6% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wilmington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (3,605)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (6,009)
High School / GED
21.0% (25,240)
Some College
21.0% (25,240)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (10,817)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (32,452)
Master's Degree
9.0% (10,817)
Professional Degree
3.0% (3,605)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,403)
Education Wilmington NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wilmington, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
10.7% (1,283,278)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (749,385)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (1,416,349)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (1,283,048)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (1,544,124)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (2,070,420)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (1,149,978)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (1,320,345)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (499,129)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (703,339)
Income Wilmington NC USA
Less than $10,000 10.7% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 5.4% 7.7%

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