In 2018, Wilmington, NC had a population of 294k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $52,756. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 288,156 to 294,436, a 2.18% increase and its median household income grew from $52,416 to $52,756, a 0.649% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilmington, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.59%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.74%). N/A% of the people in Wilmington, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilmington, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (4,204 degrees awarded in 2017), Cape Fear Community College (1,922 degrees), and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (691 degrees).
The median property value in Wilmington, NC is $239,600, and the homeownership rate is 60.8%. Most people in Wilmington, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC is 2 cars per household.