WILMINGTON

WILMINGTON

A charming coastal city that effortlessly blends Southern hospitality with a vibrant coastal lifestyle.

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Welcome to Wilmington



Southern hospitality with a vibrant coastal lifestyle.

Welcome to Wilmington, NC, a charming coastal city that effortlessly blends Southern hospitality with a vibrant coastal lifestyle. Situated in the southeastern region of North Carolina, Wilmington is a captivating destination that offers residents and visitors a rich historical heritage, breathtaking natural beauty, and a thriving community. The Wilmington International Airport, with its numerous flight options, makes getting here easy!
 
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One of the defining features of Wilmington is its picturesque waterfront location. Nestled along the Cape Fear River and just minutes away from the pristine beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, this city boasts stunning water views and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities. From boating and fishing to sunbathing and surfing, Wilmington's coastal charm is an irresistible draw for water enthusiasts.
 
Steeped in history, Wilmington proudly showcases its past through its well-preserved historic district. Lined with cobblestone streets and elegant antebellum homes, this area exudes a timeless charm. Stroll along the iconic Riverwalk, where you'll find an array of charming shops, art galleries, and cozy cafes. The historic district is also home to the beautifully restored Thalian Hall, North Carolina's oldest theater, which hosts a variety of performances throughout the year.
 
Beyond its historic allure, Wilmington offers a dynamic and vibrant lifestyle. The city is known for its lively arts and culture scene, with numerous theaters, galleries, and museums showcasing local talent. The Cameron Art Museum, Bellamy Mansion Museum, and the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science are just a few of the cultural treasures waiting to be explored.
 
For those seeking outdoor adventures, Wilmington provides ample opportunities. Discover the wonders of nature at the nearby Carolina Beach State Park or explore the miles of scenic trails at the Halyburton Park Nature Preserve. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the numerous championship courses in the area, offering stunning views and challenging play.
 
Wilmington also boasts a diverse culinary scene, with a range of restaurants and eateries that cater to all tastes. From fresh seafood straight from the docks to international cuisine and farm-to-table delights, food lovers will find plenty to savor.
 
Families will find an excellent education system in Wilmington, with top-rated public and private schools serving the community. The city also offers a range of family-friendly attractions, including the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and the Children's Museum of Wilmington.
 
With a mild climate that allows for year-round enjoyment of outdoor activities, Wilmington truly offers a remarkable quality of life. Its friendly community, rich history, and coastal beauty make it an ideal place to call home.
 
Discover the charm of Wilmington, NC, and find your perfect piece of real estate in this captivating coastal city.

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Overview for WILMINGTON, NC

115,976 people live in WILMINGTON, where the median age is 37.4 and the average individual income is $38,890. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,976

Total Population

37.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,890

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for WILMINGTON, NC

WILMINGTON has 52,656 households, with an average household size of 2.1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WILMINGTON do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 115,976 people call WILMINGTON home. The population density is 2,256.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

115,976

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.4

Median Age

46.28 / 53.72%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
52,656

Total Households

2.1

Average Household Size

$38,890

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around WILMINGTON, NC

There's plenty to do around WILMINGTON, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
54
Bikeable
Bike Score
25
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Produce Box, Session Beer Market, and Imaginary Cakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.34 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.6 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.08 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.75 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in WILMINGTON, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby WILMINGTON. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Bradley Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Sunset Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Winter Park Model Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Cape Fear Center for Inquiry
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington
PUBLIC
6th - 10th
2/5
A H Snipes Academy of Arts/Des
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Friends School Of Wilmington
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Wilmington Sda School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Pathways Middle And High
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Waterview Learning Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Holly Tree Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
R Freeman School of Engineering
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
The International School at Gregory
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Career Readiness Academy at Mosley PLC
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
College Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Edwin A Alderman Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Forest Hills Global Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Pine Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Roland-Grise Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Dr John Codington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Walter L Parsley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Wilmington Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Isaac M Bear Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Mary Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Peace Rose Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Calvary Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
M C S Noble Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Wrightsville Beach Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Wilmington School of the Arts
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Pine Valley Umc Wee Care Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
New Horizons Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available

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