New Hanover County, NC has a population of 216,430 people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $51,232. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of New Hanover County, NC grew from 213,091 to 216,430, a 1.57% increase and its median household income grew from $50,088 to $51,232, a 2.28% increase.
The population of New Hanover County, NC is 76.9% White, 14% Black, and 5.35% Hispanic. 7.09% of the people in New Hanover County, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Hanover County, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington, with 3,631 graduates, Cape Fear Community College, with 1,909 graduates, and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington, with 765 graduates.
The median property value in New Hanover County, NC is $215,800, and the homeownership rate is 57.6%. Most people in New Hanover County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in New Hanover County, NC is 2 cars per household.
New Hanover County, NC is the 9th most populated county in North Carolina and borders Brunswick County, NC and Pender County, NC.