In 2018, Wilmington, NC had a population of 118k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $45,450. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 115,261 to 118,094, a 2.46% increase and its median household income grew from $43,867 to $45,450, a 3.61% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilmington, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%). 0% of the people in Wilmington, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilmington, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (4,745 degrees awarded in 2019), Cape Fear Community College (1,894 degrees), and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (444 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Wilmington, NC was $237,700, and the homeownership rate was 44%. Most people in Wilmington, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC was 2 cars per household.