In 2019, Wilmington, NC had a population of 298k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $57,667. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 294,436 to 297,533, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $52,756 to $57,667, a 9.31% 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+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.74%). 0% of the households in Wilmington, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.2% of the residents in Wilmington, NC 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 Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington (444 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Wilmington, NC was $257,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.5%. Most people in Wilmington, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC was 2 cars per household.