In 2020, Wilmington, NC had a population of 293k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $57,488. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 288,337 to 293,339, a 1.73% increase and its median household income grew from $55,265 to $57,488, a 4.02% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilmington, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.18%).
None of the households in Wilmington, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.7% of the residents in Wilmington, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilmington, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (4,912 degrees awarded in 2020), Cape Fear Community College (2,321 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington (362 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Wilmington, NC was $243,700, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%.
Most people in Wilmington, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC was 2 cars per household.
Wilmington, NC borders Jacksonville, NC and Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC.