In 2017, New Hanover County, NC had a population of 220k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $51,457. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of New Hanover County, NC grew from 216,430 to 219,866, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $51,232 to $51,457, a 0.439% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Hanover County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14%), White (Hispanic) (3.96%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.96%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.29%). N/A% of the people in New Hanover County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Hanover County, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (4,204 degrees awarded in 2017), Cape Fear Community College (1,922 degrees), and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (691 degrees).
The median property value in New Hanover County, NC is $225,600, and the homeownership rate is 57.4%. 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.