In 2017, Wilmington, NC had a population of 288k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $52,416. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 282,573 to 288,156, a 1.98% increase and its median household income grew from $50,155 to $52,416, a 4.51% increase.
The population of Wilmington, NC is 76.3% White Alone, 15% Black or African American Alone, and 5.59% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Wilmington, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilmington, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (3,869 degrees awarded in 2016), Cape Fear Community College (1,838 degrees), and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (761 degrees).
The median property value in Wilmington, NC is $230,400, and the homeownership rate is 63.6%. Most people in Wilmington, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC is 2 cars per household.