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Population in 2012: 109,922 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.9%
Males: 52,403  (47.7%)
Females: 57,519  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 28403.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,225 (it was $31,099 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$46,225
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,724

Wilmington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $194,600 (it was $121,600 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$194,600
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $308,608; Detached houses: $334,998; Townhouses or other attached units: $202,877; In 2-unit structures: $212,411; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,655; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,025; Mobile homes: $27,805

Median gross rent in 2012: $864.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 28401, 28403, 28405, 28409, 28412.

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  • White alone - 75,432 (70.8%)
  • Black alone - 20,850 (19.6%)
  • Hispanic - 6,487 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1,826 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1,246 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 379 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 195 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 61 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilmington: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (11.9%), United States (11.3%), German (10.9%), Irish (10.0%), Italian (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/31/1739

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 41.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,681 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Wilmington:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmington city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

4,587 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 220 registered sex offenders living in Wilmington, North Carolina as of July 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilmington to the number of sex offenders is 500 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,871 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,843 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (117.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (427.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hightsville, NC (1.7 miles ), Kings Grant, NC (2.0 miles ), Seagate, NC (2.0 miles ), Masonboro, NC (2.1 miles ), Belville, NC (2.2 miles ), Wrightsboro, NC (2.2 miles ), Silver Lake, NC (2.3 miles ), Blue Clay Farms, NC (2.3 miles) .

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 77.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,811 (+25.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 40,860 (75.4%)

Area code: 910

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Crime rates in Wilmington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 810105887101245108
per 100,000 11.713.012.85.58.68.47.210.311.93.94.99.37.3
Rapes 37495130635762584950473223
per 100,000 53.963.565.132.868.060.163.759.848.549.345.829.721.0
Robberies 339310357325266292409345319306282254261
per 100,000 493.8401.9455.4354.8287.3307.9420.0356.0316.0301.7274.7235.6238.6
Assaults 369526580459524437379408398454390366326
per 100,000 537.5682.0739.9501.1565.9460.8389.2421.0394.3447.6379.9339.4298.1
Burglaries 1,9311,9831,8511,8551,8941,8551,6941,6371,4651,6261,4471,4541,694
per 100,000 2812.72571.12361.32025.32045.61955.91739.61689.11451.31602.91409.71348.51548.9
Thefts 4,5975,0625,2154,9004,5854,0003,8653,6133,4544,1193,7813,8433,843
per 100,000 6695.96563.16652.75349.84952.04217.53968.93728.13421.74060.63683.43564.13513.8
Auto thefts 686710747601512703648643528491478411373
per 100,000 999.2920.5952.9656.2553.0741.2665.4663.5523.1484.0465.7381.2341.0
Arson 1920281321162216152513239
per 100,000 27.725.935.714.222.716.922.616.514.924.612.721.38.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 833.5817.3836.5627.1631.5590.9579.8557.7496.8520.0469.4431.1422.1

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Crime rate in Wilmington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 304 (253 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Wilmington, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wilmington-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Wilmington city center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/13/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilmington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Wilmington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mike Nifong - District attorney for Durham County, Elliott Loughlin - Admiral in the Navy, David Brinkley - (1920-2003), broadcast journalist, Roman Gabriel - Football player, Cheyenne Kimball - Singer-songwriter, Quinton McCracken - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Aug 16, 1970), Peggy Payne - Writer, Arthur Bluethenthal - Football player and coach, Barbara Guest - Poet, William Edgar (apologist) - Christian apologist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Wilmington: Eugene, Jr. Ashley.

Main business address for: PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), COOPERATIVE BANKSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), REEDS JEWELERS INC (RETAIL-JEWELRY STORES), AAIPHARMA INC (SERVICES-TESTING LABORATORIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Wilmington:

  • CAPE FEAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3005 ENTERPRISE DRIVE)
  • SE DIALYSIS WILMINGTON DAVITA FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, 2215 YAUPON DRIVE)
  • WELL CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2715 ASHTON DRIVE, SUITE 201)
  • CAPE FEAR HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 5301 WRIGHTSVILLE AV)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE LLC (Hospital, 1303-B INDEPENDENCE BLVD)
  • LIFE, INC CHEROKEE TRAIL GROUP HOME (Hospital, 105 CHEROKEE TRAIL)
  • LOWER CAPE FEAR HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 725 A WELLINGTON AVE)
  • MYRTLE GROVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 6732 MYRTLE GROVE ROAD)
  • NEW HANOVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 2131 S 17TH ST BOX 9000)
  • ROBERT E LEE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1519 ROBERT E LEE DRIVE)
  • ROBINHOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1507 ROBINHOOD RD)
  • SCI-COASTAL HOUSE I AND II (Hospital, 1972 &1974 WEST LAKE SHORE DRIVE)
  • WILMINGTON SURGCARE (Hospital, 1801 S 17TH ST)
  • WILMINGTON TREATMENT CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2520 TROY DRIVE)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF MYRTLE GROVE (Nursing Home, 5725 CAROLINA BEACH ROAD)
  • BOWDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 221 SUMMER REST RD)
  • BRITTHAVEN OF WRIGHTSVILLE (Nursing Home, 221 SUMMER REST ROAD)
  • DAVIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1011 PORTERS NECK RD)
  • ELDERLODGE WILMINGTON (Nursing Home, 820 WELLINGTON AVE)
  • HILLHAVEN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 2006 S 16TH ST)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-CYPRESS POINTE (Nursing Home, 2006 S 16TH ST)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 121 RACINE DRIVE)
  • NORTHCHASE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3015 ENTERPRISE DR)
  • SILVER STREAM HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2305 SILVER STREAM LANE)
  • TRINITY GROVE (Nursing Home, 631 JUNCTION CREEK DRIVE)
  • WILMINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 820 WELLINGTON AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Wilmington, NC

Airports located in Wilmington:


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Amtrak station:

WILMINGTON (201 HARNETT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Local government website: www.ci.wilmington.nc.us

Colleges/Universities in Wilmington:

  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (Full-time enrollment: 11,028; Location: 601 South College Road; Public; Website: www.uncw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Cape Fear Community College (FT enrollment: 3,987; Location: 411 North Front Street; Public; Website: www.cfcc.edu)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (FT enrollment: 488; Location: 5000 Market Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.miller-motte.com)
  • College of Wilmington (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 4348 Market St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.collegeofwilmington.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wilmington:

  • Mount Olive College (about 69 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 70 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 70 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 81 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 82 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Wayne Community College (about 82 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 82 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)

Public high schools in Wilmington:

Private high schools in Wilmington:

  • WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 691; Location: 1401 N COLLEGE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CAPE FEAR ACADEMY (Students: 652; Location: 3900 S COLLEGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COASTAL CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 709 GEORGE ANDERSON DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 606 S COLLEGE RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilmington:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Wilmington:

  • MYRTLE GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 806 PINER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 1013 EASTWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 217 S 4TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FRIENDS SCHOOL OF WILMINGTON (Students: 211; Location: 350 PEIFFER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WESLEY MEMORIAL CHILD EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 203; Location: 1401 SOUTH COLLEGE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WINTER PARK BAPTIST PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 163; Location: 4700 WRIGHTSVILLE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PINE VALLEY UMC WEE CARE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 129; Location: 3788 SHIPYARD BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NOAH'S ARK CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 98; Location: 1501 BEASLEY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEW HORIZONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 3705 S COLLEGE RD; Grades: KG - 5)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 88; Location: 423 N 23RD ST; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Wilmington

Library in Wilmington:

  • NEW HANOVER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,147,741; Location: 201 CHESTNUT STREET; 389,978 books; 5,931 e-books; 23,874 audio materials; 12,539 video materials; 20 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 554 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of NBA players, Clarence 'Pic' Kea - Dallas Mavericks, and Kenny Gattison - Charlotte Hornets added by Steph
  • other wilmingtonians: roman gabriel, sonny jurgenson, meadowlark lemon, michael jordan, trot nixon, algae crumpler
  • There is a new radio station rated by Encore Voters as best radio station...106.7, \'The Penguin\'
  • wway-tv3 added by john
  • There is another hospital, Cape Fear Hospital (located on Wrightsville Ave.) and another high school, Eugene Ashley High School, located in Legends Park off of Carolina Beach Road. added by Brian
  • There is another hospital, Cape Fear Hospital (located on Wrightsville Ave.) and another high school, Eugene Ashley High School, located in Legends Park off of Carolina Beach Road. added by Brian
  • There is a new radio station rated by Encore Voters as best radio station...106.7, 'The Penguin'

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Notable locations in Wilmington: Cape Fear Country Club (A), Pine Valley Country Club (B), Duck Haven Golf Course (C), Sweeney Water Treatment Plant (D), Echo Farms Golf and Country Club (E), Inland Greens Golf Course (F), Wilmington Municipal Golf Course (G), Oleander (H), Audubon (I), Fernside (J), Thalian Hall (K), Wilmington Residential Facility For Women (L), University of North Carolina - Wilmington Campus Student Recreation Center (M), University of North Carolina - Wilmington Campus Kenan Auditorium (N), Cypress Pointe Rehabilitation and Health Care Center (O), Wilmington Treatment Center (P), The Kempton at Brightmore (Q), The Commons at Brightmore (R), Spring Arbor of Wilmington (S), Sherwood Manor Rest Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Azalea Plaza Shopping Center (1), Galleria Shopping Center (2), Landfall Shopping Center (3), Long Leaf Mall Shopping Center (4), University Center Shopping Center (5), University Common Shopping Center (6), Hanover Shopping Center (7), Independence Mall (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilmington include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Epworth United Methodist Church (B), Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (D), Devon Park United Methodist Church (E), Covenant Church (F), Church of the Servant (G), Church of the Good Shepherd (H), First Wesleyan Church of Wilmington (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilmington National Cemetery (1), Oakdale Cemetery (2), Saint James Episcopal Cemetery (3), Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Greenfield Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Branch (A), Howe Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wilmington include: University of North Carolina - Wilmington Campus Trask Coliseum (1), Optimist Park (2), Mac Rea Park (3), Airlie Gardens (4), Legion Stadium (5), Maids Park (6), Beaumont Park (7), Empie Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Colonial Dames Headquarters House (Museums; 224 Market Street) (1), Cape Fear Museum (814 Market Street) (2), Bellamy Mansion Museum (503 Market Street) (3), Burgwin-Wright Museum House (224 Market Street) (4), Cape Fear Serpentarium (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 20 Orange Street) (5), Fit for Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 302 South 10th Street) (6), Cape Fear Amusement LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 436B Raleigh Street) (7), Atlantic Amusement LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 436 Raleigh Street) (8), CR & Interprises (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2130 Dexter St) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Wilmington-Market St./Midtow (5107 Market Street) (1), Four Points Hotel (5032 Market Street) (2), Extended Stay America - Wilmington (4929 New Centre Dr) (3), Amerihost Inn & Suites (5600 Carolina Beach Road) (4), Best Western Coastline Inn (503 Nutt Street) (5), Hampton Inn Wilmington-Med Park (2320 South 17th Street) (6), Econo Lodge Intown (2929 Market Street) (7), Hilton Wilmington Riverside (301 N Water St) (8), Econo Lodge (2929 Market Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Junction Creek Court (5215 Junction Circle) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
New Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.7. This is better than average.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.282. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 20.2. This is about average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

24.2
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0635

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wilmington and their reported violations in the past:

MCDONALD`S NO 13382 (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
INLET WATCH YACHT CLUB (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAGLE ISLAND FRUIT & SEAFOOD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PEARL`S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
LA COSTA RESTAURANT (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MASONBORO YACHT CLUB & MARINA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PHILIPS AZALEA PLAZA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COLLEGE VIEW MHP (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2001), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-05-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wilmington that have no violations reported:

  • HARDEE`S NO 1329 (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOLLAR PROPERTIES ONE LLC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HANOVER COUNTY LANDFILL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORTER`S NECK MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORTER`S NECK PROFESSIONAL CTR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POPLAR GROVE PLANTATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wilmington, NC

People in group quarters in Wilmington in 2010:

  • 3,851 people in college/university student housing
  • 382 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 219 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 214 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 183 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 161 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 60 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Wilmington in 2000:

  • 1,923 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 688 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 376 people in nursing homes
  • 298 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 118 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 97 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 36 people in state prisons
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Wilmington compared to North Carolina state average:

Wilmington, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Wilmington (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 17th Street Branch, Oleander Branch, Market Street Branch, Wilmington Main Branch, Murrayville Branch, Monkey Junction Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • SunTrust Bank: Ogden Branch 536, Hospital Branch 534, South College Road Harris-Teeter Bra, Monkey Junction Wilmington 545, Landfall Branch 530, Oleander Branch 531&537. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Landfall Branch, University Branch, Wilmington Downtown Branch, Sunset Park Branch, Hanover Center Branch, South College Road Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Bank: Porter's Neck Branch 16, Hanover Center Branch 2, Monkey Junction Branch 19, Landfall Branch, Wilmington Cooperative Bank Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: South College Road-Lowes Food Branch, Oleander Branch, Pine Valley Branch, Cape Fear Bank Branch, Carolina Beach Road Branch. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Wilmington Main Branch, Mayfaire Branch, Oleander Drive Branch, North Market Street Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • 12 other banks with 17 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wilmington, North Carolina:

  • Best Western Carolinian, 2916 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28403 , Phone: (910) 763-4653, Fax: (910) 763-0486
  • Anderson Guest House, 520 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401 , Phone: (910) 343-8128
  • Wilmington Hilton, 301 N Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401 , Phone: (910) 763-5900, Fax: (910) 763-0038
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott, 306 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403 , Phone: (910) 392-6767, Fax: (910) 392-6767
  • Inn At ST Thomas Court, 101 S Second St, Wilmington, NC 28401 , Phone: (910) 343-1800, Fax: (910) 251-1149
  • Days Inn-market ST, 5040 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405 , Phone: (910) 799-6300, Fax: (910) 791-7414
  • Holiday Inn Wilmington, 5032 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405 , Phone: (910) 392-1101, Fax: (910) 397-0698
  • Inn At Wilmington, 2828 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28403 , Phone: (910) 254-1300, Fax: (910) 254-1375
  • 38 other hotels and motels
All 46 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wilmington, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wilmington travel time to work - commute


Wilmington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wilmington city (based on New Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents34.6%17.0%13.4%7.9%6.1%
Congregations24.2%3.8%9.8%9.8%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)JewishOther
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.7%1.6%11.7%
Congregations3.8%1.5%3.8%1.5%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 44
Here:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
New Hanover County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
New Hanover County:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New Hanover County:

9.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 64$245,034$45,9444$5,836
Other Government Administration 40$188,794$56,63810$10,937
Judicial and Legal 8$43,047$64,5710$0
Police Protection - Officers 255$972,792$45,7780$0
Police - Other 49$142,954$35,0098$5,615
Firefighters 203$745,642$44,0770$0
Fire - Other 6$19,412$38,8240$0
Streets and Highways 82$281,096$41,1360$0
Solid Waste Management 91$227,701$30,0270$0
Sewerage 128$404,434$37,9162$954
Parks and Recreation 75$217,180$34,74919$20,291
Housing and Community Development(Local) 31$118,248$45,7734$5,307
Water Supply 73$230,243$37,8482$5,779
Other and Unallocable 24$76,671$38,3360$0
Totals for Government 1,129$3,913,248$41,59349$54,719

Wilmington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $15,417,000 ($140.25)
    Sewerage: $15,246,000 ($138.70)
    Water Utilities: $6,251,000 ($56.87)
    General - Other: $5,960,000 ($54.22)
    Regular Highways: $1,377,000 ($12.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $706,000 ($6.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($2.30)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($0.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $19,829,000 ($180.39)
    Sewerage: $15,913,000 ($144.77)
    General - Other: $12,713,000 ($115.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,302,000 ($102.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,827,000 ($62.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,234,000 ($56.71)
    Regular Highways: $5,616,000 ($51.09)
    Water Utilities: $5,575,000 ($50.72)
    Central Staff Services: $3,291,000 ($29.94)
    Financial Administration: $2,124,000 ($19.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,949,000 ($17.73)
    General Public Buildings: $1,759,000 ($16.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,180,000 ($10.73)
    Transit Utilities: $819,000 ($7.45)
    Parking Facilities: $793,000 ($7.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,768,000 ($34.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $719,000 ($6.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,969,000 ($36.11)
    Police Protection: $2,084,000 ($18.96)
    Sewerage: $1,232,000 ($11.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $964,000 ($8.77)
    Water Utilities: $304,000 ($2.77)
    Regular Highways: $180,000 ($1.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($0.68)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($0.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($0.15)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,751,000 ($388.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,634,000 ($51.25)

Wilmington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,197,000 ($265.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,567,000 ($59.74)
    All Other: $2,180,000 ($19.83)
    Parking Facilities: $1,863,000 ($16.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,447,000 ($13.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,725,000 ($15.69)
    All Other: $1,437,000 ($13.07)
    Highways: $1,034,000 ($9.41)
    Transit Utilities: $70,000 ($0.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,253,000 ($147.86)
    All Other: $8,581,000 ($78.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,597,000 ($60.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $915,000 ($8.32)
    Rents: $105,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,050,000 ($91.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,366,000 ($48.82)
    Highways: $2,820,000 ($25.65)
    All Other: $174,000 ($1.58)
  • Tax - Property: $41,066,000 ($373.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,275,000 ($20.70)
    NEC: $1,636,000 ($14.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,582,000 ($14.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $366,000 ($3.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $171,000 ($1.56)

Wilmington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,747,000 ($1826.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $156,877,000 ($1427.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,635,000 ($724.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,765,000 ($325.37)

Wilmington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,378,000 ($558.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,110,000 ($1065.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,398,000 ($58.20)

11.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pender County, NC  0.68% ($30,056 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.65% ($50,610)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.64% ($47,281)


9.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brunswick County, NC  1.33% ($46,091 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  1.03% ($45,637)
to Wake County, NC  0.66% ($40,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wilmington:

  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Wilmington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 54
Total length: 1,045 meters (3,428ft)
Total average daily traffic: 692,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 83,890

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 40
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wilmington, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wilmington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 461 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wilmington, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 605 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wilmington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wilmington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 159 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED161$173,053440$196,0371,836$208,70054$120,1014$868,238378$169,1274$131,213
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$143,18034$201,637146$201,3976$113,9601$788,99033$163,3820$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$152,59578$209,917557$207,93445$44,9410$0134$144,3483$63,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$151,75949$251,043377$190,08411$104,3941$21,291,14081$163,1781$109,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$184,88612$282,08691$212,0725$92,2640$014$150,0440$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 24 tracts in Wilmington, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$192,06231$219,56211$150,137
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$241,76316$211,2013$175,107
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$174,26310$212,1504$174,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$179,4434$260,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$119,7503$218,6871$117,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 757
  • Hazardous Condition: 1264
  • Service Call: 67
  • Good Intent Call: 70

Incident types - Wilmington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilmington, NC

Most common first names in Wilmington, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,04271.4 years
Mary94578.1 years
William91272.6 years
John88273.3 years
Robert63671.5 years
George46073.3 years
Charles39471.4 years
Margaret36678.5 years
Joseph32573.6 years
Annie31778.1 years
Most common last names in Wilmington, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith45174.0 years
Johnson38273.6 years
Williams37473.6 years
Brown33074.8 years
Davis28276.1 years
Jones24273.4 years
Moore23274.7 years
King17575.4 years
Lewis17274.7 years
Wilson15373.5 years
Businesses in Wilmington, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Kohl's1
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza3
Arby's3Lowe's3
Ashley Furniture1MainStay1
AutoZone3Marriott4
BMW1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets22
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's9
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance7
Best Western1New York & Co1
Blockbuster3Nike6
Brookstone1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King6Olive Garden1
CVS9On The Border1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A6Panera Bread1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless2
Church's Chicken1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports2
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos4
Costco1RadioShack4
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Curves2Red Robin1
DHL1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid7
Days Inn1Rooms To Go1
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday4
Domino's Pizza9Rue211
DressBarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts5SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
Ethan Allen1Sears3
Express2Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
FedEx43Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples2
Foot Locker1Starbucks5
Forever 211Suburban1
GNC7Subway13
GameStop5Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile8
Goodwill9T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block7Taco Bell4
Hardee's7Talbots2
Havertys Furniture1Target1
Holiday Inn3The Limited1
Home Depot2The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Howard Johnson1Travelodge1
IHOP1U-Haul17
J. Jill1U.S. Cellular6
J.Crew1UPS54
JCPenney1Vans6
Jimmy John's2Verizon Wireless5
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret2
Jones New York5Waffle House3
Journeys1Walgreens6
KFC4Walmart2
Kincaid1Wingate1
Kmart1YMCA1
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Wilmington on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Earl Russell, Ii (28)
  • Michael S. Defilippis (21)
  • Bradley J. Wessman (16)
  • Snigdharaj Kumar Mishra (16)
  • Stephen D. Ainsworth (15)
  • Eric P. Loewen (14)
  • John R. Bass (13)
  • Robin D. Sprague (12)
  • Bruce Warren Reding (11)
  • Gerald A. Luciano (11)

Total of 513 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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