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New Hanover County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 234,473 (98% urban, 2% rural); it was 160,307 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 38,962
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,467
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 44,115
Renter-occupied apartments: 34,617 (it was 24,068 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Land area: 199 sq. mi.

Water area: 129.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 1179 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in New Hanover County: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.1%), Retail trade (13.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in New Hanover County, NC (2019)
    • 177,85876.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 31,35913.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,4505.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,2202.2%Two or more races
    • 3,1441.4%Asian alone
    • 5130.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3600.2%Some other race alone
    • 1760.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 109,696  (46.8%)
Females: 124,777  (53.2%)
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Average household size:
New Hanover County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,382 ($40,172 in 1999)
This county:

$56,382
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $966 (lower quartile is $774, upper quartile is $1,204)
This county:

$966
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $269,700 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
New Hanover:

$269,700
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $184,800 - $391,100

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $348,596
Here:

$348,596
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $254,813
Here:

$254,813
State:

$217,635

In 2-unit structures: $326,508
Here:

$326,508
State:

$185,455

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,171
Here:

$148,171
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,754
Here:

$245,754
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $65,912
Here:

$65,912
State:

$77,551

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,511
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $519

Institutionalized population: 1,837

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 39
  • Robberies: 44
  • Assaults: 172
  • Burglaries: 778
  • Thefts: 1713
  • Auto thefts: 126

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 33
  • Robberies: 37
  • Assaults: 146
  • Burglaries: 824
  • Thefts: 1749
  • Auto thefts: 149
New Hanover County, NC map from a distance

Health of residents in New Hanover County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
78.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
86.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
74.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 156 pounds. This is about average.
31.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2703 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 1998: 1930 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1999: 1699 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 1403 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2001: 1545 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2002: 1839 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2003: 2058 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2004: 2462 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2005: 2365 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2006: 1482 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2007: 1076 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2008: 647 buildings, average cost: $252,700
  • 2009: 331 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2010: 403 buildings, average cost: $251,900
  • 2011: 438 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2012: 659 buildings, average cost: $274,200
  • 2013: 981 buildings, average cost: $302,600
  • 2014: 922 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2015: 1100 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2016: 1210 buildings, average cost: $276,800
  • 2017: 1701 buildings, average cost: $316,100
  • 2018: 1336 buildings, average cost: $334,100
  • 2019: 1381 buildings, average cost: $323,200
Number of permits per 10,000 New Hanover, NC residents
Average permit cost in New Hanover, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,801 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,588 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in New Hanover, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Hanover, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in New Hanover, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
New Hanover County:

13.0%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 85.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.1 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 41.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 38.6 years old, American Indian residents: 42.2 years old, Asian residents: 47.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.2 years old)

Area name: Wilmington, NC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Hanover County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $683 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $957 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wilmington, Masonboro, Kings Grant, Murraysville, Myrtle Grove, Porters Neck, Silver Lake, Ogden, Carolina Beach, Seagate.

New Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in New Hanover County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 3.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Santa Barbara County, California , Marshall County, Alabama , Quitman County, Mississippi , Tallahatchie County, Mississippi , Pickens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in New Hanover, NC
County total employment by year in New Hanover, NC
County average yearly wages by year in New Hanover, NC

Current college students: 14,962
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,512 (47.3% naturalized citizens)

New Hanover County:

5.3%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,4342010 or later
  • 3,8032000 to 2009
  • 2,0991990 to 1999
  • 9511980 to 1989
  • 5601970 to 1979
  • 1,334Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.3%

New Hanover County marital status for males New Hanover County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 70,642
  • One, attached: 6,584
  • Two: 3,460
  • 3 or 4: 4,873
  • 5 to 9: 7,679
  • 10 to 19: 5,909
  • 20 to 49: 6,747
  • 50 or more: 5,023
  • Mobile homes: 3,934

Housing units in New Hanover County with a mortgage: 37,946 (680 second mortgage, 4,518 home equity loan, 330 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,830

Here:

66.1% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New Hanover County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,162124
Mainline Protestant25,47643
Catholic14,6715
Black Protestant6,40834
Other3,77717
Orthodox3752
None106,798-
New Hanover County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 44
New Hanover County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
New Hanover County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 262
This county:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
New Hanover County:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
New Hanover County:

23.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in New Hanover County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,447
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1924.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,584
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,007
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Corn for grain: 357 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 885 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

New Hanover County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from New Hanover County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from New Hanover County center
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 88.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Isaias, Incident Period: July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4568, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian, Incident Period: September 1, 2019 - September 9, 2019, FEMA Id: 4465, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - New Hanover

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 114,327 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 13,327 (9.2%)
  • Bus: 442 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 170 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 122 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,217 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 495 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 2,596 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 12,766 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (16%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New Hanover County


  • American (17%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 1,923 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 807 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 425 people in nursing homes
  • 414 people in state prisons
  • 298 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 125 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 97 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 88 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in military ships
  • 17 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 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
  • 4 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 3,851 people in college/university student housing
  • 899 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 499 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 393 people in state prisons
  • 327 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 219 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 214 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 161 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 60 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in military ships
  • 22 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $73,268.

9.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.54%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,679 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.58%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

4.51% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,259 average AGI)
4.46% relocated from other states ($29,718 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

4.46%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brunswick County, NC  0.80% ($47,612 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.58% ($41,273)
from Wake County, NC  0.52% ($82,728)
from Onslow County, NC  0.28% ($27,870)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.22% ($69,126)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.16% ($58,167)
from Guilford County, NC  0.15% ($79,740)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

4.60% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($24,986 average AGI)
3.58% relocated to other states ($27,671 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

3.58%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pender County, NC  0.83% ($49,750 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.83% ($44,184)
to Wake County, NC  0.60% ($47,507)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.32% ($41,257)
to Onslow County, NC  0.24% ($39,015)
to Guilford County, NC  0.13% ($55,056)
to Durham County, NC  0.12% ($53,281)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in New Hanover County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in New Hanover County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in New Hanover County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in New Hanover County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 29,001 (23,750 aged, 5,251 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,454 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in New Hanover County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,385)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,876)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,732)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (1,382)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,216)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,214)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (972)
  • Congestive heart failure (806)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (637)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (604)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,280
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 377
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,948

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,299
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 891
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 124

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.7
  • Other - 9.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 72.1
  • Poisoning - 30.7
  • Suffocation - 17.4
  • Other - 6.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 234,473
  • Male householders: 49,081 (14,578 living alone), Female householders: 51,108 (19,051 living alone)
  • 43,608 spouses (43,070 opposite-sex spouses), 9,318 unmarried partners, (8,993 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 52,327 children (48,362 natural, 1,155 adopted, 2,810 stepchildren), 4,059 grandchildren, 1,611 brothers or sisters, 1,710 parents, 0 foster children, 2,330 other relatives, 11,273 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 8,048

Size of family households: 29,885 2-persons, 12,285 3-persons, 9,004 4-persons, 3,233 5-persons, 1,385 6-persons, 368 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 33,629 1-person, 8,554 2-persons, 1,426 3-persons, 310 4-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

27,808 married couples with children.
12,472 single-parent households (4,066 men, 8,406 women).

92.9% of residents of New Hanover speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,055,432,000 ($6,081 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $107,719,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $472,559,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $178,823,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,893,000
Federal grants: $230,428,000
Federal procurement contracts: $95,770,000 ($36,960,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $72,960,000 ($27,438,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $84,338,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $110,921,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,104,451,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,896
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,515
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,391
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14,784
Here:

+82 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in New Hanover County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.72 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • 8,8742014 or later
  • 3,9972010 to 2013
  • 20,1312000 to 2009
  • 24,6291990 to 1999
  • 17,7231980 to 1989
  • 14,0771970 to 1979
  • 7,2571960 to 1969
  • 6,4421950 to 1959
  • 4,1381940 to 1949
  • 7,5831939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 1332 rooms
  • 1,2213 rooms
  • 4,6834 rooms
  • 10,8625 rooms
  • 13,0396 rooms
  • 10,0927 rooms
  • 7,5688 rooms
  • 10,1789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • 1,7321 room
  • 4,2562 rooms
  • 6,6643 rooms
  • 11,7334 rooms
  • 7,9885 rooms
  • 6,3526 rooms
  • 1,1377 rooms
  • 7958 rooms
  • 1,7569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3681 bedroom
  • 8,0062 bedrooms
  • 33,2453 bedrooms
  • 11,8584 bedrooms
  • 4,2995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Hanover County, North Carolina
  • 1,823no bedroom
  • 9,1011 bedroom
  • 16,1642 bedrooms
  • 13,4803 bedrooms
  • 8744 bedrooms
  • 9715+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in New Hanover County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New Hanover County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Hanover County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,434no vehicle
  • 16,1421 vehicle
  • 27,5942 vehicles
  • 8,5593 vehicles
  • 3,0334 vehicles
  • 1,0145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New Hanover County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Hanover County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,257no vehicle
  • 19,0531 vehicle
  • 13,6372 vehicles
  • 3,3633 vehicles
  • 1,1034 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

81.8% of New Hanover County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in North Carolina.

New Hanover County:

81.8%
State average:

84.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 116,100
  • Other state: 103,865
  • Northeast: 44,414
  • Midwest: 13,919
  • South: 35,034
  • West: 10,498
Year householders moved into unit in New Hanover County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in New Hanover County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 92.4%Electricity
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,952
Here:

14.9%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,446
Here:

14.5%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,003
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

19.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

New Hanover County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,126,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,246,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,781,000
    Higher Education - Other: $11,456,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $7,579,000
    Other: $3,106,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,872,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,802,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,883,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $534,000
    Parking Facilities: $509,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $134,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,616,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,171,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,874,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,547,000
    Libraries: $2,259,000
    Health - Other: $2,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,064,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,172,658,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $263,397,000
    Other Higher Education: $65,644,000
    Police Protection: $40,337,000
    Liquor Stores: $28,206,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,278,000
    Health - Other: $15,436,000
    General - Other: $14,268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,440,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,149,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $9,513,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,605,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,924,000
    Financial Administration: $6,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,963,000
    Libraries: $4,480,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,058,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,615,000
    General Local Government Support: $824,000
    Other: $336,000
    Public Welfare: $274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,434,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $747,000
    Other - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $15,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,668,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,132,000
    Public Welfare: $1,238,000
    Other: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $763,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $753,296,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,127,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,288,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,378,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,295,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $12,730,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,438,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,610,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,268,000
    Interest Earnings: $308,000
    Rents: $148,000
    Special Assessments: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,743,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,558,000
    Police Protection: $2,402,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,906,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $624,000
    General - Other: $273,000
    General Public Building: $181,000
    Health - Other: $178,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,408,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $35,078,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $218,948,000
    Public Welfare: $20,375,000
    Other: $4,991,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,673,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
  • Tax - Property: $203,307,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $71,547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,696,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,789,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,540,000
    Other License: $1,169,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,030,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $457,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,588,000

New Hanover County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,126,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,246,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,781,000
    Higher Education - Other: $11,456,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $7,579,000
    Other: $3,106,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,872,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,802,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,883,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $534,000
    Parking Facilities: $509,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $134,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,616,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,171,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,874,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,547,000
    Libraries: $2,259,000
    Health - Other: $2,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,064,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,172,658,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $263,397,000
    Other Higher Education: $65,644,000
    Police Protection: $40,337,000
    Liquor Stores: $28,206,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,278,000
    Health - Other: $15,436,000
    General - Other: $14,268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,440,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,149,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $9,513,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,605,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,924,000
    Financial Administration: $6,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,963,000
    Libraries: $4,480,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,058,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,615,000
    General Local Government Support: $824,000
    Other: $336,000
    Public Welfare: $274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,434,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $747,000
    Other - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $15,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,668,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,132,000
    Public Welfare: $1,238,000
    Other: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $763,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $753,296,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,127,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,288,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,378,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,295,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $12,730,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,438,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,610,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,268,000
    Interest Earnings: $308,000
    Rents: $148,000
    Special Assessments: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,743,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,558,000
    Police Protection: $2,402,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,906,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $624,000
    General - Other: $273,000
    General Public Building: $181,000
    Health - Other: $178,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,408,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $35,078,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $218,948,000
    Public Welfare: $20,375,000
    Other: $4,991,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,673,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
  • Tax - Property: $203,307,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $71,547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,696,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,789,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,540,000
    Other License: $1,169,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,030,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $457,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,588,000

New Hanover County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,126,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,246,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,781,000
    Higher Education - Other: $11,456,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $7,579,000
    Other: $3,106,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,872,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,802,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,883,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $534,000
    Parking Facilities: $509,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $134,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,616,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,171,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,874,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,547,000
    Libraries: $2,259,000
    Health - Other: $2,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,064,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,172,658,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $263,397,000
    Other Higher Education: $65,644,000
    Police Protection: $40,337,000
    Liquor Stores: $28,206,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,278,000
    Health - Other: $15,436,000
    General - Other: $14,268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,440,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,149,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $9,513,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,605,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,924,000
    Financial Administration: $6,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,963,000
    Libraries: $4,480,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,058,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,615,000
    General Local Government Support: $824,000
    Other: $336,000
    Public Welfare: $274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,434,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $747,000
    Other - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $15,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,668,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,132,000
    Public Welfare: $1,238,000
    Other: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $763,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $753,296,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,127,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,288,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,378,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,295,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $12,730,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,438,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,610,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,268,000
    Interest Earnings: $308,000
    Rents: $148,000
    Special Assessments: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,743,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,558,000
    Police Protection: $2,402,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,906,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $624,000
    General - Other: $273,000
    General Public Building: $181,000
    Health - Other: $178,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,408,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $35,078,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $218,948,000
    Public Welfare: $20,375,000
    Other: $4,991,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,673,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
  • Tax - Property: $203,307,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $71,547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,696,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,789,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,540,000
    Other License: $1,169,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,030,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $457,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,588,000

New Hanover County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,126,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,246,786,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,781,000
    Higher Education - Other: $11,456,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $7,579,000
    Other: $3,106,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,872,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,802,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,883,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $534,000
    Parking Facilities: $509,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $134,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,616,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,171,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,874,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,547,000
    Libraries: $2,259,000
    Health - Other: $2,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,064,000
    Sewerage: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $1,172,658,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $263,397,000
    Other Higher Education: $65,644,000
    Police Protection: $40,337,000
    Liquor Stores: $28,206,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,278,000
    Health - Other: $15,436,000
    General - Other: $14,268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,440,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,149,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $9,513,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,605,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,924,000
    Financial Administration: $6,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,963,000
    Libraries: $4,480,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,058,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,570,000
    Parking Facilities: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,615,000
    General Local Government Support: $824,000
    Other: $336,000
    Public Welfare: $274,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,434,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $747,000
    Other - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $15,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,668,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,132,000
    Public Welfare: $1,238,000
    Other: $845,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $763,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $753,296,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,127,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,288,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,378,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,295,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $12,730,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,438,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,610,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,268,000
    Interest Earnings: $308,000
    Rents: $148,000
    Special Assessments: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,743,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,558,000
    Police Protection: $2,402,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,906,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $624,000
    General - Other: $273,000
    General Public Building: $181,000
    Health - Other: $178,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,408,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $35,078,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $218,948,000
    Public Welfare: $20,375,000
    Other: $4,991,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,673,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
  • Tax - Property: $203,307,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $71,547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,696,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,789,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,540,000
    Other License: $1,169,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,030,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $457,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,588,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,692
  • Number of aged recipients: 298
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,394
  • Number of recipients under 18: 681
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,407
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 604
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,422
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,562
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full 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 ORIGINATED647$180,9721,268$226,2566,081$212,776178$125,3037$736,7141,220$242,00043$105,488
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$169,87192$234,576482$212,90024$95,9172$506,000105$216,1905$64,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED105$165,886231$237,6411,840$224,873139$55,5970$0394$227,11238$88,658
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN76$169,553154$273,6751,175$215,20541$117,7562$24,939,000241$227,8139$96,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$194,66751$344,353368$240,80414$116,3570$059$306,7971$91,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 31 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED194$219,629113$221,69925$189,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$257,15848$217,39613$216,231
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$228,24432$219,46910$226,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$223,83313$223,3086$246,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$167,44410$248,3003$123,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Hanover, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Hanover, NC - Value
Most common first names in New Hanover County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,15071.2 years
Mary1,03677.8 years
William1,00772.6 years
John97873.4 years
Robert73871.0 years
George50473.3 years
Charles43871.6 years
Margaret39578.3 years
Joseph37173.2 years
Annie34878.2 years
Most common last names in New Hanover County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith50373.8 years
Johnson41973.4 years
Williams40873.3 years
Brown35074.9 years
Davis30576.1 years
Jones26872.9 years
Moore25474.7 years
Lewis20074.4 years
King18975.3 years
Wilson17673.1 years
Businesses in New Hanover County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Kmart1
Ace Hardware3Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts6La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza3
Arby's3Lowe's3
Ashley Furniture1MainStay1
Audi1Marriott5
AutoZone3Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets21
Banana Republic1McDonald's10
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins2Microtel1
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity1
Baymont Inn1New Balance7
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Best Western1Nike6
Blockbuster3Nissan1
Brookstone1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King6Olive Garden1
CVS11On The Border1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A6Papa John's Pizza5
Chico's1Payless2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske1
Church's Chicken1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut4
ColorTyme1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn1Pottery Barn1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Costco1Quiznos4
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack4
Curves2Ramada1
DHL1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen3Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid7
Decora Cabinetry2Rooms To Go1
Domino's Pizza5Ruby Tuesday4
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts5SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
Ethan Allen1Sears3
Express2Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
FedEx46Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples2
Foot Locker1Starbucks5
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211Suburban1
GNC7Subway16
GameStop5Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile8
Goodwill9T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1Taco Bell4
H&R Block8Talbots2
Hardee's8Target1
Havertys Furniture1The Limited1
Hilton4The Room Place1
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us2
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul17
IHOP1U.S. Cellular6
J. Jill1UPS56
J.Crew1Vans9
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless5
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret2
JoS. A. Bank2Volkswagen1
Jones New York5Waffle House3
Journeys1Walgreens7
Justice2Walmart2
KFC4Wingate1
Kincaid1YMCA1

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