Wilmington Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Wilmington, NC

General Wilmington Information

State: North Carolina

County: New Hanover County

Close cities: Seagate, NC, Ogden, NC, Kings Grant, NC, Wrightsboro, NC, Murraysville, NC, Masonboro, NC, Wilmington, NC, Silver Lake, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC, Belville, NC

Wilmington Population (census data)
Total 89,799
Male 41,913 (46.7%)
Female 47,886 (53.3%)

Population Density: 2,190 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 94.6 (US Avg is 100)

Wilmington Elevation: 50 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1739

Land Area: 41.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,108

Zip Codes: 28402, 28401, 28410, 28405, 28408, 28406, 28411, 28409, 28407, 28412, 28404, and 28403.

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Wilmington Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (25.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (12.5%)
  • German (10.1%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • United States (8.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.3%)
  • Italian (3.3%)
Foriegn Born: 2,795 people (3.1%)
  • Latin America (48.5%)
  • Europe (30.3%)
  • Asia (21.2%)

Local Wilmington Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: , North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington School Information

High Schools
Emsley A Laney High (2700 N College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Eugene Ashley High (555 Veterans Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Issac Bear Early College High School (630 MacMillan Avenue, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
John T Hoggard High (4305 Shipyard Boulevard, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
New Hanover High (1307 Market Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Charles P Murray Middle (655 Veterans Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
D C Virgo Middle (813 Nixon Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Emma B Trask Middle (2900 N College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
M C S Noble Middle (6520 Market Street, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Myrtle Grove Middle (901 Piner Road, Wilmington, NC, 28409 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Roland-Grise Middle (4412 Lake Avenue, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Williston Middle (401 South 10th Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Annie H Snipes Elementary (2150 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Bradley Creek Elementary (6211 Greenville Loop, Wilmington, NC, 28409 - New Hanover County Schools District)
College Park Elementary (5001 Oriole Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Dorothy B Johnson Elementary (1100 McRae Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Dr. Hubert Eaton Senior Elementary (6701 Gordon Road, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Dr. John Codington Elementary (4321 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Edwin A Alderman Elementary (2025 Independence Boulevard, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Forest Hills Elementary (602 Colonial Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Gregory Elementary (319 South 10th Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Heyward C Bellamy Elementary (70 Sanders Road, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Holly Tree Elementary (3020 Web Trace, Wilmington, NC, 28409 - New Hanover County Schools District)
John J Blair Elementary (6510 Market Street, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Mary C Williams Elementary (801 Silver Lake Road, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Murrayville Elementary (225 Mabee Way, Wilmington, NC, 28411 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Ogden Elementary (3637 Middle Sound Road, Wilmington, NC, 28411 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Pine Valley Elementary (440 John South Mosby Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28412 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Rachel Freeman Elementary (2601 Princess Place Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28405 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Sunset Park Elementary (613 Alabama Avenue, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Walter L Parsley Elementary (3518 Masonboro Loop Road, Wilmington, NC, 28409 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Winter Park Model Elementary (204 South Macmillan Avenue, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Wrightsboro Elementary (2716 Castle Hayne Road, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Cape Fear Center For Inquiry (3131 Randall Parkway Suite B, Wilmington, NC, 28403 - Cape Fear Center For Inquiry District)
Lake Forest Academy (1802 S 15th Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover District)
Lakeside (1805 South 13th Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401 - New Hanover County Schools District)

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