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Population (year 2000): 75,838
Males: 35,397 (46.7%), Females: 40,441 (53.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $31,099 (year 2000)
Median house value: $128,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Wilmington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (25.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (12.5%), German (10.1%), Irish (9.4%), United States (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Italian (3.3%).North Carolina

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 41.0 square miles

Wilmington,

For population 25 years and over in Wilmington

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmington city

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

3.7% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (121.3 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (442.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (3.0 miles Hightsville, Grant, NC (4.2 miles Kings NC (4.6 miles Masonboro, NC (4.8 miles Wrightsboro, NC (4.9 miles Seagate, Lake, NC (5.2 miles Silver NC (5.7 miles Belville, NC (6.4 miles Murraysville,

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 77.91 W

Area code: 910


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Retail trade (14.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,936 (+39.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 26,173 (72.9%)


 

Crime in Wilmington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 11 8 10 10
    per 100,000 14.5 10.5 13.2 13.2
Rapes 44 37 49 51
    per 100,000 58.0 48.8 64.6 67.2
Robberies 363 339 310 357
    per 100,000 478.7 447.0 408.8 470.7
Assaults 356 369 526 580
    per 100,000 469.4 486.6 693.6 764.8
Burglaries 1,789 1,931 1,983 1,851
    per 100,000 2359.0 2546.2 2614.8 2440.7
Thefts 4,596 4,597 5,062 5,215
    per 100,000 6060.3 6061.6 6674.8 6876.5
Auto thefts 707 686 710 747
    per 100,000 932.3 904.6 936.2 985.0
757.3 754.5 825.3 859.0

Average climate in Wilmington, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wilmington,

Wilmington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Wilmington city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category 2 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 29 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Birthplace of: David Brinkley - (1920-2003), broadcast journalist, Charlie Daniels - (born 1937), musician, Quinton McCracken - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Aug 16, 1970), Tyrell Godwin - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Jul 10, 1979), Charles Kuralt - (1934-1997), television reporter, David Walker - (1785-1830), African abolitionist, Garrett Moles - College basketball player (NC Asheville Bulldogs), Joseph King - College basketball player (NC Wilmington Seahawks), Kris Clark - College basketball player (New Orleans Privateers), Oliver Holmes - College basketball player (NC Asheville Bulldogs).

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:
  • NEW HANOVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (2131 S 17TH ST BOX 9000)
  • WILMINGTON TREATMENT CENTER (2520 TROY DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wilmington:
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • PENDER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BURGAW, NC)
  • BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; SUPPLY, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilmington:
  • WILMINGTON INTL (about 4 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; ID: ILM)
  • ALBERT J ELLIS (about 47 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; ID: OAJ)
  • SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB (about 77 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GSB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilmington:
  • BRUNSWICK COUNTY (about 24 miles; OAK ISLAND, NC; ID: SUT)
  • HOLLY RIDGE/TOPSAIL ISLAND (about 33 miles; HOLLY RIDGE, NC; ID: N21)
  • HENDERSON FIELD (about 35 miles; WALLACE, NC; ID: ACZ)

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

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 41 $172,145 $50,383 2 $2,699
Judicial and Legal 8 $38,030 $57,045 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 244 $825,076 $40,577 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 59 $141,990 $28,879 0 $0
Financial Administration 62 $208,776 $40,408 2 $2,482
Police - Other 42 $107,742 $30,783 17 $5,389
Firefighters 199 $577,770 $34,840 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $16,040 $38,496 0 $0
Streets and Highways 87 $281,820 $38,871 0 $0
Sewerage 126 $346,259 $32,977 2 $1,479
Parks and Recreation 67 $176,675 $31,643 19 $21,631
Housing and Community Development(Local) 30 $101,016 $40,406 8 $12,673
Water Supply 77 $214,568 $33,439 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 22 $61,177 $33,369 0 $0
Totals for Government 1069 $3,269,084 $36,696 50 $46,353
Colleges/Universities in Wilmington:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (Full-time enrollment: 8,996; Location: 601 S COLLEGE RD; Public; Website: www.uncwil.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 3,550; Location: 411 N FRONT ST; Public)
  • MILLER-MOTTE BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 380; Location: 606 S COLLEGE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.miller-motte.com)
  • MR DAVIDS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 4348 MARKET ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wilmington:
  • COASTAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 94 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 4,815)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 94 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,806)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 100 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
Public high schools in Wilmington:
  • EMSLEY A LANEY HIGH (Students: 1,825; Location: 2700 N COLLEGE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JOHN T HOGGARD HIGH (Students: 1,683; Location: 4305 SHIPYARD BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEW HANOVER HIGH (Students: 1,599; Location: 1307 MARKET ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EUGENE ASHLEY HIGH (Students: 1,513; Location: 555 VETERANS DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Wilmington:
  • WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 656; Location: 1401 N COLLEGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CAPE FEAR ACADEMY (Students: 499; Location: 3900 S COLLEGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wilmington:
  • WILLISTON MIDDLE (Students: 943; Location: 401 S 10TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHARLES P MURRAY MIDDLE (Students: 842; Location: 655 VETERANS DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROLAND-GRISE MIDDLE (Students: 768; Location: 4412 LAKE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MYRTLE GROVE MIDDLE (Students: 741; Location: 901 PINER RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EMMA B TRASK MIDDLE (Students: 732; Location: 2900 N COLLEGE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • M C S NOBLE MIDDLE (Students: 723; Location: 6520 MARKET ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN J BLAIR ELEMENTARY (Students: 607; Location: 6510 MARKET ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WALTER L PARSLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 606; Location: 3518 MASONBORO LOOP ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PINE VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 600; Location: 440 JOHN S MOSBY DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DR HUBERT EATON SR ELEM (Students: 576; Location: 6701 GORDON ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Wilmington:
  • MYRTLE GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 800 PINER RD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 217 SOUTH 4TH STREET; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • H A H MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 4915 ORIOLE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CALVARY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 120; Location: 423 N 23RD ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • HAPPY KIDS SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 6320 CAROLINA BEACH RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEW HORIZONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 3705 S. COLLEGE RD.; Grades: KG - 5)
  • KINGS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN ACADE (Students: 93; Location: 1380 N COLLEGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • A LITTLE CLASS SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 4214 PEACHTREE AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • NOAH'S ARK CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 89; Location: 1501 BEASLEY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 350 PEIFFER AVENUE; Grades: 6 - 8)
Library in Wilmington:
  • NEW HANOVER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,231,121; Location: 201 CHESTNUT STREET; 392,920 books; 16,124 audio materials; 7,757 video materials; 636 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • There is a new radio station rated by Encore Voters as best radio station...106.7, \'The Penguin\'
  • 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

Notable locations in Wilmington: Oleander (A), Cape Fear Country Club (B), Pine Valley Country Club (C), Fernside (D), Audubon (E).

Shopping Centers: Independence Mall (1), Hanover Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Wilmington include: Cape Fear Church (A), Pine Valley Church (B).

Cemeteries: Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Oakdale Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Greenfield Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Burnt Mill Creek (A), Spring Branch (B), Howe Creek (C).

Parks in Wilmington include: Maids Park (1), Optimist Park (2), Legion Stadium (3), Beaumont Park (4), Airlie Gardens (5), Mac Rea Park (6), Empie Park (7).


Wilmington compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WVBS (1470 AM; 1 kW; BURGAW, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
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.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 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.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, 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.)

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