Wilmington Nc Population 2017

Wilmington Nc's estimated population is 106,476 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 55,195 households in the city, with an average size of 2.21 people per household. The vacancy rate was 12.3%, with a median rent of $854/month. The median house size is 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $221,800.

Year Population Change
2015 115,933 8.90%
2010 106,476 40.40%
2000 75,838 36.60%
1990 55,530 26.20%
1980 44,000 -4.70%
1970 46,169 4.90%
1960 44,013 -2.30%
1950 45,043 34.80%
1940 33,407 3.50%
1930 32,270 -3.30%
1920 33,372 29.60%
1910 25,748 22.70%
1900 20,976 4.60%
1890 20,056 15.60%
1880 17,350 29.00%
1870 13,446 40.80%
1860 9,552 31.50%
1850 7,264 36.20%
1840 5,335 40.70%
1830 3,791 44.00%
1820 2,633 0.00%

Wilmington Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 83,682 76.01%
Black or African American 21,417 19.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native 356 0.32%
Asian 1,594 1.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 15 0.01%
Some Other Race 1,745 1.58%
Two or More Races 1,291 1.17%

Population Pyramid

Wilmington Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 55,195
Owner-Occupied Units 21,406
Renter-Occupied Units 27,019
Median Home Value $221,800
Median Rent $854
Vacancy Rate 12.3%
Houses With Mortgage 14,626
Houses Without Mortgage 6,780
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 4.8

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Wilmington Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.6% and the labor force participation rate is 64.4%.

Wilmington Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.21
Average Family Size 2.89
Married Couple Families 16,757
Male Householder (no wife) Families 1,914
Female Householder (no husband) Families 6,014
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 6.7%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 0.5%