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Northwest is a city in Brunswick County, in the Wilmington metro area.
The latitude of Northwest is 34.312N. The longitude is -78.161W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 671.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northwest demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brunswick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28451 ZIP code.
4% of Northwest residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northwest ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northwest was $16,419, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Northwest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Northwest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $840.
Brunswick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northwest political report.
The average commute time for Northwest workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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