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North Carolina > All counties > New Hanover County > Wilmington City
Wilmington, NC

City
Population 2005: 91,207
Square miles: 41.00



2000 CENSUS DATA
WILMINGTON NC US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 38,606
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 17,618 45.6 27.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 1.98 2.34 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.99 4.35 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.23 1.32 1.19
Median year structure was built 1977 1975 1969
Median year householder moved in 1999 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 507 431 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 594 440 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 2,042 11.6 13.9 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 30 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 16,646 43.1 61.6 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.22 2.56 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.31 6.16 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.31 1.61 1.64
Median year structure was built 1970 1979 1971
Median year householder moved in 1991 1991 1991
Median value ($) 121,600 95,800 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 9,588 57.6 51.4 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 2,832 17.0 14.8 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 125,200 97,500 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,032 985 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 324 254 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk