Wilmington, NC Area Info

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Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Fort Fisher North Carolina provide an exciting lifestyle for area residents and great vacation experience for visitors. Whether your interests include fishing, surfing, boating, golfing, history, movie studio tours, museums, local theater productions or higher education ( UNCW, CFCC ) the Wilmington area offers affordable living and pleasant surroundings.

Residents of Wilmington and the surrounding areas enjoy all the amenities of coastal living in a city area with small town southern hospitality. Diverse cultural and recreational opportunities, temperate climate, strong local governmental leadership and access to affordable medical care, a progressive school system, and shopping conveniences are just a few of the reasons this is becoming one of the most desirable areas in Southeastern North Carolina to live, work and play.

Wilmington, NC is situated on the east coast of North Carolina an hour north of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Wilmington, NC is a bound by the Cape Fear to the west and the Intracoastal Waterway to the East. The Riverboat and Coast Guard cutter are docked on the Cape Fear River in Downtown Wilmington. The Wilmington Riverwalk offers fine dining, music and entertainment for the whole family. Airlie Road is a beautiful stretch of road on the Intracoastal waterway before Wrightsville Beach. The Wilmington Riverwalk offers beautiful views in the evenings. Mayfaire Town Center offers upscale shopping and dining near Wrightsville Beach. The Wilmington area is home to a number of award wining golf courses. The coastal lifestyle is what draws so many to the Wilmington area. Many would consider these chairs to be the best seat in the house. The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge at sunset. The Battleship North Carolina is a Wilmington attraction that draws thousands of visitors each year. A yacht docked on the Cape Fear River. The Cape Fear River offers miles of open water for fishing, boating and sightseeing. The Gulf Stream sits approximately 50 miles off the coast and offers world-class sport fishing. Wilmington's warm climate make the hammock a necessity for all residents.

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Interesting Wilmington, NC Facts

  • Wilmington was ranked 32nd in the US in Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers in 2010.
  • Ranked 14th in the US in Fortune Small Business Magazine for Best Places for a Start-Up.
  • Home to Screen Gems Studios, the 2nd largest movie and TV production facilities in the US.
  • Wilmington hosts the Cucalorus Film Festival, a nationally recognized independent film festival.

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Wilmington NC Demographics

  • County Populations in 2005: 179,553
  • Median household income 2005 = $44,793
  • Median Age = 36.3yrs
  • Median house value 2005 = $167,600
  • Median Property Taxes Paid in 2005 = $1,227
  • Average High Temperature in Summer: 90°F
  • Average Low Temperature in Summer: 72°F
  • Average High Temperature in Winter: 60°F
  • Average Low Temperature in Winter: 38°F
  • Annual Rain: 57.07inches

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