Wilmington Real Estate Market Overview

Could Wilmington, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Wilmington. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Wilmington such as... Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,385 resale and new homes in Wilmington lined up for you, including 46 open houses, and 217 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$195,000

Median Sales Price

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$123

Price Per Sqft

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$1,350

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Wilmington show a -3% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Wilmington for May 18 to Aug 17 was $195,000 based on 461 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Wilmington was $123, a decrease of -1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Wilmington for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $1,350.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Wilmington can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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7,338

Counts of Arrest

1,400

Counts of Theft

741

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Wilmington

There are 36 schools in Wilmington.

Elementary Schools
10

Walter L Parsley Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Dr John Codington Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Ogden Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

M C S Noble Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Charles P Murray Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Cape Fear Center For Inquiry

Public, K - 8

High Schools
9

Isaac M Bear High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

John T Hoggard High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Eugene Ashley High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Wilmington by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
42%
Single residents
Home owners
61%
Home owners
Median age
39
Median age
Household income
$48,625
Median household income
College educated
48%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Wilmington commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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