Wilmington Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Wilmington is 70,750. 20.25% is under 18, while 17.63% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.71% of the population was five years old or younger, 20.25% were 18 years or younger and 32.09% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.20% female and 49.80% male.

Wilmington Housing

According to the US Census, Wilmington has 37,153 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Wilmington was 86.26%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $200,900

Wilmington Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 84.89% of Wilmington's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 6.18% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 1.56% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 1.31%

Black Or African American Alone56.21%
White Alone28.68%
Some Other Race Alone6.18%
White Black Or African American1.56%
Asian Alone1.31%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.41%

How Educated is Wilmington

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 19.0% of Wilmington residents had a bachelor's degree, while 16.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 35.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Wilmington CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher84.8%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher29.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency29.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree25.6%
Bachelors Degree19.0%
Some College No Degree16.9%

Average Income in Wilmington

The median household income in Wilmington is $55,136. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $55,136.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $75,714 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $105,553.

A closer examination of the income groups of Wilmington households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (14.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.1%). 10.5% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$105,553
Nonfamily households$41,111