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About Wilmington, North Carolina

Situated between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, the historic riverfront town of Wilmington, North Carolina has long been known as the “Port City of Progress and Pleasure.”  Founded in 1739, Wilmington prospered during its early years as a major port and ship-building center.  Today it thrives as a premier tourist area and filmmaking destination.  Wilmington, North Carolina houses for sale are available in a wide variety of styles and prices so you can choose the right home for you and your family.

Boasting one of the state’s largest districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a number of Victorian, Georgian, Italianate and antebellum-style homes, buildings and churches have been restored to their original grandeur.  Downtown Wilmington offers eclectic shopping, vibrant nightlife, theatrical productions and outstanding restaurants.  Just minutes away, you’ll find outstanding golf courses, parks, amusements, plantations, retailers and beautiful beaches.

The Battleship North Carolina, Bellamy Mansion, Thalian Hall, and Wilmington’s Riverwalk are among the attractions, guided tours and variety of activities to be enjoyed.  Traditional festivals such as the N.C. Azalea Festival and Riverfest, among others celebrate the area’s arts, history and culture.

Wilmington, North Carolina has received countless awards from national magazines, newspapers and surveys.  Wilmington was named one of the 100 Best Art Towns in America, 100 Best Retirement Towns, one of the top 75 places in the country to set up a medical practice, and number 36 on a Forbes magazine list for the 200 Best Places for Business and Careers.

It’s no wonder a new beginning has occurred in the Greater Wilmington area, reaffirming the storied history of the region when Wilmington was the largest city in North Carolina.  People of all ages and backgrounds have been-and continue to be-drawn to the mild climate, beautiful shoreline, historic attractions, inviting business atmosphere and southern hospitality. 

Wilmington Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 604 homes for sale in Wilmington, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
62% Single Family, 23% Land/lot, 13% Condo, 1% Multi Family and 2% Other.

62% Single Family
23% Land/lot
2% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 577
Average Home Size 2,132 ft² / 198 m²
Price Range ($12,000 - $6,000,000)

Weather in Wilmington

The average high temperatures in Wilmington range from 56 in January to 88 in July

Average home income in Wilmington

The average household income of a Wilmington resident is $73,582 with an average home value of $273,231

Population of Wilmington

Wilmington has 194,041 residents.

Home ownership in Wilmington

The average level of home ownership in Wilmington is 59%.

Education breakdown of Wilmington

Education levels of residents of Wilmington include: highschool 23%, associate 9%, bachelor 25%, graduate 13%.

Households in Wilmington

Wilmington has 82,168 homes, built on average 33 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 577 homes for sale in Wilmington. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Condo, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 599,242. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Wilmington please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 604 homes for sale in Wilmington, NC are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Wilmington area. Member brokerages representing the 604 homes include Intracoastal Realty Corporation and Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc. Realtors.