Wilmington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wilmington Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
123,744

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.7%
5 - 17:
13.2%
18 - 24:
17.2%
25 - 34:
13.9%
35 - 54:
22.3%
55 - 64:
12.2%
Over 65 Years:
16.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
12.6%
12.6%
High School Graduates
92.4%
92.4%
College Graduated
41.5%
41.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Wilmington
$31,846
$31,846
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Wilmington
$47,580
$47,580
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.2%

Employment Industries in Wilmington

 
Healthcare
15.1%
15.1%
Accommodation
13.2%
13.2%
Retail
13.0%
13.0%
Education
9.3%
9.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.4%
8.4%
Manufacturing
5.9%
5.9%
Other
5.2%
5.2%
Construction
5.2%
5.2%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Real estate
3.3%
3.3%
Administration
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.9%
2.9%
Public Service
2.7%
2.7%
Transportation
2.5%
2.5%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
Wholesale
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
71.7%
71.7%
Black or African American
18.0%
18.0%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.3%
6.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.3%
2.3%
Asian
1.3%
1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
10.3%
10.3%
German
9.8%
9.8%
Irish
9.2%
9.2%
Italian
4.8%
4.8%
Scottish
2.6%
2.6%
Scots-Irish
2.5%
2.5%
European
2.1%
2.1%
French
2.0%
2.0%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
British
1.1%
1.1%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
92.2%
92.2%
Spanish
4.5%
4.5%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Wilmington Residents:
5.4%