New Hanover County

New Hanover County, North Carolina

320 Chestnut St Rm 502
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: (910) 341-7184
Fax: (910) 341-4027

On the southeastern shore of NC, southwest of Jacksonville; organized Nov 27, 1729 from Craven County. Name Origin: For the British royal house of Hanover, which began with George I (1660-1727), Duke of Hannover. Anglicized to Hanover

Area (sq mi):: 327.92 (land 198.93; water 128.98) Population per square mile: 902.60
Population 2005: 179,553 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 12.00%; 1990-2000 33.30% Population 2000: 160,307 (White 78.90%; Black or African American 17.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $23,123; median household $40,172; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,558-$29,607
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wilmington County seat (93,292)

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