Latest Data (2015)
Population 115,933
Nationwide Rank 238

Quick Facts

Wilmington, North Carolina is the 238th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Wilmington, North Carolina is a city.

Wilmington, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Wilmington had its largest population ever.

Wilmington, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Wilmington, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
232 Beaumont, Texas 4.0%
233 Independence, Missouri 3.2%
234 Ann Arbor, Michigan 2.1%
235 El Monte, California 0.4%
236 Springfield, Illinois 3.8%
237 Round Rock, Texas 91.1%
238 Wilmington, North Carolina 29.1%
239 Arvada, Colorado 12.8%
240 Provo, Utah 9.0%
241 Peoria, Illinois 1.8%
242 Lansing, Michigan -3.5%
243 Downey, California 6.2%
244 Carlsbad, California 42.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 115,933 238
2014 113,657 241
2013 112,067 240
2012 109,922 243
2011 108,212 245
2010 106,476 247
2009 101,350 269
2008 100,397 270
2007 99,477 265
2006 98,479 263
2005 96,953 270
2004 94,700 275
2003 92,439 283
2002 91,395 284
2001 90,529 282
2000 89,765 281
1990 56,067 440
1860 9,552 100
1850 7,264 99
1840 5,335 76