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Where is New Hanover County, North Carolina?

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New Hanover County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of New Hanover is found in the county seat of Wilmington.

With a total 850.58 sq. km of land and water area, New Hanover County, North Carolina is the 2790th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 216,298 people, New Hanover County has a total 103594 households earning 49835 on average per year.

New Hanover County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37129
Area Codes 910
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Wilmington (population: 192,177), Castle Hayne (population: 8,286), Carolina Beach (population: 6,228), Wrightsville Beach (population: 2,553), Kure Beach (population: 1,746)
Land Area 83,513 sq miles
Water Area 192 sq miles
Household Income $49,835
Housing Units 103,594
Median Home Value $215,200
High School Grads 91% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 37% of population
Retail Spending $20,126 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $525,548 per capita
Universities and Colleges Cape Fear Community College

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.