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Overview of Wilmington

Along the coastal shores of North Carolina is Wilmington. Known as the Port City, Wilmington is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River. This makes visits to the beach easy and convenient and even more perfect for anyone who may be in the market for Wilmington apartments for rent.

EUE/Screen Gems Studios, a film and television production location, is also located in Wilmington and served as the set for popular television series, including One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek. There's no need to visit the hectic city of Los Angeles when you can find the next big movie star just around the corner, or you could even land yourself a spot on a show as a character or extra!

Living in Wilmington

The city was incorporated in 1739 and is named after the Earl of Wilmington. Once the largest city in North Carolina, the city remains a major port and appears to have a magnetic pull on beach lovers from all over the United States. Wilmington apartments for rent won't leave you too far from fun in the sun at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina's most accessible beach from I-40. Feeling the sand between your toes will make it your favorite hot spot, especially if you enjoy water activities like sailing, fishing or surfing. If you enjoy staying on land over water, then a drink in the sun or a game of beach volleyball is always an option.

More than 106,000 people call this charming Southern city home and many like to enjoy nights out on the town in one of the several neighborhoods that make up Wilmington. Bellville, Hampstead, Rocky Point and Wrightsville Beach are considered just some of the most popular neighborhoods in the city.

Wilmington Apartments and Cost of Living

More than half of the residents living in Wilmington choose to rent, but that doesn't limit renting options. Due to the large student population from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and the city's reputation as a tourist destination, Wilmington apartments for rent are still plentiful and affordable. The median rent asked is higher than North Carolina's median but comparable to the national median rent. You can also expect to pay between $3.57 and $3.79 for a gallon of gas, lower than in other areas of the country.

If you're looking for low income housing, the Wilmington Housing Authority can provide a helping hand for lower earning families and individuals looking for Wilmington apartments. The North Carolina Division of Social Services' Work First offers job and training assistance to lower earning families through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

Apartments in Wilmington-Study

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, is one of the state's most popular universities, with over 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students studying in a variety of nationally recognized programs. UNCW is also home to the only underwater ocean laboratory in the United States and is great for anyone who wants to pursue a career in marine biology. Prospective students looking for a community college can attend Cape Fear Community College. Wilmington apartments are great for students seeking degrees in higher education as well as the working population.

Apartments in Wilimington-Work

Education and healthcare are also top employers in the area offering opportunities to those living in Wilmington apartments. The New Hanover Health Network is the areas top employer with more than 4,700 employees while New Hanover County Schools serve as the next largest source for employment.

Belle Meade

Wilmington, NC 28412

$919+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

2 Units Available

Belle Meade

Wilmington, NC


$919+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
2 Units Available
The Reserve At Mayfaire
205

Wilmington, NC 28405

$1,024+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10 Units Available

The Reserve At Mayfaire

Wilmington, NC (Mayfaire)

(205)

$1,024+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10 Units Available
Grand View

Wilmington, NC 28403

$1,872+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Grand View

Wilmington, NC


$1,872+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
28
Myrtle Landing Townhomes

Wilmington, NC 28409

$1,275+

2-3 Beds2-3 Baths

Myrtle Landing Townhomes

Wilmington, NC


$1,275+

2-3 Beds2-3 Baths
Amberleigh Shores
50

Wilmington, NC 28411

$936+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Amberleigh Shores

Wilmington, NC

(50)

$936+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Stephens Pointe
13

Wilmington, NC 28411

$969+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Stephens Pointe

Wilmington, NC

(13)

$969+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
31
Harbour Ridge

Wilmington, NC 28401

$625+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Harbour Ridge

Wilmington, NC


$625+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
Canterbury Woods
91

Wilmington, NC 28401

$840+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

3 Units Available

Canterbury Woods

Wilmington, NC (South Wilmington Heights)

(91)

$840+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
3 Units Available
The Reserve At Forest Hills
51

Wilmington, NC 28403

$706+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Reserve At Forest Hills

Wilmington, NC

(51)

$706+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
Avalon Apartments
62

Wilmington, NC 28405

$993+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Avalon Apartments

Wilmington, NC

(62)

$993+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Bellingham Park Condominiums
35

Wilmington, NC 28412

$971+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Bellingham Park Condominiums

Wilmington, NC

(35)

$971+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
Barclay Place
36

Wilmington, NC 28412

$1,060+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Barclay Place

Wilmington, NC (Pine Valley)

(36)

$1,060+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
21
The Glen

Wilmington, NC 28403

$550+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

The Glen

Wilmington, NC (College Park)


$550+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Pinewood Apartments

Wilmington, NC 28403

$625+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

1 Unit Available

Pinewood Apartments

Wilmington, NC (College Park)


$625+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
1 Unit Available
Quad
41

Wilmington, NC 28403

$665+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Quad

Wilmington, NC

(41)

$665+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
32
Hawthorne at New Centre

Wilmington, NC 28403

$710+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Hawthorne at New Centre

Wilmington, NC (College Park)


$710+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Abbotts Run
5

Wilmington, NC 28405

$755+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

8 Units Available

Abbotts Run

Wilmington, NC

(5)

$755+

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
8 Units Available
25
Hawthorne Commons - NC

Wilmington, NC 28403

$710+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Hawthorne Commons - NC

Wilmington, NC


$710+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Furnished Studio - Wilmington - New Centre Drive

Wilmington, NC 28403

$1,001+

1 Bed1 Bath

Furnished Studio - Wilmington - New Centre Drive

Wilmington, NC


$1,001+

1 Bed1 Bath
26
Preserve at Pine Valley

Wilmington, NC 28412

$689+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10 Units Available

Preserve at Pine Valley

Wilmington, NC (Pine Valley)


$689+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10 Units Available