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The county is in the Wilmington metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 173,554. This was an increase of 8.26% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in New Hanover County was $29,408. This was an increase of 21.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 95% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
13% of New Hanover County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Hanover County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in New Hanover County include Bellevue Cemetery, Federal Point Cemetery, Freeman Cemetery, Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Masonboro Cemetery, Oakdale Cemetery, Oleander Memorial Gardens, Park View Cemetery, Prospect Cemetery, Seagate Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in New Hanover County include Carolina Beach, Castle Hayne, Kings Grant, Kure Beach, Masonboro, Murraysville, Myrtle Grove, Ogden, Seagate, Silver Lake ... View communities
Colleges in New Hanover County include Cape Fear Community College, University of North Carolina - Wilmington ... View colleges
School districts in New Hanover County include New Hanover County Schools ... View school districts
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Libraries in New Hanover County include Carolina Beach Library, Law Library, Myrtle Grove Branch, New Hanover County Public Library, Northeast Regional ... View libraries
Newspapers in New Hanover County include Carolina Beach Island Gazette, Wilmington Star-News, Wrightsville Lumina ... View newspapers
New Hanover County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Hanover County political report.
Airports in New Hanover County include Wilmington International
Hotels in New Hanover County include Ameri Stay Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn & Suites Wilmington, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western, Best Western, Blockade Runner Resort & Hotel, Comfort Inn Executive Center, Comfort Suites Wilmington, Courtyard Carolina Beach, Courtyard Wilmington ... More hotels
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