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Masonboro is in New Hanover County, in the Wilmington metro area.

The community was named for the avid Masons who built homes here

The latitude of Masonboro is 34.179N. The longitude is -77.847W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,812.


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Median household income
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$65,110
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Masonboro demographic reports
Masonboro is an island North Carolina's southern coast
Believed to be one of the first bits of American coastline to be seen by a European explorer
Wildlife: Part of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve, the island is inhabited by more than 250 species of birds


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16% of Masonboro residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Masonboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Masonboro was $27,519, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of Masonboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Masonboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $728.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,161.


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New Hanover County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Masonboro political report.

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The average commute time for Masonboro workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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