New Hanover County

New Hanover County

Last updated April 2020

169,006 Total Voters

Republican 31.1% Democrat 30.21% Libertarian 0.73% Unaffiliated 37.96%
White 78.06% Black 12.19% Other 9.75%

New Hanover County is one of 100 counties located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 202,667. Though the second-smallest county in land area, it is one of the most populous, as its county seat, Wilmington, is one of the state's largest cities. The county was created in 1729 as New Hanover Precinct and gained county status in 1739.

New Hanover County is included in the Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, which also includes neighboring Pender County.

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Unemployment 8.8%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Susi Hamilton (NC-18)
  • Ted Davis (NC-19)
  • Rick Catlin (NC-20)
  • State Senate
  • Bill Rabon (NC-8)
  • Thom Goolsby (NC-9)

Election Results