New Hanover County

  1. New Hanover County Legal Resources
  2. New Hanover County Statistics
  3. New Hanover County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. New Hanover County Employment Information
  5. New Hanover County Family Information
  6. New Hanover County Education Information
  7. New Hanover County Business Information
  8. New Hanover County Public Benefits Information
  9. New Hanover County Criminal Information
  10. New Hanover County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. New Hanover County Cities
  12. New Hanover County Zip Codes


New Hanover County Legal Resources

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New Hanover County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 160,307
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 2,373 / 1,482 / 6
  • Land Area (2000): 515.236 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 334.069 square kilometers
  • Farms (2002): 77
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 70.10%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 0.00%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $5,857,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 36,000,000 / 4,000,000 / 8,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 47.00%
  • Physicians (2004): 782
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (655)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 28,030
  • Federal Spending (2004): $1,304,460
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New Hanover County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 79,616
Building Permits Issued (2006): 2,177
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $361,756

New Hanover County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 305,860 95.38%
 Rural, Farm 210 0.07%
 Rural, Non-farm 14,614 4.56%

New Hanover County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Employment Information

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New Hanover County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 65,944 62,935 3,009 4.56% 46
1991 68,648 64,424 4,225 6.15% 61
1992 70,206 64,873 5,333 7.60% 76
1993 71,625 66,355 5,269 7.36% 74
1994 72,809 67,778 5,030 6.91% 69
1995 74,816 70,478 4,337 5.80% 58
1996 78,308 74,708 3,600 4.60% 46
1997 80,809 77,636 3,173 3.93% 39
1998 82,032 78,973 3,059 3.73% 37
1999 83,767 81,150 2,617 3.12% 31
2000 87,641 84,419 3,222 3.68% 37
2001 88,984 84,518 4,466 5.02% 50
2002 90,238 84,575 5,663 6.28% 63
2003 91,893 86,652 5,241 5.70% 57
2004 94,292 90,098 4,193 4.45% 45
2005 98,478 94,410 4,068 4.13% 41
2006 102,047 98,293 3,754 3.68% 37
2007 103,485 99,620 3,865 3.74% 37
2008 104,820 99,619 5,201 4.96% 49
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 102,054 97,375 4,679 4.58% 46
Feb 2008 102,230 97,387 4,843 4.74% 47
Mar 2008 102,947 98,344 4,603 4.47% 45
Apr 2008 103,981 99,606 4,375 4.21% 42
May 2008 105,319 100,264 5,055 4.80% 48
Jun 2008 106,457 101,039 5,418 5.09% 51
Jul 2008 108,390 102,268 6,122 5.65% 56
Aug 2008 106,640 100,668 5,972 5.60% 56
Sep 2008 105,365 99,624 5,741 5.45% 54
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

New Hanover County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 13,822 16.14%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 6,702 7.82%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 4,856 5.67%
4. Public Administration 4,080 4.76%
5. Educational Services 3,764 4.39%
6. Health Care 3,466 4.05%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 3,302 3.85%
8. Chemical Manufacturing 2,762 3.22%
9. Finance and Insurance 2,508 2.93%
10. Repair and Maintenance 2,292 2.68%
11. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,284 2.67%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 2,084 2.43%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 2,048 2.39%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 1,874 2.19%
15. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 1,624 1.90%
16. Utilities 1,484 1.73%
17. Truck Transportation 1,430 1.67%
18. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,338 1.56%
19. Other Transportation 1,304 1.52%
20. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,294 1.51%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 12,378 16.11%
2. Educational Services 9,938 12.94%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 7,382 9.61%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 4,890 6.37%
5. Finance and Insurance 3,010 3.92%
6. Public Administration 2,650 3.45%
7. Social Assistance 2,618 3.41%
8. Construction 2,438 3.17%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,322 3.02%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,318 3.02%
11. Department and Other General Stores 2,220 2.89%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,936 2.52%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 1,896 2.47%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,436 1.87%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,390 1.81%
16. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 1,078 1.40%
17. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 1,012 1.32%
18. Chemical Manufacturing 920 1.20%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 750 0.98%
20. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 748 0.97%

New Hanover County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 4,798 5.60%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 4,652 5.43%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,488 4.07%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,396 3.96%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,230 3.77%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3,214 3.75%
7. Other Production Occupations 3,186 3.72%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 3,040 3.55%
9. Engineers 2,636 3.08%
10. Carpenters 2,572 3.00%
11. Other Construction Trades 2,444 2.85%
12. Top Executives 2,102 2.45%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 2,026 2.37%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,960 2.29%
15. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,840 2.15%
16. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 1,828 2.13%
17. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,788 2.09%
18. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,706 1.99%
19. Business Operations Specialists 1,624 1.90%
20. Computer Specialists 1,516 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 4,592 5.98%
2. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,676 4.79%
3. Secretaries and Admins 3,544 4.61%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,482 4.53%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,432 4.47%
6. Registered Nurses 3,184 4.15%
7. Other Management Occupations 3,052 3.97%
8. Cashiers 2,814 3.66%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 2,714 3.53%
10. Waiters and Waitresses 2,596 3.38%
11. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 2,136 2.78%
12. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,926 2.51%
13. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,858 2.42%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,738 2.26%
15. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,682 2.19%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 1,550 2.02%
17. Business Operations Specialists 1,536 2.00%
18. Child Care Workers 1,506 1.96%
19. Other Production Occupations 1,444 1.88%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 1,350 1.76%

New Hanover County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 140,922 54.07%
15-35 hours 37,525 14.40%
1-14 hours 8,448 3.24%
No regular hours 73,731 28.29%

New Hanover County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,150 2.02%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,216 1.42%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 3,526 2.27%
6 AM-6:29 AM 9,340 6.00%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 14,688 9.44%
7 AM-7:29 AM 23,470 15.08%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 30,606 19.67%
8 AM-8:29 AM 20,396 13.11%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 9,290 5.97%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 10,390 6.68%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 5,094 3.27%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 2,154 1.38%
Noon-3:59 PM 9,474 6.09%
4 PM-11:59 PM 11,814 7.59%

New Hanover County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 5,000 3.21%
5-9 18,976 12.19%
10-14 31,754 20.41%
15-19 34,056 21.89%
20-24 27,232 17.50%
25-29 7,940 5.10%
30-34 16,034 10.30%
35-39 1,890 1.21%
40-44 1,838 1.18%
45-59 4,288 2.76%
60-89 3,302 2.12%
At least 90 3,298 2.12%

New Hanover County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 786 0.51% 124,172 79.80%
30-44 278 0.18% 19,484 12.52%
45-59 160 0.10% 4,128 2.65%
At least 60 288 0.19% 6,312 4.06%

New Hanover County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 704 0.44%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 17,116 10.68%
 Car / truck / van, solo 131,964 82.38%
 Motorcycle 128 0.08%
 Other 1,386 0.87%
 Public transportation 1,512 0.94%
 Walked 2,798 1.75%
 Worked at home 4,580 2.86%

New Hanover County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Family Information

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Households (2000): 136,482 (312,016 people)
Families (2000): 84,052 (237,232 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 32,482
People at same address in 1995: 137,244

New Hanover County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 14,752 10.81%
$10,000-$14,999 8,562 6.27%
$15,000-$19,999 8,770 6.42%
$20,000-$24,999 9,136 6.69%
$25,000-$29,999 9,888 7.24%
$30,000-$34,999 8,456 6.19%
$35,000-$39,999 8,360 6.12%
$40,000-$44,999 7,828 5.73%
$45,000-$49,999 6,978 5.11%
$50,000-$59,999 12,644 9.26%
$60,000-$74,999 14,108 10.34%
$75,000-$99,999 12,480 9.14%
$100,000-$124,999 6,122 4.48%
$125,000-$149,999 3,186 2.33%
$150,000-$199,999 2,480 1.82%
$200,000 or more 2,756 2.02%

New Hanover County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 19,673 28.85%
 Family, 2 people 20,546 30.13%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 5,236 7.68%
 Family, 3 people 10,129 14.86%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,346 1.97%
 Family, 4 people 7,274 10.67%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 251 0.37%
 Family, 5 people 2,625 3.85%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 46 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 695 1.02%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 20 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 330 0.48%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 12 0.02%

New Hanover County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 109,936 29.91%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 49,064 13.35%
Public Assistance 3,574 0.97%
Retirement 24,926 6.78%
Self Employment 18,220 4.96%
Social Security 34,438 9.37%
Supplemental Security 4,728 1.29%
Wage / Salary 105,096 28.59%
Other 17,552 4.78%

New Hanover County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 39,390 60.44%
 With children under 18 25,786 39.56%

New Hanover County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 11,138 8.81%
 Married 72,748 57.53%
 Never Married 39,622 31.33%
 Widowed 2,948 2.33%

New Hanover County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 15,584 11.29%
 Married 73,576 53.31%
 Never Married 34,224 24.80%
 Widowed 14,622 10.60%

New Hanover County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Education Information

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New Hanover County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 8,224 3.24%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 26,834 10.58%
 High school diploma or equivalent 60,886 24.00%
 Some college, no degree 68,028 26.81%
 Associate degree 18,468 7.28%
 Bachelors degree 52,418 20.66%
 Graduate or professional degree 18,874 7.44%

New Hanover County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,784 1.74% 3,058 1.91% 5,842 3.64%
Kindergarten 3,198 1.99% 588 0.37% 3,786 2.36%
Grades 1-4 14,136 8.82% 2,006 1.25% 16,142 10.07%
Grades 5-8 12,671 7.90% 1,470 0.92% 14,141 8.82%
Grades 9-12 14,140 8.82% 634 0.40% 14,774 9.22%
Undergrad college 25,145 15.69% 2,190 1.37% 27,335 17.05%
Graduate or professional school 2,234 1.39% 362 0.23% 2,596 1.62%
Total 74,308 46.35% 10,308 6.43% 84,616 52.78%

New Hanover County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,229,257,000
Retail sales (2002): $2,993,200,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $350,447,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $1,919,162
Retired workers (2005): 20,955

New Hanover County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 52 34 86 78 59
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 2 4 3
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 15 10 25 24 25
1999 - Construction 140 127 221 202 201
1999 - Educational Services 7 2 14 17 9
1999 - Finance & Insurance 43 34 78 57 130
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 42 39 152 85 171
1999 - Information 5 8 28 19 15
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 6 1 9 8 3
1999 - Manufacturing 17 19 49 72 49
1999 - Mining 0 0 1 2 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 57 46 138 125 198
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 65 45 157 96 193
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 26 26 59 46 91
1999 - Retail Trade 94 89 309 284 273
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 11 17 43 55 40
1999 - Unclassified 17 16 2 3 3
1999 - Utilities 0 2 2 1 3
1999 - Wholesale Trade 33 28 83 91 109
1999 - Total 630 544 1,458 1,269 1,575
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 36 50 84 66 77
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 2 6
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 13 26 26 26
2000 - Construction 114 113 238 223 188
2000 - Educational Services 6 8 14 14 11
2000 - Finance & Insurance 28 22 75 75 134
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 56 46 140 111 151
2000 - Information 18 10 25 17 17
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 7 11 8
2000 - Manufacturing 20 21 56 57 55
2000 - Mining 1 0 1 1 1
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 54 48 166 114 187
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 57 60 144 115 192
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 30 24 50 50 99
2000 - Retail Trade 87 93 327 276 262
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 13 13 56 41 41
2000 - Unclassified 19 15 2 1 4
2000 - Utilities 1 1 1 3 1
2000 - Wholesale Trade 23 28 96 83 110
2000 - Total 576 566 1,509 1,286 1,570
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 38 40 67 86 68
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 2 0 2 4
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 17 14 32 17 26
2001 - Construction 103 122 214 231 199
2001 - Educational Services 8 4 15 12 15
2001 - Finance & Insurance 49 43 92 64 113
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 58 30 173 114 143
2001 - Information 15 9 23 20 26
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 3 8 6 10
2001 - Manufacturing 13 9 59 72 48
2001 - Mining 2 0 0 1 3
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 56 53 121 150 193
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 79 50 131 118 207
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 29 36 46 53 91
2001 - Retail Trade 120 86 281 304 282
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 11 19 34 56 38
2001 - Unclassified 10 9 2 1 8
2001 - Utilities 3 2 1 2 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 32 24 78 86 121
2001 - Total 646 555 1,377 1,395 1,596
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 35 40 76 80 69
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 2 2 2 1
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 10 12 29 28 22
2002 - Construction 86 117 175 231 205
2002 - Educational Services 6 9 13 13 15
2002 - Finance & Insurance 53 31 87 75 125
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 62 39 175 126 149
2002 - Information 6 10 18 25 32
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 2 9 5 10
2002 - Manufacturing 13 19 47 81 51
2002 - Mining 0 1 1 1 3
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 56 65 148 132 183
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 94 81 131 130 198
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 37 35 54 47 83
2002 - Retail Trade 124 118 286 344 247
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 12 20 41 39 37
2002 - Unclassified 15 13 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 1 1 2 1 3
2002 - Wholesale Trade 29 34 87 96 102
2002 - Total 644 649 1,381 1,456 1,535
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 35 21 90 65 68
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 0 1 4 1
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 13 12 24 31 22
2003 - Construction 105 80 223 171 196
2003 - Educational Services 10 11 16 8 12
2003 - Finance & Insurance 47 36 96 79 129
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 60 45 201 122 145
2003 - Information 18 10 18 25 31
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 4 11 4 11
2003 - Manufacturing 17 14 54 64 55
2003 - Mining 0 0 1 0 2
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 77 70 144 141 185
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 85 61 153 126 230
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 31 20 51 41 119
2003 - Retail Trade 82 90 294 286 322
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 10 9 34 47 45
2003 - Unclassified 4 5 2 0 0
2003 - Utilities 1 0 3 2 3
2003 - Wholesale Trade 24 35 74 76 124
2003 - Total 624 523 1,490 1,292 1,700
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 42 30 103 66 73
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 2 3
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 8 8 37 22 25
2004 - Construction 102 88 264 157 188
2004 - Educational Services 7 7 17 10 16
2004 - Finance & Insurance 40 41 97 92 129
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 54 37 215 126 150
2004 - Information 10 12 27 28 21
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 1 8 9 10
2004 - Manufacturing 21 15 69 56 50
2004 - Mining 0 1 1 1 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 62 52 157 133 190
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 88 66 171 128 233
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 48 26 64 38 113
2004 - Retail Trade 99 93 310 263 309
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 17 10 54 31 45
2004 - Unclassified 12 2 0 1 1
2004 - Utilities 0 2 1 1 3
2004 - Wholesale Trade 25 30 78 71 132
2004 - Total 637 521 1,675 1,235 1,692
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 54 27 93 93 75
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 2 3
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 8 9 30 33 20
2005 - Construction 151 77 253 171 203
2005 - Educational Services 8 4 24 11 13
2005 - Finance & Insurance 53 40 92 85 145
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 45 35 189 151 169
2005 - Information 15 8 20 33 23
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 3 15 3 8
2005 - Manufacturing 20 24 54 67 52
2005 - Mining 0 0 0 0 2
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 70 49 142 138 213
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 85 60 163 140 267
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 45 22 68 54 118
2005 - Retail Trade 82 89 313 284 295
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 16 9 39 47 54
2005 - Unclassified 10 7 0 1 1
2005 - Utilities 1 1 0 3 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 26 22 90 61 130
2005 - Total 692 486 1,587 1,377 1,792

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Public Benefits Information

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New Hanover County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 272,370 86.94%
 Below Poverty Level 40,918 13.06%

New Hanover County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $5,477 $77 $11,451 $0 $13 $1,878 $18,819 $9,067 $14,597 $2,780
1971 $5,865 $1,252 $12,960 $0 $13 $1,730 $20,568 $10,961 $13,934 $3,106
1972 $5,816 $1,946 $14,992 $0 $12 $6,362 $27,182 $14,688 $13,271 $3,603
1973 $6,081 $2,649 $16,509 $0 $12 $1,904 $24,506 $13,594 $13,233 $6,127
1974 $7,043 $3,185 $17,546 $0 $12 $2,502 $27,103 $16,327 $12,745 $6,128
1975 $7,957 $3,154 $22,252 $0 $12 $2,923 $33,144 $19,317 $20,957 $12,518
1976 $9,076 $3,330 $23,826 $0 $12 $3,559 $36,473 $20,699 $28,854 $17,587
1977 $11,588 $3,708 $25,526 $0 $0 $8,344 $45,458 $25,432 $27,891 $12,386
1978 $12,952 $4,232 $29,617 $0 $0 $4,144 $46,713 $26,460 $26,530 $8,450
1979 $13,475 $4,813 $31,450 $0 $0 $10,743 $55,668 $30,126 $25,170 $8,472
1980 $14,193 $5,375 $28,600 $0 $0 $10,005 $52,798 $31,282 $27,810 $8,447
1981 $16,097 $6,221 $35,205 $22 $0 $11,338 $62,662 $9,952 $35,900 $6,815
1982 $18,917 $6,576 $43,215 $29 $0 $11,019 $73,180 $41,381 $34,540 $5,746
1983 $19,763 $9,622 $45,184 $47 $0 $15,105 $80,099 $42,586 $60,703 $13,036
1984 $24,942 $9,065 $41,055 $93 $0 $21,809 $87,899 $45,367 $65,995 $11,138
1985 $25,636 $12,512 $47,631 $74 $0 $21,417 $94,758 $54,111 $73,188 $20,647
1986 $27,794 $14,538 $55,178 $283 $0 $23,392 $106,647 $59,698 $91,405 $41,050
1987 $31,110 $17,347 $63,709 $471 $0 $24,857 $120,147 $66,791 $129,376 $34,468
1988 $33,643 $19,639 $69,833 $1,291 $0 $25,225 $129,992 $67,487 $142,500 $107,253
1989 $33,435 $21,840 $78,930 $1,867 $0 $29,548 $143,780 $75,262 $138,805 $110,084
1990 $35,337 $24,171 $95,409 $73 $0 $34,078 $164,897 $88,929 $161,833 $118,396
1991 $38,461 $24,439 $96,933 $68 $0 $33,876 $169,338 $95,454 $176,936 $114,688
1992 $44,711 $26,613 $94,726 $103 $0 $39,202 $178,742 $97,566 $174,887 $106,097
1993 $46,813 $28,243 $89,767 $144 $0 $41,167 $177,891 $91,374 $170,543 $112,333
1994 $51,764 $32,087 $106,561 $144 $0 $41,196 $199,665 $95,943 $157,162 $121,523
1995 $52,841 $35,193 $128,535 $1,672 $0 $228,575 $411,623 $185,000 $140,706 $117,249
1996 $56,884 $30,172 $124,066 $2,109 $0 $230,535 $413,594 $185,000 $137,805 $103,648
1997 $62,331 $33,068 $151,076 $2,650 $0 $236,568 $452,625 $186,000 $219,320 $164,536
1998 $68,799 $35,949 $151,005 $2,789 $0 $267,552 $490,145 $240,443 $236,599 $161,413
1999 $73,175 $37,744 $155,566 $2,817 $0 $329,504 $561,062 $257,519 $393,526 $286,702
2000 $90,744 $38,368 $171,591 $3,018 $0 $416,692 $682,045 $179,905 $449,480 $327,465
2001 $101,104 $38,058 $182,824 $3,294 $0 $445,881 $733,103 $187,319 $494,200 $329,333
2002 $117,383 $40,825 $176,532 $3,655 $0 $488,631 $786,201 $211,000 $566,768 $312,984
2003 $121,743 $42,596 $189,136 $4,086 $0 $512,314 $827,279 $367,028 $565,162 $372,588
2004 $124,901 $56,282 $210,510 $4,660 $0 $524,811 $864,882 $377,033 $543,479 $383,045
2005 $129,549 $60,879 $207,236 $4,895 $0 $536,635 $878,315 $395,466 $521,355 $387,550
2006 $135,870 $68,990 $222,537 $5,394 $0 $566,296 $930,097 $240,518 $531,613 $474,264


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $14,601 $324 $160 $405 $0 $36 $19,700
$237 $2,316 $567 $0 $63 $991
1971 $13,637 $443 $61 $601 $0 $43 $19,780
$376 $2,569 $547 $0 $63 $1,440
1972 $19,753 $566 $149 $734 $0 $57 $31,030
$494 $2,749 $515 $0 $70 $5,943
1973 $18,424 $725 $88 $906 $1 $72 $26,944
$566 $2,949 $483 $0 $70 $2,660
1974 $20,054 $827 $123 $1,433 $0 $23 $29,744
$644 $2,962 $472 $0 $70 $3,136
1975 $25,349 $891 $1,151 $1,279 $0 $0 $38,480
$881 $3,445 $620 $0 $70 $4,794
1976 $30,329 $965 $1,644 $1,915 $0 $85 $44,385
$961 $4,019 $1,017 $0 $70 $3,380
1977 $29,423 $949 $371 $6,527 $0 $84 $54,587
$2,507 $4,886 $1,435 $0 $0 $8,405
1978 $31,877 $1,409 $315 $6,299 $0 $167 $55,001
$2,584 $5,469 $1,385 $0 $0 $5,496
1979 $36,398 $1,215 $384 $3,533 $0 $262 $60,772
$1,906 $5,371 $1,312 $74 $0 $10,317
1980 $39,561 $1,533 $576 $1,868 $0 $297 $62,867
$1,573 $4,099 $1,479 $98 $0 $11,783
1981 $45,299 $1,782 $648 $2,489 $0 $390 $70,490
$2,141 $4,663 $1,972 $43 $0 $11,063
1982 $47,817 $2,308 $878 $2,492 $0 $559 $77,531
$2,339 $4,828 $2,012 $320 $0 $13,978
1983 $51,730 $6,268 $875 $2,665 $0 $631 $92,505
$2,529 $5,632 $3,646 $93 $0 $18,436
1984 $51,349 $3,524 $923 $2,728 $0 $658 $95,592
$2,615 $6,260 $5,445 $66 $0 $22,024
1985 $58,395 $2,450 $1,139 $3,310 $0 $716 $101,604
$2,730 $6,727 $5,838 $919 $0 $19,380
1986 $68,191 $2,989 $1,466 $4,223 $0 $643 $124,765
$2,954 $6,761 $6,535 $5,751 $0 $25,252
1987 $69,108 $4,528 $1,488 $5,946 $0 $751 $145,522
$3,554 $8,049 $5,864 $18,142 $0 $28,092
1988 $80,530 $4,523 $1,706 $6,360 $0 $1,020 $158,724
$3,793 $8,693 $9,524 $9,196 $0 $33,379
1989 $82,772 $4,274 $1,853 $7,255 $0 $1,163 $163,867
$4,389 $10,181 $12,767 $5,295 $0 $33,918
1990 $88,881 $4,402 $2,172 $14,235 $0 $4,591 $209,421
$4,979 $14,940 $13,849 $538 $0 $60,834
1991 $92,044 $4,626 $2,284 $15,861 $0 $3,688 $210,406
$5,309 $12,856 $16,225 $187 $0 $57,326
1992 $95,157 $5,072 $2,226 $16,889 $0 $2,870 $209,556
$5,145 $16,914 $17,005 $566 $0 $47,712
1993 $98,879 $4,784 $2,248 $20,071 $0 $2,424 $212,883
$5,888 $19,349 $17,262 $1,305 $0 $40,673
1994 $108,114 $5,321 $2,566 $21,132 $0 $1,889 $226,883
$6,673 $20,275 $14,800 $899 $0 $45,214
1995 $122,337 $4,930 $2,746 $211,722 $0 $1,956 $437,532
$7,014 $22,744 $16,354 $1,261 $0 $46,468
1996 $133,180 $6,207 $2,861 $200,846 $0 $2,780 $445,879
$6,999 $25,094 $15,780 $2,781 $0 $49,351
1997 $144,930 $6,260 $2,931 $238,482 $60 $2,804 $510,528
$6,767 $25,878 $9,646 $4,199 $0 $68,571
1998 $144,025 $6,661 $3,095 $242,227 $60 $2,783 $522,383
$8,782 $28,091 $15,648 $8,055 $0 $62,956
1999 $175,265 $7,564 $4,654 $324,598 $0 $3,546 $666,644
$8,414 $31,868 $18,151 $9,841 $0 $82,743
2000 $213,471 $8,775 $4,608 $350,049 $0 $4,282 $730,861
$9,806 $35,251 $21,271 $4,434 $0 $78,914
2001 $231,306 $13,569 $7,036 $374,441 $0 $7,988 $808,664
$18,188 $36,704 $28,807 $8,309 $0 $82,316
2002 $230,730 $19,838 $11,223 $438,572 $0 $6,003 $897,780
$31,447 $36,266 $32,650 $8,105 $0 $82,946
2003 $200,725 $15,034 $6,006 $444,675 $0 $10,341 $857,641
$23,847 $39,030 $23,998 $8,935 $0 $85,050
2004 $212,687 $10,696 $5,333 $457,789 $0 $6,707 $901,603
$14,772 $39,568 $34,614 $15,782 $0 $103,655
2005 $243,074 $10,124 $5,829 $471,337 $0 $6,682 $930,382
$14,560 $42,255 $13,230 $8,383 $0 $114,908
2006 $236,321 $12,328 $6,475 $483,173 $0 $4,260 $960,217
$17,199 $41,882 $25,446 $18,290 $0 $114,843

New Hanover County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 712
New Hanover County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Hanover County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

New Hanover County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 18,716 11.68%
10-19 Years 20,228 12.62%
20-29 Years 26,448 16.50%
30-39 Years 24,018 14.98%
40-49 Years 24,186 15.09%
50-59 Years 19,409 12.11%
60-69 Years 12,809 7.99%
70-79 Years 9,696 6.05%
80-89 Years 4,103 2.56%
90+ Years 694 0.43%

New Hanover County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 77,371 48.26%
 Female 82,936 51.74%

New Hanover County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 126,453 78.88%
 African-American 27,001 16.84%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,276 2.04%
 Multiracial 1,396 0.87%
 Asian 1,325 0.83%
 Amerindian 581 0.36%
 Other Race 187 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 88 0.05%

New Hanover County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 46,152 18.72%
2. German 41,038 16.64%
3. Irish 37,092 15.04%
4. United States Or American 32,500 13.18%
5. Scotch Irish 14,789 6.00%
6. Italian 13,950 5.66%
7. Scottish 10,610 4.30%
8. French Non-Basque 8,195 3.32%
9. Polish 5,728 2.32%
10. Dutch 4,676 1.90%

New Hanover County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 285,938 94.62%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 8,400 2.78%
3. French 1,614 0.53%
4. German 1,398 0.46%
5. Greek 574 0.19%
6. Chinese 526 0.17%
7. Italian 378 0.13%
8. Arabic 362 0.12%
9. Japanese 292 0.10%
10. Scandinavian 264 0.09%

New Hanover County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 310,266 96.75%
 Naturalized immigrant 4,198 1.31%
 Not a citizen 6,220 1.94%

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