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in Wilmington, North Carolina

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Is Wilmington, North Carolina a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 73.2 to Wilmington, North Carolina (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if Wilmington, North Carolina is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Crime rates[no data]
  • Arson crimes[no data]
  • Vandalism[no data]

In Wilmington, North Carolina, violent crime rates are considered to be [no data]Analytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Arson crimes are [no data]Analytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest and property crimes, including vandalism rank [no data]Analytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Environmental Hazards Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Cancer instanceslow
  • Substance abusemoderate

In Wilmington, North Carolina, cancer instances are considered to be lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Substance abuse in Wilmington, North Carolina is moderateAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research.

Natural Disasters in Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Earthquakes
    in Wilmington are unlikely
  • Hurracanes
    in Wilmington are high risk
  • Severe Storms
    in Wilmington are possible
  • Tornados
    in Wilmington are possible
  • Volcanos
    in Wilmington are unlikely
  • Wildfires
    in Wilmington are low

Smoking Laws in Wilmington, North Carolina

Smoking is Prohibited both in Wilmington. Smoking inside of workplaces in Wilmington is Allowed. The use of e-cigarettes is banned. In Wilmington, North Carolina marijuana use is not legal.

Air & Water Quality in Wilmington, North Carolina

Air quality
96.0% of the time
Water quality
100 out of 100

Wilmington, North Carolina has good air quality 96.0% of the time or 350 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in Wilmington is 100 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

Pros and Cons of living in Wilmington, North Carolina in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "plenty to do, jobs, family here"
  • "Warm, not a huge city but big enough to find things to do"
  • "Near beach"
  • "Weather "
  • "dog friendly, beaches, weather"
  • "Light most days of the year"
  • "Nothing."
  • "Mild weather Flat land"
  • "Climate, proximity to the ocean, schools"
  • "growing too much too fast, low performance in schools, flooding, hurricane, not balance in seasons"
  • "Way too humid with lots of bugs, too hot in summer, bad traffic. "
  • "Too many people"
  • "Too hot in summer "
  • "not walkable, not environmental"
  • "Too expensive. Hurricanes."
  • "I don't like the traffic, the community, the atmosphere, the humidity, the cost and the overall energy is meant to trap you here. I don't feel at home and I can't wait to get out. "
  • "Extreme weather "
  • "Traffic, water quality, politics"

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