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About Cape Fear Township

Cape Fear is a suburb in the Wilmington Metro Area and in the New Hanover County. It has a population of 21,521 and a population density of 269, which is 65% above the national average. It has a median age of 38, which is 2 years below the Wilmington Metro median age and same as the national average.


Cape Fear has a median home value of $286,000, which is 26% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,737 is 41% above the metro average rent and 39% above the national average rent. The average household income in Cape Fear is $48,196 , which is 16% below the Metro average household income and 26% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Cape Fear is 5. Cape Fear also has a crime index 153 that is above the Metro average and above the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Wilmington.


$323,500Median Home Value
$415,169 Wilmington Metro Area
$1,737Median Rent
$1,732 Wilmington Metro Area
3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
153
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
21 mins To Wilmington Metro Area

Cape Fear Township Zip Code

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Cape Fear Township's population is made up of 47% married, 34% single, 13% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 34%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 31%. Homeowners make up 64% of the population in Cape Fear Township.

21,978Population
300,658 Wilmington Metro Area
307Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
37 Median Age
40 Wilmington Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Cape Fear Township is $29,376. The Median Household Income is $55,973 and the Cape Fear Township Unemployment Rate is 7%.

$29,376Income Per Capita
$42,866 Wilmington Metro Area
$55,973Median Household Income
$72,339 Wilmington Metro Area
14% Poverty Rate
11% Wilmington Metro Area
7% Unemployment Rate
4% Wilmington Metro Area
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Amenities in Cape Fear Township
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$323,500Median Home Value
$415,169 Wilmington Metro Area
$1,737Median Rent
$1,732 Wilmington Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Wilmington Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
36%
Home Owners
64%
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3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Cape Fear Township

Pender County School District
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997 Hoover Road, Hampstead, NC, 28443
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New Hanover County School District
7
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6701 Gordon Road, Wilmington, NC, 28411
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Pender County School District
7
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255 Rocky Point Elementary School Road, Rocky Point, NC, 28457
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Brunswick County School District
6
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575 River Road Southeast, Leland, NC, 28451
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Brunswick County School District
6
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1664 Lincoln Road Northeast, Leland, NC, 28451
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PK, K-5
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21 mins
Wilmington Metro Area
Commute To
Myrtle Beach International Airport
1 hr 43 mins
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
3 hr 31 mins
Duke University Marine Lab
2 hr 39 mins
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Cape Fear Township crime index is 153 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Cape Fear Township.

153
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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