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    5208-2 Ringo Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,085
    • $1,375
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    Seize the moment and choose Lofts of Wilmington as your new home. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Wilmington, NC, our loft apartments deliver a rewarding living experience in a serene setting. Their modern amenities, combined with a Resident Rewards program and the premier location near shops, employers, and local universities, ensure you will have everything you need within reach. Read MoreRead More + Expansive floor plans and relaxing spaces are all part of our community’s lifestyle. Find well-equipped kitchens inside your home and many practical features like ceiling fans, plush carpeting, and built-in shelving. Select units feature washer/dryer connections, wood-style flooring, skylights, and a private patio or balcony. Meanwhile, the outdoors awaits you with a tranquil swimming pool, on-site laundry facilities, a fire pit lounge, resident workspaces, a clubhouse with Wi-Fi, as well as a grilling area with a picnic pavilion. We are pet-friendly too and have a dog park for your furry pals! Ideally located off Market Street and College Road, Lofts of Wilmington is the perfect home for anyone. Downtown Wilmington is 10 minutes away for a short commute to Cape Fear Community College, Anchor Corning, and Chemtex. We are also close to New Centre Market, AMC Wilmington 16, Independence Mall, and Wrightsville Beach. To name a few other locales, there is Tregembo Animal Park, Empie Park, Airlie Gardens, and the Riverwalk to always provide you an eventful time. Plus, our apartments are near UNCW. Browse our photo gallery, view our floor plans, and apply online to snag your dream home today! Our apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC, are open for visits.

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    4632 Still Meadow Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
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    505 Alpine Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403
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    • $1,220
    • $1,570
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    414 Mill Creek Court, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,223+
    • $1,305+
    • $1,657+
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    1015 Nutt Street,, Wilmington, NC 28401
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,514+
    • $1,695+
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    5208-2 Ringo Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,085
    • $1,375
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    2247 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,010+
    • $999+
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    3960 Independence Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28412
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,486+
    • $1,797+
    • $1,995+
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    4632 Still Meadow Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
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    19 Harnett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,215+
    • $1,580+
    • $1,950
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    814 St. Andrews Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,193+
    • $1,302+
    • $1,451+
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    3612 Beverly Cove Way, Wilmington, NC 28412
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,460+
    • $1,700+
    • $2,260+
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    4605 Fairview Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,226+
    • $1,731+
    • $2,017
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    1625 S 17Th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,310+
    • $1,485+
    • $1,696+
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    1813 Sir Tyler Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,373+
    • $1,553+
    • $2,080+
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    1529 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,250
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    3529 Adirondack Way, Wilmington, NC 28403
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,455
    • $1,850+
    • $2,199+
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    4013 Wilshire Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,575
    • $1,875
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    531 Old Maccumber Station Road, Wilmington, NC 28405
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,531
    • $1,954+
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    137 Dapple Court, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,095
    • $1,520+
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    818-102 Strickland Place, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,222
    • $1,395
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    1411 Parkview Circle, Wilmington, NC 28405
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,550+
    • $1,820+
    • $2,860+
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    3215 Midvale Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,575+
    • $1,749+
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    7215 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403
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    • $2,247+
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    206 Cedar Branch Ln, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,604
    • $1,925
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    1524 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1537 King St, Wilmington, NC 28401
    • 3 BEDS
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    1521 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1533 King St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1532 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1628 Corbett Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1508 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1528 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    4632 Still Meadow Dr., Wilmington, NC 28412
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    1501 Corbett St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1501 King St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    1341 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,950
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    1337 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,350
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    1329 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,350
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    1321 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,150
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    1344 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,950
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    1309 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,150
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    1349 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1336 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1355 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1308 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1350 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1351 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1354 John Swann Street, Navassa, NC 28451
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    1519 Lake Branch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401
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    • $849+
    • $945
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Average rent in Wilmington, NC

$1,630/mo Wilmington, NC average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Wilmington, NC is $1,630.

    Wilmington, NC apartment rent ranges

    About 44% of apartment rents in Wilmington, NC range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 14% of apartments. Around 40% of Wilmington’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Wilmington, NC rent trends

    Getting around in Wilmington, NC

    47 /100
    Car-Dependent
    24 /100
    Minimal Transit
    76 /100
    Very Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 47, Transit Score®: 24, Bike Score®: 76

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Wilmington, NC last updated?

    Prices and availability in Wilmington, NC were last updated on 27 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Wilmington, NC?

    The best apartments in Wilmington, NC are: Lofts of Wilmington, Still Meadow Village, Forest Hills, Mill Creek and Sawmill Point.

    What is the average rent in Wilmington, NC?

    The average rent in Wilmington, NC is $1,630. Start your search for apartments in Wilmington, NC now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC is between $1,010 and $2,441. View all studio apartments in Wilmington, NC.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC is between $849 and $3,590. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Wilmington, NC now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC is between $849 and $5,490. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, NC is between $945 and $5,006. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Wilmington, NC.

    What type of rental buildings are in Wilmington, NC?

    In Wilmington, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Wilmington’s rentals, 64% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Wilmington, NC?

    The average age of rental buildings in Wilmington is 25 years old, with 54% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 97% are garden-style apartment communities, 3% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Wilmington, NC?

    Studio apartments in Wilmington are around 0.6% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 35% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 48% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Renter's guide to Wilmington, NC

    The city of Wilmington, NC is a beautiful beach town, known for it’s small-town feel despite its nearly 115,000 residents. The city is only a short, 20-minute drive from most beaches, 125 miles from Raleigh, and 200 miles from Charlotte.

    Since the city is close to the Southeast coast, the weather in Wilmington is typically warm during the spring and summer months with high humidity, while the fall and winter months are beautiful and mild.

    Tips for renting in Wilmington, NC

    Wilmington tenant regulations are governed by North Carolina state law, and are very comparable to other state and federal tenant laws.

    However, North Carolina tenants can exercise their “right to repair and deduct,” meaning they can actually legally refuse to pay rent if major repairs (like a broken water heater) are left neglected.

    North Carolina also has its own policy when it comes to eviction notice. For monthly rentals, the eviction period is seven days: for a year-to-year rental, the minimum eviction notice is 30 days: and for mobile homes, the minimum eviction notice is 60 days.

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    Wilmington, NC demographics

    Wilmington, NC has a population of 115,976 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,300 of Wilmington’s residents are women and 53,676 are men. The median age of those who live in Wilmington, NC is 37.4.

    Living in Wilmington, NC

    There’s no shortage of fun in Wilmington, as it’s combination of beaches, nightlife, events, and cultural diversity make it quite the place to live. And although the area is well-known for its beaches, the Cape Fear and Brunswick rivers are also a huge part of the city, as Wilmington has been named the best river city in the nation by USA today for three straight years. 

    The only real con of living in Wilmington is that as a coastal city, there is always the possible threat of a hurricane. However, it’s been years since the city was affected by hurricane, and the city of Wilmington is always well prepared just in case.

    Wilmington, NC households

    • 24,715 Family
      27,941 Non-family
    • 9,771 Children
      42,885 No Children
    • 52,656Total Number of Households
    • 2.1Average People Per Household
    • $54,066Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 52,656 households in Wilmington, NC. 24,715 are family households and 27,941 are non-family households. There are 9,771 households with children in Wilmington and 42,885 households without children. On average, about 2.1 people live in a household in Wilmington, NC.

    Things to do in Wilmington, NC

    A night out in Wilmington is always an experience, as the city boasts an active downtown scene with a wide variety of both dining and drinking options. And for the best of the best, Wilmington locals head to Manna for its craft cocktails and upscale atmosphere.

    The downtown area is also packed with music fests and concerts, like the Downtown Sundown concert series, the Boogie in the Park festival, and the Jazz at the Mansion series, just to name a few.

    Shopping is also very popular around Wilmington, especially in the downtown area, which is filled with boutiques, bakeries, and gourmet markets. And the city prides itself on being relatively chain-free, so most of the shops and stores around the area are locally-owned.

    Not everything here costs money though, and there are plenty of free things to do in Wilmington. Several beaches less than a 30-minute drive away—including Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, and Carolina Beach—where visitors can fish, swim, and even take scenic nature walks.

    Things to do

    Not everything here costs money though, and there are plenty of free things to do in Wilmington. Several beaches less than a 30-minute drive away—including Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, and Carolina Beach—where visitors can fish, swim, and even take scenic nature walks.

    Greenfield Park is also a popular local spot, especially for those with kids, with its gorgeous gardens, hiking trails, and amphitheatre. And kids and adults alike can check out the Cameron Art Museum, which features countless exhibits, as well as dance, music, and poetry events.

    Sports fans in Wilmington can check out the Wilmington Hammerheads, a USL Pro League soccer team playing at Legion Stadium, or the University of North Carolina Wilmington has competitive baseball, soccer, and basketball teams.

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    Wilmington, NC employment & economy

    Wilmington was voted 35th best place for business in the US, and some of the area’s major employers include the Hanover County Health Network, General Electric Nuclear, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Wilmington has a wide variety of jobs available, as the unemployment rate in Wilmington is 4.7%, resting well below both the national and North Carolina state averages.

    The area is also often referred to as the “Hollywood of the East” since the Wilmington is home to EUE/Screen Gems Studios, the biggest movie studio outside of the state of California.

    Education in Wilmington, NC

     The WIlmington area has very good public school districts, and also some of the highest ranked public schools in the state of North Carolina.

     Wilmington also has several options for higher education, including Walden University, Cape Fear Community College, and the area’s flagship school, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

    Wilmington, NC education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Wilmington, NC is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 25% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 10% have an Associate Degree, 26% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.

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