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Studio Apartments for Rent in Wilmington, NC
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  • Resident Rated

    2247 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403
    • Studio
    • $965+
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  • Top Rated for Staff

    1625 S 17Th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
    • Studio
    • $1,475+
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  • Top Rated for Location

    1813 Sir Tyler Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405
    • Studio
    • $1,473+
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Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RentCafe allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a studio apartment is between $1,473 and $2,365. Search our studio apartments in Wilmington, NC.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC?

The average Wilmington, NC studio apartment size is 555 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC?

Studio apartments in Wilmington, NC tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC.

Wilmington, NC Demographics

  • Total Population122,162
  • Female 56,744
    Male 65,418
  • Median Age37.1

The total population of Wilmington, NC is 122,162, of which 56,744 are men and 65,418 are women, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The residents of Wilmington have a median age of 37.1.

Average Rent in Wilmington, NC

  • Wilmington, NC Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,492 /mo

Apartments in Wilmington, NC rent for $1,492 per month, on average.

    Wilmington, NC Apartment Rent Ranges

    8% of apartments in Wilmington, NC are priced between $701-$1,000. About 51% charge rents in the $1,001-$1,500 range. Approximately 32% of Wilmington’s apartment rentals are priced between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, 9% of apartments are in the most expensive > $2,000 range.

    Wilmington, NC Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    Wilmington, NC $1,110 $1,147 $1,178 $1,177 $1,178 $1,185 $1,214 $1,244 $1,343 $1,431 $1,492
    National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

    The average monthly rent in Wilmington, NC is around $1,492, while the national average rent is $1,628.

    Wilmington, NC Households

    • Total Number of Households53,830
    • Family 25,616
      Non-family 28,214
    • Children 10,579
      No Children 43,251
    • Average People Per Household2.17
    • Median Household Income$51,137
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,082

    A total of 53,830 households live in Wilmington, NC, of which 25,616 are family households and 28,214 are non-family households, per U.S. Census estimates. Of these, approximately 10,579 households have children and 43,251 households do not have children. The average size of a household in Wilmington, NC is 2.17. The median household income in Wilmington is $51,137 annually, with $1,082 per month going towards housing.

    Wilmington, NC Education Statistics

    According to Census data, 2% of the population in Wilmington, NC have no high school education, 26% went to high school, 24% have some college education, 9% earned an Associate Degree, 26% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 13% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a studio apartment in Wilmington, NC

    If you are looking for affordable housing you’re in the right place. There are 3 rental units, with prices starting from as low as $965. Are you the typical bachelor who thinks a house is four wheels with a bed and not a zen-zone where happiness lives? Or maybe you are a very active professional, living the big-city life, practically spending all your existence downtown: working, eating and having fun. Essentially, you’re only going home for sleeping. So why would it bother you that you have your kitchen in the main room and there is no balcony with beautiful views? You don’t have time to enjoy it anyway. And besides, you’re not the type to be staying in anyways. In that case, all you need is a cheap studio. The average size for apartments in Wilmington, NC is 894 Sq.Ft., but you will end up most probably with something much smaller, which will be nonetheless a good deal. If you’ve already set your mind on the “find efficiency apartment” mode, stop reading now and select “Studio” from our Beds filter. On the other hand, if you’re looking for something that is a bit homier, keep reading.

    If you are not Mr. or Mrs. efficiency apartment…

    It looks like you’re ballin’ on a budget, but you like your alone time at home. There can be huge differences between a small apartment and a studio apartment. If you like unwinding at home after a long day and cooking on the weekends, we recommend you to search for single bedroom apartments, where you will have a bit more space and a separate kitchen. Let’s face it, moving into a studio just because it’s a good deal it’s not always a good idea. Yes, probably your apartment will be more expensive than the cheapest pad in Wilmington, NC which is going for $965, but it’s hard to put a price on feeling comfortable in your own home.

    Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!