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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Wilmington is a town in New York with a population of 955. Wilmington is in Essex County. Living in Wilmington offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Wilmington and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wilmington are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$895
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Wilmington

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,385
National
$55,322
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Wilmington Reviews

1 review
I love everything about Wilmington. It is remote and quiet, yet minutes to a couple of hours from cities, such as, Plattsburgh, NY and Burlington, VT. If you love the outdoors, Wilmington, NY is the spot for you. It is also home to Whiteface Mt ski resort.
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