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    Friday, May 13, 2022
    Here's How Much the Population Grew in Wilmington, NC During the Pandemic

    In the Wilmington metro area, located in North Carolina, the population climbed from 286,623 in July 2020 to 291,833 in July 2021. The 1.8% increase ranks as the 38th highest among all U.S. metro areas.

    Megan Mullins

    Monday, May 2, 2022
    PODS® Announces 2021-22 Relocation Trends, Including Top 20 Destinations

    According to new national data from PODS, Wilmington is the nation's #6 destination for movers for 2021/2022. PODS analyzed nationwide customer moving data between January 2021 - March 2022 for this 2022 relocation trends report, revealing new insights on national moving trends and the top 20 most popular destinations for movers over the past year.

    Megan Mullins

    Sunday, May 1, 2022
    US Renters Migrate Toward Feeder Cities

    Our analysis puts Wilmington at No. 19 among the top 20 metros where renters want to live. In fact, 2.1 people moved in for every renter who moved away. And where are they coming from? Wilmington's top origin city is actually Leland, while the top out-of-state origin city is New York. Zooming in on generational differences, 35% of those arriving in Wilmington in 2021 were millennials.

    Friday, April 15, 2022
    Port Moves Ahead With Nearly $22.6M Reefer Yard Expansion

    The Port of Wilmington will soon feature even more room equipped to temporarily store refrigerated containers. Last month, the N.C. State Port Authority Board of Directors voted to authorize phase two of its reefer yard expansion, a nearly $22.6 million project.

    Johanna Still

    Friday, April 15, 2022
    North Carolina rises to No. 20 in new innovation economy study

    North Carolina ranks 20th among all U.S. states in a new rankings report, increasing its ranking by one spot from the most recent study. The 2021 Tracking Innovation report is the eighth such benchmarking report in a series first published in 2000. It was released this week by the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation.

    Jason Parker, WRAL TechWire