Leland

Laid-back vibe and southern hospitality.

Welcome to Leland

Explore North Carolina’s fastest-growing city of Leland! With Brunswick County also being the fastest growing county in NC, Leland is exploding at the moment and perfectly blending a modern metropolitan experience with a laid-back vibe and southern hospitality, Leland lines the Cape Fear River and multiple neighborhoods offer a great view of downtown Wilmington. If you’re into sports, Pickleball is becoming one of America’s fastest-growing pastimes and Leland has one of the largest pickleball communities in the southeastern United States. Only a 10-15 minute drive from Wilmington, Leland is in an ideal location if you work in the city but want to live in a smaller town with quick access. It’s also a hot spot for new businesses, young professionals, and anyone looking for a great location that also serves as a gateway between Wilmington and the beautiful, southern facing, Brunswick County Beaches.

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Overview for Leland, NC

22,794 people live in Leland, where the median age is 46.3 and the average individual income is $41,017. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

22,794

Total Population

46.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,017

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Leland, NC

Leland has 9,591 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Leland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,794 people call Leland home. The population density is 1,083.43 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

22,794

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46.3

Median Age

50.39 / 49.61%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
9,591

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$41,017

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Leland, NC

There's plenty to do around Leland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

16
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
31
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mimi & Papa’s Gourmet Popcorn and Sweet Shop, Lit Nutrition, and Milly's Ice Cream Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.7 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Leland, NC

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Leland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
North Brunswick High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5

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