Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Wilmington.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 100

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

8

Health Factors:

12

Health Behaviors:

14

Quality of Life:

12

Clinical Care:

3

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

92%

Health Factors:

88%

Health Behaviors:

86%

Quality of Life:

88%

Clinical Care:

97%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 193
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1084:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1448:1
# of Dentists: 153
Number of residents per dentist: 1394:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1970:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 776
Number of residents per mental health provider: 275:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 472:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 1

Average ER Wait Time: 57 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)
No
No
n/a

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

11

1

4

1

3

1

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

45.5%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,432
$ 3,337
$ 6,199
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,623
$ 3,476
$ 6,544
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,343
$ 1,105
$ 2,426
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,238
$ 3,000
$ 7,654
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,197
$ 6,266
$ 11,192
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 6,981
$ 6,844
$ 12,608

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Wilmington are higher than national averages, and most hazard risks are low, with the exception of a high hurricane risk.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

5

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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