Neighborhood Review: Demarest Landing

Neighborhood Review: Demarest Landing

Demarest Landing is a small community of large, well-crafted homes in Wilmington NC where nature and amenities co-exist to create a unique neighborhood set deeply among the trees, shrubs, and ornamental grasses. This is a beautifully-landscaped and well-maintained community that’s filled with a wide variety of conveniences, ponds, and parks.

Demarest Landing is not to be confused with Demarest Village, its sister neighborhood of mostly Charleston and Craftsman style homes, just down the road.

Here, we provide a thorough neighborhood review of Demarest Landing.

Demarest Landing is a Nature Lover’s Paradise

Instantly upon arriving into Demarest Landing, you find yourself surrounded by nature. The community’s homes appear to have been built around mature trees and greenery fills the medians that run through the community. The result is a hushed atmosphere in which homes sit sun-dappled and serene.

In addition to the natural splendor of the scenery, Demarest Landing provides a wealth of amenities to its residents. There’s a community swimming pool, a post office, waterfront pavilions, and a large community dock that sits on Howe Creek with a boathouse offering kayak and canoe rentals for residents.

Homes range in price from $600,000 to $1,350,000.  Most were built between the late 1990’s and 2005.  The lots are predominately .45 acre or larger, and many have sweeping views of Howe Creek.  Prices on lots range from $200,000-$600,000.

Demarest Landing’s Demographics

A small and close-knit community, Demarest Landing is one of Wilmington’s more mature communities with an average age of 47. With an average household income of $86,328, Demarest Landing is also one of the more affluent communities in the Wilmington area. According to, the community has an annual turnover of 14% with 33% of population having been residents for longer than five years.

Demarest Landing’s population consists of 53.5% married without children, 34.9% married with children, 7% single parents, and 4.6% single. Demarest Landing is also a well-educated community, with 63% of its population having earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Nearby Attractions and Amenities

Living in Demarest Landing might feel as if you’re in a secluded part of the world, but you’re only minutes away from Wrightsville Beach and Mayfaire. At Mayfaire, you will find excellent shopping and delicious restaurants.  Also, about 15 minutes down the road is downtown Wilmington where you can walk along the river boardwalk, shop at local boutiques, and eat at wonderful restaurants.

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