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Myrtle Grove, North Carolina
Location in New Hanover County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in New Hanover County and the state of North Carolina.
Country United States
State North Carolina
County New Hanover
Area
 • Total 7.3 sq mi (18.8 km2)
 • Land 6.9 sq mi (17.8 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 8,875
 • Density 1,323.6/sq mi (821.85/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 37-45840
GNIS feature ID 0990828

Myrtle Grove is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 8,875 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Myrtle Grove is located at 34°7′45″N 77°52′58″W / 34.12917°N 77.88278°W / 34.12917; -77.88278 (34.129231, -77.882882).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19 km2).6.9 square miles (17.8 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (5.37%) is water.

Demographics

2020 census

Myrtle Grove racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 10,038 87.47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 332 2.89%
Native American 37 0.32%
Asian 176 1.53%
Pacific Islander 7 0.06%
Other/Mixed 459 4.0%
Hispanic or Latino 427 3.72%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 11,476 people, 4,172 households, and 3,222 families residing in the CDP.

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