In 2017, Watauga County, NC had a population of 53.4k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $41,541. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Watauga County, NC grew from 52,745 to 53,421, a 1.28% increase and its median household income grew from $39,443 to $41,541, a 5.32% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Watauga County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.95%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.08%). N/A% of the people in Watauga County, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Watauga County, NC is $240,700, and the homeownership rate is 58.9%. Most people in Watauga County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Watauga County, NC is 2 cars per household.