In 2019, Watauga County, NC had a population of 54.9k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $47,526. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Watauga County, NC grew from 54,117 to 54,925, a 1.49% increase and its median household income grew from $45,268 to $47,526, a 4.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Watauga County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.15%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%). 0% of the households in Watauga County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.3% of the residents in Watauga County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Watauga County, NC was $238,000, and the homeownership rate was 60.1%. Most people in Watauga County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Watauga County, NC was 2 cars per household.