In 2018, Watauga County, NC had a population of 54.1k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $45,268. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Watauga County, NC grew from 53,421 to 54,117, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $41,541 to $45,268, a 8.97% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Watauga County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.03%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.03%). 0% of the people in Watauga County, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Watauga County, NC was $239,400, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%. Most people in Watauga County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Watauga County, NC was 2 cars per household.