Wilkes County, NC has a population of 68,888 people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $34,846. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Wilkes County, NC declined from 68,946 to 68,888, a 0.08% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,232 to $34,846, a 4.86% increase.
The population of Wilkes County, NC is 88.2% White, 5.91% Hispanic, and 4.18% Black. 6.21% of the people in Wilkes County, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilkes County, NC are Wilkes Community College, with 845 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Wilkes County, NC is $119,100, and the homeownership rate is 74.8%. Most people in Wilkes County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Wilkes County, NC is the 37th most populated county in North Carolina and borders Alexander County, NC; Alleghany County, NC; Ashe County, NC; Caldwell County, NC; Iredell County, NC; Surry County, NC; Watauga County, NC; Yadkin County, NC& 3 more.