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Wilkes County, NC&

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Population
68,946
-0.21% decline
Median Age
43.7
Median Household Income
$33,232
3.34% growth
Poverty Rate
23.3%
Number of Employees
26,631
2.33% growth
Median Property Value
$114,800
3.89% growth

Economy

The economy of Wilkes County, NC employs 26,631 people. The economy of Wilkes County, NC is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 10.58; 1.91; and 1.66 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Wilkes County, NC are Manufacturing (4,585), Retail trade (4,531), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,663), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,000), Finance & Insurance ($39,224), and Transportation & Warehousing ($37,159).

Median household income in Wilkes County, NC is $33,232. Males in Wilkes County, NC have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,515. The income inequality of Wilkes County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Wilkes County, NC. In Wilkes County, NC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 42 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,614. Robeson County, NC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Carolina.

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Diversity

Wilkes County, NC is home to a population of 68,946 people, from which 96.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Wilkes County, NC is composed of 60,898 White residents (88.3%), 3,977 Hispanic residents (5.77%), 3,082 Black residents (4.47%), 615 Two+ residents (0.89%), and 219 Asian residents (0.32%). The most common foreign languages in Wilkes County, NC are Spanish (3,071 speakers), Arabic (179 speakers), and African Languages (119 speakers), but compared to other places, Wilkes County, NC has a relative high number of Japanese (101 speakers), Arabic (179 speakers), and African Languages (119 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Wilkes County, NC awarded 845 degrees. The student population of Wilkes County, NC is skewed towards females, with 418 male students and 427 female students. Most students in Wilkes County, NC are White (773 and 91.5%), followed by Black or African American (32 and 3.79%), Hispanic or Latino (30 and 3.55%), and Unknown (3 and 0.36%). The largest universities in Wilkes County, NC by number of graduates are Wilkes Community College (845 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Wilkes County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (123 and 14.6%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (42 and 4.97%), and Medical Assistant (39 and 4.62%). The median tuition costs in Wilkes County, NC are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wilkes County, NC is $114,800, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $110,500 to $114,800, a 3.89% increase. The homeownership rate of Wilkes County, NC is 74.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wilkes County, NC have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wilkes County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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