In 2021, Wilkesboro, NC had a population of 3.58k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $40,602. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Wilkesboro, NC grew from 3,457 to 3,578, a 3.5% increase and its median household income grew from $36,314 to $40,602, a 11.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.74%), White (Hispanic) (4.95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.12%).
None of the households in Wilkesboro, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.6% of the residents in Wilkesboro, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilkesboro, NC are Wilkes Community College (1,373 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Wilkesboro, NC was $177,700, and the homeownership rate was 47.4%.
Most people in Wilkesboro, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkesboro, NC was 2 cars per household.