In 2019, Wilkesboro, NC had a population of 3.5k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $38,136. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wilkesboro, NC declined from 3,505 to 3,495, a −0.285% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,450 to $38,136, a 14% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.32%), Other (Hispanic) (2.58%), and White (Hispanic) (2.37%). 0% of the households in Wilkesboro, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.2% of the residents in Wilkesboro, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilkesboro, NC are Wilkes Community College (1,199 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Wilkesboro, NC was $176,900, and the homeownership rate was 46%. Most people in Wilkesboro, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkesboro, NC was 2 cars per household.