In 2020, Wilkesboro, NC had a population of 3.46k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $36,314. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wilkesboro, NC declined from 3,495 to 3,457, a −1.09% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,136 to $36,314, a −4.78% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (79%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.41%), White (Hispanic) (2.6%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.29%).
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.
99.1% of the residents in Wilkesboro, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilkesboro, NC are Wilkes Community College (1,537 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Wilkesboro, NC was $170,200, and the homeownership rate was 40.2%.
Most people in Wilkesboro, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkesboro, NC was 2 cars per household.