In 2018, Wilkesboro, NC had a population of 3.51k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $33,450. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wilkesboro, NC grew from 3,488 to 3,505, a 0.487% increase and its median household income grew from $31,875 to $33,450, a 4.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%), Other (Hispanic) (2.91%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.51%). 0% of the households in Wilkesboro, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.6% 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 2018, the median property value in Wilkesboro, NC was $170,800, and the homeownership rate was 42.8%. Most people in Wilkesboro, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkesboro, NC was 2 cars per household.