The table below compares Wilkes County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 37||64th|
|Population Density1||# 59||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 83||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 76||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 71||30th|
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|Population in Households||69,625|
|Population in Familes||57,806|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||995|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||33,996 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||21,103 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,878 (23.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,015 (14.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,347|
|Average Home Value||$144,065|
|Median Household Income||$35,029|
|Average Household Income||$47,426|
|Per Capita Income||$19,492|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
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