The Town of Wilkesboro had a population of 3,629 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wilkesboro is located at latitude 36.1418 and longitude -81.1728 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wilkesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.
The Town of Wilkesboro (GNIS ID: 2406886) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilkesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilkesboro: Mulberry Fields, Wilkesborough.
|Population in Households||3,364|
|Population in Familes||2,625|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||265|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,744 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||933 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||585 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||226 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,572|
|Average Home Value||$192,819|
|Median Household Income||$42,341|
|Average Household Income||$62,510|
|Per Capita Income||$27,063|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.04%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Wilkesboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 212||71st|
|Population Density1||# 414||44th|
|Diversity Index2||# 372||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 312||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 187||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.