The Town of Wilkesboro had a population of 3,615 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilkesboro: Mulberry Fields, Wilkesborough.
|Population in Households||3,325|
|Population in Familes||2,605|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||290|
|Median Household Income||$43,288|
|Average Household Income||$69,248|
|Per Capita Income||$29,871|
|Total Housing Units||1,709 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,007 (58.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||494 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||208 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$163,830|
|Average Home Value||$199,777|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.95%|
|Per Capita Income||1.23%|
The table below compares Wilkesboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 220||70th|
|Population Density||# 412||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 347||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 371||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 174||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.