|Male Share of the Population||48.9%|
|Female Share of the Population||51.1%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,173|
|Age of the Population||41|
|% of people married||35.6%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||16.6%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$29,604|
|% Above Poverty Level||54%|
|% Below Poverty Level||46%|
|Average Commute Time||20 minutes|
|% Working from Home||%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||2%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||44.4%|
|Median Gross Rent||$496|
|Median House Value||$123,200|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||36.1%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||50 miles W of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||66 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28659|
|Company Zip Codes||28656, 28674|
|Phone Area Codes||336|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Jan Temp||24 to 47 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||50.6 inches|
|Station||W KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR|
|Jan Temp||23 to 47 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||53.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||19 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||56.7 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, North Wilkesboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Hunting Creek (28659)
Windy Gap (28659)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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