Wilkesboro strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
Comparing Wilkesboro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||51 miles W of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||66 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28697|
|Phone Area Codes||336|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.79|
|American Indian & Alaskan||6||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||130||4.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,204|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||22.3%|
|French (except Basque)||2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Wilkesboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Goshen (28697)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
|(As of 2006)|
1834 Winkler Street
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1179 MORAVIAN FALLS RD
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374 LINCOLN HEIGHTS RD
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Aberdeen, North Carolina||87.3||37.9%||18%||21.3%||19||$42,383||5.9%||27%||3,400||13.8%||66.8||0.6%||6.2|
|2. Murfreesboro, North Carolina||85.5||31.7%||22%||23.3%||21||$43,417||5.1%||40%||2,045||18.6%||79.7||1.4%||5.9|
|3. Wytheville, Virginia||85.2||35.4%||22.8%||19.8%||16||$41,513||5.4%||9.2%||7,804||14.6%||46.6||0.8%||2.1|
|4. Abingdon, Virginia||84.7||37.1%||20.6%||30.2%||21||$46,106||4.9%||5%||7,780||10.1%||43.8||1.2%||3.2|
|5. Cornelia, Georgia||83.5||34.6%||17.5%||17.4%||20||$42,041||6.9%||27%||3,674||13.3%||84.4||0.9%||5.7|
|6. Mocksville, North Carolina||82.3||31.1%||18.6%||18.4%||21||$42,357||6.7%||23.9%||4,178||12.6%||83.1||0.7%||4.1|
|7. Redwood Falls, Minnesota||76.8||34.8%||19.3%||16%||12||$52,589||6.4%||6.7%||5,459||7.5%||45.6||0.4%||2.8|
|8. Black River Falls, Wisconsin||73.8||39.2%||24.8%||17%||15||$46,222||5.7%||6.6%||3,618||7.7%||42||1.3%||1.7|
|9. Virginia, Minnesota||71.3||42.6%||23.3%||17.3%||15||$43,419||4.9%||4.8%||9,157||15.9%||58.6||0.5%||3.5|
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