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Demographics

People

Total Population4,266
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+1,242
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married37.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$24,338
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,405
% Above Poverty Level53.6%
% Below Poverty Level46.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone48%
Median Gross Rent$514
Median House Value$141,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.5%
English7.6%
German5.7%
Irish3.8%
Scottish3.4%
Danishn1.8%
Italian1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Polish1.5%
Czech0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Portuguese0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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North Wilkesboro Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wilkes County
Standard Zip Codes28659
Company Zip Codes28656
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.16
Approximate Longitude-81.14

North Wilkesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNORTH WILKESBORO
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 71 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp41 to 71 F
Annual Precip50.6 inches
StationW KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationTRANSOU
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip56.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elkin4,246$50,532
Jonesville2,235$33,011
Ronda581$33,750
Taylorsville1,999$32,500
Wilkesboro3,552$64,306

North Wilkesboro Hospitals

Wilkes Regional Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
1370 West 'd' Street
(336) 651-8100

North Wilkesboro Public Schools

C C Wright Elementary
200 Cc Wright School Rd
ZIP: 28659
(336) 838-5513
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Mulberry Elementary
190 Mulberry School Rd
ZIP: 28659
(336) 667-4641
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
North Wilkes Middle
2776 Yellow Banks Road
ZIP: 28659
(336) 696-2724
Middle
Total Enrollment 570
North Wilkesboro Elementary
200 Flint Hill Rd
ZIP: 28659
(336) 838-2872
Primary
Total Enrollment 307

North Wilkesboro Private Schools

Gordon Baptist Christian School
285 Boone Trl
ZIP: 28659
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
Harvest Time Christian Academy
501 C St
ZIP: 28659
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 45
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