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Demographics

People

Total Population3,552
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens23.4%
Employed Population 16+1,284
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married39.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,361
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,577
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,974

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,306
% Above Poverty Level79.4%
% Below Poverty Level20.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone44.4%
Median Gross Rent$636
Median House Value$168,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%
English11.9%
German5.5%
Irish3.4%
Scottish3%
Italian1%
Iranian1%
Swedish0.8%
French Except Basque0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Polish0.3%
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Wilkesboro Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wilkes County
Standard Zip Codes28697
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.14
Approximate Longitude-81.16

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
Distance1.6 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
Distance4.1 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
Distance19.2 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
North Wilkesboro4,266$33,405
Ronda581$33,750
Taylorsville1,999$32,500

Wilkesboro Public Schools

West Wilkes Middle
1677 North Nc Hwy 16
ZIP: 28697
(336) 651-4381
Middle
Total Enrollment 659
Wilkes Central High
1179 Moravian Falls Rd
ZIP: 28697
(336) 667-5277
High
Total Enrollment 865
Wilkes Early College High
1328 S Collegiate Dr
ZIP: 28697
(336) 838-6247
High
Total Enrollment 243
Wilkesboro Elementary
1248 School St
ZIP: 28697
(336) 838-4261
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
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