Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,498
Nationwide Rank 5760

Quick Facts

Wilkesboro, North Carolina is the 5,760th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Wilkesboro, North Carolina is a town.

Wilkesboro, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Wilkesboro had its largest population ever.

Wilkesboro, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5750 Lyons, Kansas 3,511 -5.5%
5751 Hanover, Indiana 3,510 -7.9%
5752 Carrollton, Missouri 3,509 -13.6%
5753 Hot Springs, South Dakota 3,509 -15.3%
5754 Windermere, Florida 3,509 38.6%
5755 Clifton Forge, Virginia 3,508 -18.0%
5756 Bloomer, Wisconsin 3,504 3.1%
5757 South Nyack, New York 3,502 -1.9%
5758 Camden, Delaware 3,501 66.4%
5759 Myrtle Creek, Oregon 3,498 0.8%
5760 Wilkesboro, North Carolina 3,498 9.3%
5761 Goldendale, Washington 3,497 -8.3%
5762 Forsyth, Illinois 3,496 42.1%
5763 Oregon, Illinois 3,496 -14.0%
5764 Poteet, Texas 3,495 5.2%
5765 Robins, Iowa 3,492 89.1%
5766 Brookland, Arkansas 3,491 158.0%
5767 Mount Pleasant, Utah 3,488 29.0%
5768 Monte Sereno, California 3,487 0.0%
5769 Tupper Lake, New York 3,487 -12.3%
5770 Hanover, Minnesota 3,483 147.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3926 Oak Ridge 6,977 68.6%
3950 Selma 6,913 13.3%
3957 King 6,877 14.0%
4047 Trinity 6,627 -1.4%
4063 Marvin 6,592 357.7%
4067 Woodfin 6,582 17.8%
4150 Carolina Beach 6,354 24.2%
4153 Hamlet 6,340 2.1%
4221 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,137 102.5%
4260 Cherryville 6,026 8.9%
4342 St. James 5,837 569.3%
4419 Zebulon 5,646 37.8%
4464 Nashville 5,531 24.7%
4468 Bessemer City 5,527 3.6%
4509 Stokesdale 5,458 66.9%
4558 Whiteville 5,340 3.4%
4578 Mocksville 5,291 24.4%
4582 Wadesboro 5,287 -5.5%
4590 Williamston 5,273 -11.2%
4599 Angier 5,253 55.5%
4633 Sawmills 5,186 4.8%
4647 Walkertown 5,150 23.7%
4662 Ayden 5,116 8.6%
4687 Erwin 5,078 12.5%
4724 Archer Lodge 5,014
4750 Raeford 4,962 29.8%
4780 Long View 4,917 3.6%
4793 Pleasant Garden 4,907 3.9%
4819 Midway 4,873 8.1%
4860 Ahoskie 4,801 -2.6%
4884 Dallas 4,750 26.4%
4932 Farmville 4,677 5.5%
4936 Edenton 4,668 -6.4%
4942 Mount Olive 4,648 2.0%
4950 Granite Falls 4,636 0.0%
4965 Newport 4,603 37.3%
4986 Creedmoor 4,576 89.9%
4992 Boiling Springs 4,559 17.2%
5032 Jamestown 4,490 44.8%
5067 Valdese 4,438 -5.5%
5080 Cramerton 4,422 47.8%
5085 Wingate 4,420 82.1%
5105 Beaufort 4,391 15.7%
5113 Carolina Shores 4,378 132.7%
5150 Canton 4,332 7.8%
5179 Pittsboro 4,287 79.8%
5180 Shallotte 4,287 141.1%
5222 Spindale 4,227 6.0%
5224 North Wilkesboro 4,225 1.3%
5234 China Grove 4,213 14.2%
5276 Burgaw 4,140 19.6%
5287 Tabor City 4,122 62.2%
5294 Randleman 4,119 14.6%
5336 Rutherfordton 4,058 -2.7%
5346 Trent Woods 4,045 -4.2%
5348 Franklin 4,042 5.8%
5356 Elkin 4,036 -3.4%
5397 Gamewell 3,976 3.2%
5398 Weaverville 3,974 35.6%
5418 Sunset Beach 3,952 86.5%
5461 Wallace 3,895 16.3%
5496 Lake Park 3,837 79.2%
5502 Benson 3,832 27.1%
5503 Fairview 3,832 24.4%
5509 Southport 3,828 57.2%
5574 Stanley 3,742 22.1%
5583 Eastover 3,728 -2.7%
5592 Hudson 3,711 20.9%
5597 Emerald Isle 3,702 6.2%
5605 Midland 3,692 44.1%
5607 Lowell 3,688 38.1%
5640 Ranlo 3,636 63.1%
5673 Lillington 3,604 23.5%
5732 Louisburg 3,535 10.1%
5738 Kitty Hawk 3,530 17.7%
5760 Wilkesboro 3,498 9.3%
5786 Elizabethtown 3,469 -9.2%
5809 Plymouth 3,447 -16.6%
5819 Red Oak 3,438 25.9%
5827 Maiden 3,427 4.9%
5871 Flat Rock 3,362 24.8%
5875 Red Springs 3,357 -3.5%
5884 Troy 3,343 -5.3%
5888 Windsor 3,339 44.1%
5894 Whispering Pines 3,335 60.7%
5954 Swansboro 3,273 85.3%
5986 Spencer 3,241 -3.4%
6011 Rural Hall 3,216 30.9%
6014 Locust 3,209 26.0%
6115 Landis 3,127 2.4%
6125 Warsaw 3,115 2.0%
6156 Wallburg 3,082 7.2%
6184 Mineral Springs 3,055 64.9%
6194 Murfreesboro 3,043 23.8%
6195 River Bend 3,043 3.9%
6232 Pembroke 3,001 9.4%
6241 Granite Quarry 2,994 33.3%
6287 Nags Head 2,940 8.4%
6298 Polkton 2,925 49.1%
6310 Southern Shores 2,915 31.4%
6327 Yadkinville 2,899 1.9%
6509 Cajah's Mountain 2,736 1.1%
6527 Sylva 2,724 11.8%
6535 Troutman 2,720 54.0%
6548 Marshville 2,712 14.0%
6564 Wentworth 2,702 -2.7%
6573 Wilson's Mills 2,689 96.9%
6586 Tobaccoville 2,680 17.2%
6626 Liberty 2,656 -0.1%
6628 Grifton 2,654 17.1%
6643 La Grange 2,634 -7.0%
6661 Bermuda Run 2,616 83.0%
6666 Fairmont 2,611 0.1%
6683 Holly Ridge 2,598 213.0%
6751 Wrightsville Beach 2,542 -1.9%
6805 Haw River 2,499 31.0%
6808 Carthage 2,497 25.7%
6858 Coats 2,464 31.9%
6902 Norwood 2,431 -5.9%
6925 Surf City 2,417 63.7%
6986 Mayodan 2,371 -3.9%
6992 Maxton 2,368 -12.8%
7052 St. Pauls 2,332 15.9%
7066 Laurel Park 2,321 16.9%
7072 Enfield 2,314 -5.5%
7102 Green Level 2,295 5.6%
7229 Jonesville 2,209 -2.3%
7234 Calabash 2,205 70.1%
7252 Four Oaks 2,190 30.8%
7277 Franklinton 2,175 24.1%
7278 Taylorsville 2,174 19.6%
7324 Spruce Pine 2,148 5.5%
7327 Rockwell 2,147 8.9%
7358 Navassa 2,119 53.2%
7362 Madison 2,118 -6.4%
7370 Hertford 2,113 1.8%
7406 Kure Beach 2,102 35.0%
7476 Belville 2,073 74.7%
7488 Cape Carteret 2,067 66.4%
7547 Mars Hill 2,032 15.0%
7585 Sharpsburg 2,014 -16.8%
7591 Hildebran 2,010 6.4%
7625 Yanceyville 1,994 -7.5%
7647 Pine Level 1,978 30.0%
7660 Badin 1,969 58.9%
7701 Mount Pleasant 1,952 34.6%
7721 Princeville 1,939 89.9%
7809 Oakboro 1,894 57.8%
7857 Scotland Neck 1,872 -20.4%
7902 Drexel 1,851 -3.7%
7935 Andrews 1,833 12.3%
8099 Hemby Bridge 1,761 24.3%
8107 Sparta 1,759 -3.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,498 5,760
2017 3,491 5,756
2016 3,554 5,704
2015 3,531 5,704
2014 3,556 5,661
2013 3,428 5,769
2012 3,426 5,761
2011 3,417 5,760
2010 3,413 5,751
2009 3,128 5,937
2008 3,136 5,907
2007 3,126 5,892
2006 3,146 5,850
2005 3,144 5,816
2004 3,154 5,789
2003 3,167 5,767
2002 3,182 5,726
2001 3,189 5,703
2000 3,200 5,684
1990 3,177 5,351