|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wilkesboro is 3,575. Wilkesboro, North Carolina is the 5,743rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wilkesboro was in 2020, when its population was 3,583. In 2020, Wilkesboro was the 5,727th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,743rd largest city in the US. Wilkesboro is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Wilkesboro has grown 11.7% since the 2000. Wilkesboro, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5737||Port St. Joe, Florida||3,585||-2.5%|
|5738||High Bridge, New Jersey||3,584||-5.2%|
|5739||North Wildwood, New Jersey||3,583||-27.3%|
|5742||Islandia, New York||3,577||16.7%|
|5743||Wilkesboro, North Carolina||3,575||11.7%|
|5744||St. Augusta, Minnesota||3,574||32.5%|
|5745||Eagle Grove, Iowa||3,573||-3.5%|
|5749||Shavano Park, Texas||3,569||48.3%|
The total voting age population of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,782. The voting age population is 40.5% male and 59.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.9% of the residents of Wilkesboro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wilkesboro are 82.8% White, 7.4% Black, 5.3% Two or more races, 2.6% Other, 1.6% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wilkesboro, 22.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.5%. On a per-household basis, 23.6% of families are below the poverty line in Wilkesboro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.3% of Wilkesboro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.5% of Wilkesboro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.3% have a bachelor's degree and 12.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wilkesboro residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wilkesboro is 0.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wilkesboro, 17.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wilkesboro is $38,136.
In Wilkesboro, 46.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.0% of housing units in Wilkesboro.
Of all the housing units in Wilkesboro, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Wilkesboro, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 180 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wilkesboro is $622.
In Wilkesboro, 69.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.