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Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkes County, North Carolina

Latitude: 36.142490     Longitude: -81.162533
Population 3,204 (2005)
Elevation of Wilkesboro, North Carolina: 1042 feet
WILKESBORO is located in WILKES county, North Carolina at latitude 36.142490 and longitude -81.162533 with an elevation of 1042 feet. The population of WILKESBORO is 3,204 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of 1.42% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of WILKESBORO is 28697.

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Population 2005: 3,204
Population 2004: 3,195
Population 2003: 3,197
Population 2002: 3,200
Population 2001: 3,197
Population 2000: 3,159 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 2,573 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: 1.42%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: 22.77%

Population (2000 Census): 3,159
Male: 1,427 (45.17%)
Female: 1,732 (54.83%)

Median age: 42.30 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 82.68%
Black or African American: 9.81%
Hispanic or Latino: 4.12%
Asian: 2.72%
Other race: 1.27%
Two or more races: 0.63%
American Indian: 0.19%

Housing Units: 1,382 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 5.5223 square miles

Most populous zip code: 28697


Cities & Towns nearby Wilkesboro

Cricket, NC 1.8mi NW
North Wilkesboro, NC 2.3mi NNE
Moravian Falls, NC 2.6mi SSW
Fairplains, NC 3.4mi N
Millers Creek, NC 5.3mi NW
Mulberry, NC 5.9mi N
Hays, NC 7.9mi NNE
Boomer, NC 9.8mi SW
Roaring River, NC 11.1mi ENE
Purlear, NC 12.3mi WNW

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: North Wilkesboro, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 66,492
Male: 33,339 (50.14%)
Female: 33,153 (49.86%)

Median age: 38.60 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 89.82%
Hispanic or Latino: 4.56%
Black or African American: 4.45%
Other race: 1.68%
Two or more races: 1.15%
Asian: 0.45%
American Indian: 0.05%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 4,042 (6.08%)
5 to 9 years: 4,686 (7.05%)
10 to 14 years: 3,490 (5.25%)
15 to 19 years: 4,205 (6.32%)
20 to 24 years: 2,976 (4.48%)
25 to 34 years: 9,330 (14.03%)
35 to 44 years: 10,050 (15.11%)
45 to 54 years: 9,898 (14.89%)
55 to 59 years: 3,661 (5.51%)
60 to 64 years: 4,261 (6.41%)
65 to 74 years: 5,600 (8.42%)
75 to 84 years: 3,071 (4.62%)
85 years and over: 1,222 (1.84%)

Median age: 38.60 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 51,605 (77.61%)
21 years and over: 49,539 (74.50%)
62 years and over: 12,126 (18.24%)
65 years and over: 9,893 (14.88%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 51,605 (77.61%)
Male: 25,551 (49.51% of this group)
Female: 26,054 (50.49% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 9,893 (14.88%)
Male: 4,338 (43.85% of this group)
Female: 5,555 (56.15% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 65,727 (98.85%)
Two or more Races: 765 (1.15%)
White: 59,724 (89.82%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 3,033 (4.56%)
Black or African American: 2,960 (4.45%)
Asian: 301 (0.45%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 32 (0.05%)
Some other race: 1,120 (1.68%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 3,033 (4.56%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 765 (1.15%)
Two races including Some other race: 0 (0.00%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 283 (0.43%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 66,492 (100.00%)
Householder: 29,019 (43.64%)
Spouse: 14,958 (22.50%)
Child: 17,320 (26.05%)
Other relatives: 2,389 (3.59%)
Nonrelatives: 2,806 (4.22%)
Unmarried partner: 1,490 (2.24%)
Total households: 26,290
Family households (families): 17,767 (67.58%)
With own children under 18 years: 6,654 (25.31%)
Married-couple families: 13,970 (53.14%)
With own children under 18 years: 4,475 (17.02%)
Male householder, no wife present: 980 (3.73%)
With own children under 18 years: 698 (2.66%)
Female householder, no husband present: 2,817 (10.72%)
With own children under 18 years: 1,481 (5.63%)
Nonfamily households: 8,523 (32.42%)
Householder living alone: 6,956 (26.46%)
65 years and over: 2,692 (10.24%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 7,182 (27.32%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 6,824 (25.96%)
Average household size : 2.53
Average family size: 3.08

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