Wilkesboro Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Wilkesboro, NC

General Wilkesboro Information

State: North Carolina

County: Wilkes County

Close cities: Roaring River, NC, Hays, NC, Millers Creek, NC, Boomer, NC, Union Grove, NC, Cricket, NC, Fairplains, NC, North Wilkesboro, NC, Mulberry, NC, Moravian Falls, NC

Wilkesboro Population (census data)
Total 3,171 (+0.2% since 2000)
Male 1,432 (45.2%)
Female 1,739 (54.8%)

Population Density: 574 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.6 (US Avg is 100)

Wilkesboro Elevation: 1,042 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.52 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,713

Zip Codes: 28697.

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Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (82.7%)
  • Black (9.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Asian Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (15.3%)
  • United States (14.3%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • German (6.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.1%)
  • French (1.7%)
Foriegn Born: 229 people (7.2%)
  • Asia (50.8%)
  • Latin America (49.2%)

Local Wilkesboro Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Davidson College, Appalachian State University

Wilkesboro School Information

High Schools
Wilkes Central High (1179 Moravian Falls Road, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697 - Wilkes County Schools District)
Middle Schools
West Wilkes Middle (1677 North NC Highway 16, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697 - Wilkes County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Wilkesboro Elementary (1248 School Street, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697 - Wilkes County Schools District)

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