POPULATION

Geographic
Area

2016
Estimate

2015
Estimate

2010
Census

2008

 2007
2006

2005

2004
2003

2000
Census

Town of
Wilkesboro
3,705

3,446

3,413

3,140

3,171

3,165

3,162

3,167

3,177

3,159

Wilkes
County
69,890

69,340

66,655

66,844

66,615

66,567

66,442

66,674

66,632

North
Carolina
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9,953,687

9,561,558

9,222,414

9,061,032

8,869,442

8,679,089

8,538,378

8,421,149

8,049,313

 

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MALE 
POPULATION
SUBJECT NUMBER %
Total 1,581 46.3
< 5 yrs 106 3.1
5 to 9 111 3.3
10 to 14 77 2.3
15 to 19 96 2.8
20 to 24 94 2.8
25 to 29 103 3.0
30 to 34 107 3.1
35 to 39 81 2.4
40 to 44 92 2.7
45 to 49 109 3.2
50 to 54 96 2.8
55 to 59 117 3.4
60 to 64 93 2.7
65 to 69 55 1.6
70 to 74 68 2.0
75 to 79 71 2.1
80 to 84 44 1.3
85 and > 61 1.8
Median 
Age
40.8 (X)
16 yr & > 1,269 37.2
18 yr & > 1,222 35.8
21 yr & > 1,174 34.4
62 yr & > 360 10.5
65 yr & > 299 8.8
       
FEMALE
POPULATION
SUBJECT NUMBER %
Total 1,832 53.7
< 5 yrs 100 2.9
5 to 9 89 2.6
10 to 14 81 2.4
15 to 19 77 2.3
20 to 24 114 3.3
25 to 29 91 2.7
30 to 34 97 2.8
35 to 39 87 2.5
40 to 44 92 2.7
45 to 49 107 3.1
50 to 54 129 3.8
55 to 59 124 3.6
60 to 64 104 3.0
65 to 69 87 2.5
70 to 74 91 2.7
75 to 79 121 3.5
80 to 84 96 2.8
85 and > 145 4.2
Median 
Age
49.5 (X)
16 yrs & > 1,555 45.6
18 yrs & > 1,526 44.7
21 yrs & > 1,463 42.9
62 yrs & > 599 17.6
65 & > 540 15.8
              
  

 RACE

NUMBER %
ONE RACE 3,334 97.7
White 2,782 81.5
Black or African American 305 8.9
American Indian and Alaska 
Native
6 0.2
Asian 101 3.0
Asian Indian 77 2.3
Chinese 7 0.2
Filipino 2 0.1
Japanese 1 0.0
Korean 0 0.0
Vietnamese 4 0.1
Other Asian 10 0.3
Native Hawiian and 
Other Pacific Islander
4 0.1
Native Hawaiian 0 0.0
Guamanian or Chamorro 4 0.1
Samoan 0 0.0
Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0
Some Other Race 136 4.0
TWO OR MORE RACES 79 2.3
White; American Indian 
& Aslaska Native
8 0.2
White; Asian 7 0.2
White: Black and African 
American
39 1.1
White; Some Other Race 14 0.4
 TOTAL POPULATION 3,413 100.0
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

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