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Wilkes County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatWilkesboro, NC
  • Population69,340
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 754.2799
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 91.9000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201069,340783 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201091.90961 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20184.7%1207 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20186.8%1082 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201366 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.1%1130 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,251.10848 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201631.8%647 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20169.901272 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201835.7%2699 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201611318 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201516.2%1293 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201826.5%629 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$92,640,000.001025 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201321752 of 2263
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201189.962256 of 3103
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20182833 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.91769 of 3108
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$771,771,000.001041 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.7%1745 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201224.9%2649 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201813660 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2008-200912876 of 975
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20106201192 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201818,398.792334 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$917,000,000.00174 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,778,000,000.00648 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$76,000,000.00531 of 2178
Population (County)205077,000834 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$157,668.002487 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205041,000868 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20505,000884 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050291171 of 2780
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