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Where is Wilkes County, North Carolina?

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Wilkes County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Wilkes is found in the county seat of Wilkesboro.

With a total 1,960.41 sq. km of land and water area, Wilkes County, North Carolina is the 1268th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 68,838 people, Wilkes County has a total 32781 households earning 33159 on average per year.

Wilkes County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37193
Area Codes 336
Time Zone EST
Major Cities North Wilkesboro (population: 21,123), Wilkesboro (population: 12,923), Millers Creek (population: 7,128), Hays (population: 3,899), Moravian Falls (population: 3,491), State Road (population: 3,478), Roaring River (population: 3,144), Ronda (population: 2,717), Purlear (population: 2,569), Boomer (population: 2,152)
Land Area 26,578 sq miles
Water Area 754 sq miles
Household Income $33,159
Housing Units 32,781
Median Home Value $111,700
High School Grads 74% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 13% of population
Retail Spending $11,390 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $62,131 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.