Wilkes County Population 2018

Wilkes County's estimated population is 68,576 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkes County is the 39th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,576-58-0.08%
201668,6343140.46%
201568,320-135-0.20%
201468,455-187-0.27%
201368,642-285-0.41%
201268,927-15-0.02%
201168,942-320-0.46%
201069,2629,86916.62%
199059,3937361.25%
198058,6579,13318.44%
197049,5244,2559.40%
196045,269260.06%
195045,2432,2405.21%
194043,0036,84118.92%
193036,1623,51810.78%
192032,6442,3627.80%
191030,2823,41012.69%
190026,8724,19718.51%
189022,6753,49418.22%
188019,1813,64223.44%
187015,5397905.36%
186014,7492,65021.90%
185012,099-478-3.80%
184012,5776095.09%
183011,9682,00120.08%
18209,96791310.08%
18109,0541,80724.93%
18007,247-896-11.00%
17908,1430.00%

Wilkes County Population Growth

Population Data via

Wilkes County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White63,86893.13%
Black or African American3,0574.46%
Two or More Races9281.35%
Asian3540.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native2700.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.06%

Wilkes County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k2k3k Male Population0k1k1k2k2k3k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990