Wilkesboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,482, it is the 189th largest city in North Carolina and the 5783rd largest city in the United States. Wilkesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually but its population has increased by 2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,413 in 2010. Wilkesboro reached it's highest population of 3,555 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Wilkesboro has a population density of 555 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wilkesboro is $46,178 with a poverty rate of 22.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $170,800. The median age in Wilkesboro is 43.5 years, 40 years for males, and 46.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.2 males.