Wilson is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 49,415, it is the 21st largest city in North Carolina and the 802nd largest city in the United States. Wilson is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,167 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, Wilson has a population density of 1,588 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wilson is $57,995 with a poverty rate of 23.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $139,000. The median age in Wilson is 39.1 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.6 males.