Wilkes County, North Carolina 

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Population

68,525

-0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$32,157

Median Home Price

$140,596

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Wilkes County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Wilkes County, North Carolina

September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Wilkes County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

 $1,799,999 
1986 Baptist Home Rd
Bed 7 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt
 $749,900 
445 Idlewild Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 4955 SqFt
 $499,000 
200 S Peachtree Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 5764 SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wilkes County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wilkes County is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wilkes County jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wilkes County's cost of living is 18.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wilkes County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Wilkes County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Wilkes county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wilkes County's population is 68,525 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wilkes County is $140,596. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wilkes County public schools spend $8,493 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Wilkes County. More Education



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Housing Market in Wilkes

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MAPS OF WILKES COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
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ZIP CODES IN WILKES COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
28659, 28697, 28651, 28635, 28670, 28654, 28669, 28665, 28685, 28606, 13 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN WILKES
$1,799,999
1986 Baptist Home Rd
Bed 7 | Bath 3

$749,900
445 Idlewild Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$499,000
200 S Peachtree Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$699,900
597 Hidden Hollow Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$217,900
130 Trail Wood Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$49,900
505 7th St
Bed 5 | Bath 1

$300,000
1125 W Ridge Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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