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Population of Wilkes County

Last official estimated population of Wilkes County was 69,223 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.022% of total US population and 0.7% of total North Carolina state population. Area of Wilkes County is 756.9 mi² (=1960.4 km²), in this year population density was 91.45 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (-0.04%/yr), Wilkes County population in 2024 would be 68,931 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Wilkes County for period 1790-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] -1.16 %/yr
[1800-1810] +2.25 %/yr
[1810-1820] +0.97 %/yr
[1820-1830] +1.85 %/yr
[1830-1840] +0.5 %/yr
[1840-1850] -0.39 %/yr
[1850-1860] +2 %/yr
[1860-1870] +0.52 %/yr
[1870-1880] +2.13 %/yr
[1880-1890] +1.69 %/yr
[1890-1900] +1.71 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.2 %/yr
[1910-1920] +0.75 %/yr
[1920-1930] +1.03 %/yr
[1930-1940] +1.75 %/yr
[1940-1950] +0.51 %/yr
[1950-1960] +0.01 %/yr
[1960-1970] +0.9 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.71 %/yr
[1980-1990] +0.12 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1 %/yr
[2000-2005] +0.74 %/yr
[2005-2010] +0.36 %/yr
[2010-2014] -0.04 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Wilkes County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 1730 1619 3,349
5 to 9 2068 2016 4,084
10 to 14 2264 2163 4,427
15 to 19 2145 1982 4,127
20 to 24 2049 1797 3,846
25 to 29 1718 1762 3,480
30 to 34 1747 1749 3,496
35 to 39 1968 1852 3,820
40 to 44 2303 2267 4,570
45 to 49 2400 2282 4,682
50 to 54 2594 2692 5,286
55 to 59 2617 2584 5,201
60 to 64 2300 2494 4,794
65 to 69 2111 2359 4,470
70 to 74 1621 1819 3,440
75 to 79 1118 1467 2,585
80 to 84 661 986 1,647
85+ 533 1001 1,534

Wilkes County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
WAC 31970 33080 65,050
NH 31781 33055 64,836
WA 31553 32702 64,255
NHWAC 30012 31388 61,400
NHWA 29666 31064 60,730
H 2166 1836 4,002
HWAC 1958 1692 3,650
BAC 1925 1698 3,623
HWA 1887 1638 3,525
NHBAC 1778 1610 3,388
BA 1649 1440 3,089
NHBA 1546 1384 2,930
TOM 455 427 882
NHTOM 376 368 744
IAC 284 288 572
AAC 204 246 450
NHAAC 173 224 397
NHIAC 185 202 387
AA 134 177 311
NHAA 121 165 286
IA 131 130 261
HBAC 147 88 235
HIAC 99 86 185
HBA 103 56 159
HTOM 79 59 138
HIA 70 62 132
NHIA 61 68 129
NAC 44 31 75
HAAC 31 22 53
NHNAC 25 19 44
NA 25 15 40
HNAC 19 12 31
HAA 13 12 25
HNA 14 9 23
NHNA 11 6 17

Counties near Wilkes County

Iredell County population 32.2 mi, 149°
Caldwell County 26.7 mi, 229°
Surry County 30.3 mi, 61°
Watauga County 30.4 mi, 273°
Yadkin County 28.1 mi, 97°
Alexander County 19.9 mi, 181°
Ashe County 24.6 mi, 311°
Grayson County 30.8 mi, 354°
Alleghany County 19.5 mi,
Galax city 34.5 mi, 23°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

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