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Wilkes County, North Carolina (NC)


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County population in 2012: 69,306 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 65,632 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,493
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,610
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,773
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,257 (it was 5,877 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 757 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 91 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilkes County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wilkes County, North Carolina:


Median resident age:  42.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 34,264  (46.7%)
Females: 35,076  (53.3%)

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Wilkes County,NC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Wilkes County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,883 ($34,258 in 1999)
This county:

$33883
North Carolina:

$43674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $367 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $490)
This county:

$367
State:

$568


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $121,500 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Wilkes County:

$121,500
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,300 - $194,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $233,673
Here:

$233,673
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $349,792
Here:

$349,792
State:

$173,323

In 2-unit structures: $11,236
Here:

$11,236
State:

$203,185

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,500
Here:

$205,500
State:

$158,140

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,689
Here:

$304,689
State:

$188,560

Mobile homes: $58,740
Here:

$58,740
State:

$45,354

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $76,802
Here:

$76,802
State:

$48,806
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,050
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $258

Institutionalized population: 872

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Wilkes County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $879 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $633 (0.6%)


Wilkes County household income distribution in 2009 Wilkes County home values distribution


Wilkes County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.1%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.1%
Wilkes County:

19.1%
North Carolina:

16.3%
Median age of residents in 2010: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

11.9%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilkes County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro, Mulberry, Millers Creek, Cricket, Fairplains, Hays, Moravian Falls, Pleasant Hill, Ronda.

Wilkes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wilkes County: Blood Creek Overlook (A), Brinegar Cabin (B), Cascade Overlook (C), Caudill Cabin (D), North Wilkesboro Speedway (E), Daylo (F), Shoe (G), Summit (H), Thomkins Knob Overlook (I), Congo (J), Sheets Gap Overlook (K), Hays Mill (L), The Lump Overlook (M), Wilbar (N), Warrior Creek Boat Ramp (O), Sherman (P), Big R Orchards (Q), Brushy Mountain Farm and Orchard (R), D H Orchards (S), Hareapple Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilkes County include: Hay Meadow Church (A), Highland View Church (B), Hunting Creek Church (C), Temple Hill Church (D), Adley Church (E), Knobs Baptist Church (F), Antioch Baptist Church (G), Antioch Church (H), Arbor Grove United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Truitt Cemetery (1), Double Creek Cemetery (2), Hunting Creek Cemetery (3), Long Bottom Cemetery (4), Cherry Grove Cemetery (5), Roaring Gap Cemetery (6), Old Brier Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Turkey Cove Pond (A), W Kerr Scott Reservoir (B), Noname (C), Holly Farms Lagoon (D), Wildcat Lake (E), Wright Lake (F), Noname (G), Laws Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fishing Creek (A), Fall Creek (B), Elk Creek (C), Simmons Branch (D), Dungeon Creek (E), Pegs Branch (F), Double Creek (G), Dogwood Branch (H), Dehart Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wilkes County include: Stone Mountain State Park (1), Doughton Recreation Area (2), Thurmond Chatham Wildlife Management Area (3), Rendezvous Mountain State Park (4), Traphill Historic District (5), Boomer Road Access Area (6), Smitheys Creek Public Use Area (7), Bandits Roost Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Alexander County , Alleghany County , Ashe County , Caldwell County , Iredell County , Surry County , Watauga County , Yadkin County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 2,024
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,946 (18% naturalized citizens)

Wilkes County:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.2%

Wilkes County marital status for males
Wilkes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Wilkes County with a mortgage: 6,881 (586 second mortgage, 1,106 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,577

Here:

55.2% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.32%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 38,276
Total congregations: 127

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents31,918 (83.4%)3,022 (7.9%)716 (1.9%)601 (1.6%)579 (1.5%)
Congregations87 (68.5%)16 (12.6%)2 (1.6%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents237 (0.6%)237 (0.6%)215 (0.6%)193 (0.5%)558 (1.5%)
Congregations3 (2.4%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)4 (3.1%)11 (8.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Wilkes County - North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro, Mulberry, Millers Creek, Cricket

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
This county:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Wilkes County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Wilkes County:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

18.1%
State:

15.6%


Agriculture in Wilkes County:

Average size of farms: 98 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $163,005
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $168.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $123,301
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,478
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.29%
Corn for grain: 1176 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 44 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 249 harvested acres
Vegetables: 45 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 509 acres

Tornado activity:

Wilkes County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 3.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/27/1973, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilkes County-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Wilkes County center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Wilkes County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Wilkes County (%):





Wilkes County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,740 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 5,088 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 289 (1%)
  • Other means: 115 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 762 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Wilkes County, North Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Wilkes County, North Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $43,474.

4.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
North Carolina average:

8.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.40% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($18,165 average AGI)
1.68% relocated from other states ($14,468 average AGI)
Wilkes County:

1.68%
North Carolina average:

4.34%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Surry County, NC  0.32% ($24,720 average AGI)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.23% ($18,698)
from Ashe County, NC  0.20% ($34,255)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.20% ($35,783)
from Iredell County, NC  0.15% ($51,235)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.13% ($19,161)
from Catawba County, NC  0.12% ($32,517)


4.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
North Carolina average:

7.27%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.87% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($23,853 average AGI)
1.40% relocated to other states ($11,152 average AGI)
Wilkes County:

1.40%
North Carolina average:

3.10%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Surry County, NC  0.35% ($41,651 average AGI)
to Iredell County, NC  0.31% ($48,181)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.30% ($23,944)
to Forsyth County, NC  0.23% ($45,868)
to Watauga County, NC  0.19% ($29,000)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.18% ($36,293)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.16% ($23,757)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Wilkes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilkes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wilkes County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,204 (8,973 aged, 2,231 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.49
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7073.550
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 195.250
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34331.92

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1219.770
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1028.340
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56.39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2.97

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 161.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 101.2
  • Other - 60.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,373

Size of family households: 9,439 2-persons, 4,751 3-persons, 3,376 4-persons, 1,400 5-persons, 465 6-persons, 252 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,569 1-person, 962 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

95.0% of residents of Wilkes County speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $334,397,000 ($4984 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,656,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $156,826,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,422,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,073,000
Federal grants: $93,648,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,149,000 ($1,098,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,279,000 ($794,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $567,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,895,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,093,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,435
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,525
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +914
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wilkes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.06 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilkes County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 169
  • 3 rooms: 467
  • 4 rooms: 3,367
  • 5 rooms: 6,464
  • 6 rooms: 4,793
  • 7 rooms: 2,744
  • 8 rooms: 1,523
  • 9+ rooms: 1,238
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 220
  • 3 rooms: 690
  • 4 rooms: 2,011
  • 5 rooms: 1,843
  • 6 rooms: 501
  • 7 rooms: 265
  • 8 rooms: 143
  • 9+ rooms: 132
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilkes County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 444
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,534
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,139
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,245
  • 5+ bedrooms: 375
  • no bedroom: 108
  • 1 bedroom: 757
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,953
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,700
  • 4 bedrooms: 289
  • 5+ bedrooms: 70
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkes County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,182
  • 1 vehicle: 4,349
  • 2 vehicles: 8,519
  • 3 vehicles: 4,556
  • 4 vehicles: 1,495
  • 5+ vehicles: 672
  • no vehicle: 1,017
  • 1 vehicle: 2,560
  • 2 vehicles: 1,642
  • 3 vehicles: 520
  • 4 vehicles: 95
  • 5+ vehicles: 43

66% of Wilkes County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in North Carolina.

Wilkes County:

65.9%
State average:

54.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilkes County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Wood (5.5%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)
  • Electricity (51.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.5%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 151
Here:

2.3%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

2.2%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 202
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Wilkes County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Wilkes County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Wilkes County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Wilkes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Wilkes County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wilkes County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Wilkes County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James50373.4 years
William37674.5 years
John33675.2 years
Mary27476.7 years
Robert23571.4 years
Charles13069.8 years
Charlie12576.8 years
Ruth12376.8 years
Ruby12077.4 years
Thomas11871.8 years
Most common last names in Wilkes County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson29073.1 years
Brown22974.3 years
Anderson21375.2 years
Church20975.7 years
Miller18876.6 years
Eller16073.6 years
Adams15973.9 years
Hayes14877.6 years
Foster12973.4 years
Minton12670.7 years
Businesses in Wilkes County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike5
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts4SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx3Sears1
GNC2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block3Staples1
Hardee's1Subway5
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1U-Haul4
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Kincaid2UPS7
Kohl's1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's2
Lowe's1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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