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Wilkesboro is located in Wilkes, North Carolina, with an estimated municipal population of 3,453 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Wilkesboro are located in the following zip code areas on 28697. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Wilkesboro is 212.

Cost Of Living In Wilkesboro, NC

So, about how much do homes cost in Wilkesboro? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Wilkesboro is 181,562. An estimated 46 percent of households in Wilkesboro own their homes, with an average family size of 3.03. The median household income in Wilkesboro is 38,136, with15.5 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Wilkesboro, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 16.3. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Wilkesboro? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Wilkesboro is 622, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Wilkesboro, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Wilkesboro is 39.5, split between 41.1 percent male versus 58.9 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Wilkesboro is 38.3, with an average family size of 3.03.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Wilkesboro is as follows:

White 82.8%
Black / African American 7.4%
Asian 1.6%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0%
Multi-racial 5.3%
Other 2.6%

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The percentage of residents who report their age in Wilkesboro is as follows:

Under 10 12.5%
Aged 10-19 9.8%
20s 18.5%
30s 9.8%
40s 7.2%
50s 10.4%
60s 12.6%
70s 9.8%
80+ 9.6%

Best Schools In Wilkesboro, North Carolina

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Wilkesboro with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Wilkesboro.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Wilkesboro, North Carolina

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Wilkesboro is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Wilkesboro or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Wilkesboro is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Wilkesboro for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Wilkesboro:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Wilkesboro.

Reasons To Move To Wilkesboro, North Carolina, In 2024

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Wilkesboro can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Wilkesboro, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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