From a total population of 51,903, Watauga County has a median age of 29.3. The average age of males, in Watauga County, is 27.9 while the average age of females is 31.2. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Watauga County is 8.5 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Watauga County, is $21,801 while the average household income is $35,491. When comparing the median income of people living in Watauga County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Watauga County is $3,807 less.