From a total population of 69,093, Wilkes County has a median age of 43.3. The average age of males, in Wilkes County, is 42.3 while the average age of females is 44.5. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Wilkes County is 5.5 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Wilkes County, is $18,441 while the average household income is $32,157. When comparing the median income of people living in Wilkes County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Wilkes County is $7,167 less.