Wilkesboro Jobs

  • Experienced Teams Needed - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus! Midwest Regional.

    C.R. England - Lenoir, NC

    Join C.R. England as a Midwest Regional Team. Sign-on bonus is for existing CDL A teams. Earn more, better miles, better bonus payout. Preference given to applicants with proven...

    from C.R. England - 1 day ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Statesville, NC

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Wilkesboro, NC

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 7 days ago
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Wilkesboro is a town in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 3,159 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wilkes County . The town is located along the south bank of the Yadkin River, directly opposite the slightly larger town of North Wilkesboro. Wilkesboro is probably best-known as the home of the annual MerleFest festival, the largest folk and bluegrass music festival in the United States.

Wilkesboro Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wilkesboro are Management, professional, and related occupations, 40%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Wilkesboro, North Carolina work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Wilkesboro Industries

The leading industries in Wilkesboro, North Carolina are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Manufacturing, 22%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's Wilkesboro job listings indicate that the following industries in Wilkesboro are hiring the most workers:

Wilkesboro Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wilkesboro, North Carolina is $30,912, and the median income of households in Wilkesboro was $40,982.

Average Salaries in Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkesboro, NC


According to our Wilkesboro Trends data, the number of Wilkesboro, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 5% since October 2013.
Wilkesboro job trends

Wilkesboro Employment Statistics

Population of Wilkesboro
Total population 3,159
Male 45.17%
Female 54.83%
Median age 42.3
Wilkesboro Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.4%
Median cost of a home $112,500
Median mortgage payment $814
Renter-occupied homes 42.6%
Vacant housing 5.6%
Median monthly rent $433
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,931
Median for all female full-time $23,893
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 5%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 55%
Separated 4%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 11%
White 86%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 3%
Other 1%
Wilkesboro Commute
Carpool 12.8%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 14 minutes

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