Wilkes County

  1. Wilkes County Legal Resources
  2. Wilkes County Statistics
  3. Wilkes County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Wilkes County Employment Information
  5. Wilkes County Family Information
  6. Wilkes County Education Information
  7. Wilkes County Business Information
  8. Wilkes County Public Benefits Information
  9. Wilkes County Criminal Information
  10. Wilkes County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Wilkes County Cities
  12. Wilkes County Zip Codes


Wilkes County Legal Resources

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Wilkes County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 65,632
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 798 / 689 / 6
  • Land Area (2000): 1,961.102 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 7.100 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 124,000.000 acres (501.704 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 1,273
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 50.60%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 2.50%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $101,710,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 22,000,000 / 1,000,000 / 7,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 30.40%
  • Physicians (2004): 68
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (131)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 11,806
  • Federal Spending (2004): $363,372
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Wilkes County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 29,261
Building Permits Issued (2006): 202
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $42,025

Wilkes County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 34,496 26.01%
 Rural, Farm 4,089 3.08%
 Rural, Non-farm 94,042 70.91%

Wilkes County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Employment Information

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Wilkes County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 31,976 30,732 1,244 3.89% 39
1991 32,304 30,465 1,839 5.69% 57
1992 32,747 31,060 1,687 5.15% 51
1993 32,057 30,909 1,147 3.58% 36
1994 32,297 31,067 1,230 3.81% 38
1995 32,951 31,351 1,600 4.86% 49
1996 33,270 31,418 1,852 5.57% 55
1997 32,991 31,788 1,203 3.65% 37
1998 32,592 31,712 880 2.70% 27
1999 33,799 32,906 894 2.64% 26
2000 33,990 32,769 1,220 3.59% 36
2001 33,417 31,381 2,036 6.09% 61
2002 33,440 30,648 2,792 8.35% 83
2003 33,579 31,096 2,484 7.40% 74
2004 33,321 31,296 2,025 6.08% 61
2005 33,051 31,172 1,879 5.69% 57
2006 31,514 29,817 1,698 5.39% 54
2007 32,148 30,449 1,699 5.28% 53
2008 32,077 29,775 2,301 7.17% 72
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 31,672 29,858 1,814 5.73% 57
Feb 2008 31,587 29,400 2,187 6.92% 69
Mar 2008 31,580 29,608 1,972 6.24% 62
Apr 2008 31,969 30,000 1,969 6.16% 62
May 2008 32,224 29,941 2,283 7.08% 71
Jun 2008 32,293 29,964 2,329 7.21% 72
Jul 2008 32,761 29,845 2,916 8.90% 89
Aug 2008 32,262 29,658 2,604 8.07% 81
Sep 2008 32,342 29,703 2,639 8.16% 82
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Wilkes County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 4,736 13.62%
2. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 2,596 7.47%
3. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 2,436 7.01%
4. Food Manufacturing 1,878 5.40%
5. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,734 4.99%
6. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,242 3.57%
7. Truck Transportation 1,102 3.17%
8. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,050 3.02%
9. Repair and Maintenance 1,018 2.93%
10. Educational Services 1,014 2.92%
11. Wood Manufacturing 1,008 2.90%
12. Public Administration 930 2.68%
13. Apparel Manufacturing 884 2.54%
14. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 866 2.49%
15. Metal Manufactuing 858 2.47%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 846 2.43%
17. Accommodation and Food Services 804 2.31%
18. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 706 2.03%
19. Health Care 680 1.96%
20. Food and Beverage Stores 652 1.88%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 3,876 13.60%
2. Educational Services 2,786 9.77%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,304 8.08%
4. Finance and Insurance 1,878 6.59%
5. Food Manufacturing 1,852 6.50%
6. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 1,800 6.32%
7. Apparel Manufacturing 1,476 5.18%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,032 3.62%
9. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 952 3.34%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 786 2.76%
11. Department and Other General Stores 714 2.51%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 684 2.40%
13. Public Administration 666 2.34%
14. Social Assistance 600 2.11%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 584 2.05%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 536 1.88%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 432 1.52%
18. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 410 1.44%
19. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 358 1.26%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 354 1.24%

Wilkes County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 3,634 10.45%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,406 6.92%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,104 6.05%
4. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,422 4.09%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,378 3.96%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,262 3.63%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,186 3.41%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 1,112 3.20%
9. Other Management Occupations 1,050 3.02%
10. Carpenters 1,000 2.88%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 986 2.84%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 958 2.76%
13. Other Material Moving Workers 862 2.48%
14. Other Construction Trades 810 2.33%
15. Woodworkers 758 2.18%
16. Farmers and Farm Managers 696 2.00%
17. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 600 1.73%
18. Business Operations Specialists 590 1.70%
19. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 586 1.69%
20. Other Office and Admin Support 584 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,160 7.58%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,800 6.32%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 1,650 5.79%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,276 4.48%
5. Secretaries and Admins 1,148 4.03%
6. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,020 3.58%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 918 3.22%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 906 3.18%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 904 3.17%
10. Registered Nurses 818 2.87%
11. Cashiers 786 2.76%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 768 2.69%
13. Other Sales and Related Occupations 756 2.65%
14. Other Management Occupations 690 2.42%
15. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 678 2.38%
16. Business Operations Specialists 648 2.27%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 604 2.12%
18. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 594 2.08%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 568 1.99%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 528 1.85%

Wilkes County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 60,297 56.95%
15-35 hours 9,378 8.86%
1-14 hours 2,203 2.08%
No regular hours 34,006 32.12%

Wilkes County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,700 2.78%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,064 3.38%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 3,332 5.45%
6 AM-6:29 AM 7,473 12.23%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 7,169 11.73%
7 AM-7:29 AM 9,703 15.88%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 11,576 18.95%
8 AM-8:29 AM 5,184 8.49%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,606 2.63%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,643 2.69%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 699 1.14%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 262 0.43%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,868 6.33%
4 PM-11:59 PM 4,817 7.88%

Wilkes County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,556 2.55%
5-9 5,943 9.73%
10-14 10,240 16.76%
15-19 12,868 21.06%
20-24 10,282 16.83%
25-29 3,506 5.74%
30-34 6,952 11.38%
35-39 1,242 2.03%
40-44 978 1.60%
45-59 3,041 4.98%
60-89 2,658 4.35%
At least 90 1,830 3.00%

Wilkes County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 20 0.03% 44,375 72.63%
30-44 0 0.00% 9,172 15.01%
45-59 0 0.00% 3,041 4.98%
At least 60 10 0.02% 4,478 7.33%

Wilkes County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 30 0.05%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 10,286 16.39%
 Car / truck / van, solo 49,896 79.52%
 Motorcycle 34 0.05%
 Other 230 0.37%
 Public transportation 30 0.05%
 Walked 590 0.94%
 Worked at home 1,648 2.63%

Wilkes County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Family Information

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Households (2000): 53,334 (129,464 people)
Families (2000): 38,890 (111,702 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 16,235
People at same address in 1995: 80,666

Wilkes County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 7,392 13.71%
$10,000-$14,999 3,710 6.88%
$15,000-$19,999 4,248 7.88%
$20,000-$24,999 4,336 8.04%
$25,000-$29,999 3,781 7.01%
$30,000-$34,999 4,021 7.46%
$35,000-$39,999 3,962 7.35%
$40,000-$44,999 3,995 7.41%
$45,000-$49,999 2,846 5.28%
$50,000-$59,999 4,831 8.96%
$60,000-$74,999 4,625 8.58%
$75,000-$99,999 3,390 6.29%
$100,000-$124,999 1,103 2.05%
$125,000-$149,999 485 0.90%
$150,000-$199,999 516 0.96%
$200,000 or more 660 1.22%

Wilkes County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 6,524 24.48%
 Family, 2 people 9,073 34.05%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 682 2.56%
 Family, 3 people 5,089 19.10%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 78 0.29%
 Family, 4 people 3,561 13.36%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 32 0.12%
 Family, 5 people 1,106 4.15%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 15 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 325 1.22%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 157 0.59%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.01%

Wilkes County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 42,232 30.68%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 15,624 11.35%
Public Assistance 1,122 0.82%
Retirement 7,039 5.11%
Self Employment 7,018 5.10%
Social Security 15,796 11.48%
Supplemental Security 2,383 1.73%
Wage / Salary 40,278 29.26%
Other 6,155 4.47%

Wilkes County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 19,638 60.03%
 With children under 18 13,074 39.97%

Wilkes County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,487 8.52%
 Married 35,622 67.62%
 Never Married 10,998 20.88%
 Widowed 1,570 2.98%

Wilkes County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,837 8.82%
 Married 35,088 63.96%
 Never Married 7,874 14.35%
 Widowed 7,056 12.86%

Wilkes County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Education Information

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Wilkes County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 13,535 13.18%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 21,607 21.05%
 High school diploma or equivalent 32,105 31.27%
 Some college, no degree 19,579 19.07%
 Associate degree 5,286 5.15%
 Bachelors degree 7,217 7.03%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,331 3.24%

Wilkes County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,172 1.79% 885 1.35% 2,057 3.13%
Kindergarten 1,623 2.47% 72 0.11% 1,695 2.58%
Grades 1-4 6,295 9.59% 170 0.26% 6,465 9.85%
Grades 5-8 6,940 10.57% 132 0.20% 7,072 10.78%
Grades 9-12 6,307 9.61% 151 0.23% 6,458 9.84%
Undergrad college 3,294 5.02% 404 0.62% 3,698 5.63%
Graduate or professional school 262 0.40% 90 0.14% 352 0.54%
Total 25,893 39.45% 1,904 2.90% 27,797 42.35%

Wilkes County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $513,325,000
Retail sales (2002): $511,313,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $47,998,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $1,316,935
Retired workers (2005): 9,415

Wilkes County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 10 8 17 6 16
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 5 1 4 4 11
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 2 2 1 8
1999 - Construction 21 10 47 35 35
1999 - Educational Services 2 1 4 1 3
1999 - Finance & Insurance 2 6 15 13 35
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 8 6 25 34 41
1999 - Information 3 1 5 4 2
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 0 1 2 1
1999 - Manufacturing 6 3 32 40 26
1999 - Mining 0 0 0 0 1
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9 5 24 19 82
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 3 19 13 34
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 4 9 9 13
1999 - Retail Trade 20 15 61 69 92
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 8 3 11 12 12
1999 - Unclassified 3 1 0 0 0
1999 - Utilities 0 0 2 2 3
1999 - Wholesale Trade 7 6 21 14 25
1999 - Total 114 75 299 278 440
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 5 6 17 13 14
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 3 2 2 17
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 4 0 7
2000 - Construction 22 13 33 50 38
2000 - Educational Services 2 3 1 0 6
2000 - Finance & Insurance 5 4 18 8 35
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 10 12 29 22 45
2000 - Information 2 1 4 3 6
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 3 2 1
2000 - Manufacturing 8 11 33 34 25
2000 - Mining 0 0 0 0 1
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9 9 30 23 71
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 4 18 19 29
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 5 7 9 13
2000 - Retail Trade 17 10 71 70 91
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 8 9 12 10 11
2000 - Unclassified 6 1 0 0 1
2000 - Utilities 0 1 1 2 3
2000 - Wholesale Trade 5 7 23 14 23
2000 - Total 111 100 306 281 437
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 9 9 11 11 20
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 4 4 5 11
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 1 5 5
2001 - Construction 10 18 35 39 52
2001 - Educational Services 3 0 2 3 4
2001 - Finance & Insurance 21 7 19 11 28
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 7 6 38 22 40
2001 - Information 0 2 5 3 5
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 1 3 1 1
2001 - Manufacturing 2 10 28 36 25
2001 - Mining 1 0 1 0 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 11 7 25 31 71
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 7 5 13 15 37
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 5 1 4 6 21
2001 - Retail Trade 19 23 57 65 106
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 6 6 13 13 9
2001 - Unclassified 6 1 0 0 3
2001 - Utilities 1 0 4 0 2
2001 - Wholesale Trade 8 6 19 17 23
2001 - Total 123 107 282 283 463
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 9 14 13 15
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 4 1 6 11
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 3 2 5
2002 - Construction 17 19 31 49 40
2002 - Educational Services 2 4 4 1 3
2002 - Finance & Insurance 6 9 19 17 36
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 14 7 26 26 46
2002 - Information 0 0 4 3 7
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 6 1 2
2002 - Manufacturing 7 7 22 44 19
2002 - Mining 0 1 1 0 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 10 12 35 26 68
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 8 18 13 35
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 6 5 7 7 18
2002 - Retail Trade 18 21 68 77 81
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 5 11 15 9
2002 - Unclassified 1 3 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 3 1 3
2002 - Wholesale Trade 3 7 14 13 32
2002 - Total 95 122 287 314 430
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 6 3 16 10 14
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 3 7 3 7
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 1 4 2 2
2003 - Construction 14 14 29 47 45
2003 - Educational Services 1 1 1 1 7
2003 - Finance & Insurance 14 13 19 21 27
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 9 2 37 31 48
2003 - Information 1 1 7 1 7
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 5 1 4
2003 - Manufacturing 4 7 31 31 25
2003 - Mining 0 0 0 1 0
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7 6 34 24 73
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 7 11 20 34
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 8 7 2 23
2003 - Retail Trade 15 14 80 46 98
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 8 5 11 13 7
2003 - Unclassified 2 1 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 0 3 4
2003 - Wholesale Trade 6 6 17 15 21
2003 - Total 100 93 316 272 446
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 4 2 14 13 20
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 4 4 1 6 6
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 0 7 4
2004 - Construction 18 18 45 28 48
2004 - Educational Services 0 0 1 2 7
2004 - Finance & Insurance 7 4 22 21 30
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 11 8 47 33 42
2004 - Information 2 1 2 4 6
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 5 2 3
2004 - Manufacturing 4 7 25 32 27
2004 - Mining 0 0 0 1 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9 5 25 34 67
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 4 24 12 32
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 9 3 12 5 18
2004 - Retail Trade 9 22 61 55 102
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 5 6 14 9 11
2004 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2004 - Utilities 0 0 0 2 4
2004 - Wholesale Trade 7 5 15 11 24
2004 - Total 97 90 313 277 451
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 0 8 18 26
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 3 5 2 6
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 5 1 5
2005 - Construction 9 13 41 42 43
2005 - Educational Services 2 0 3 1 5
2005 - Finance & Insurance 7 15 12 20 33
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 12 8 46 38 42
2005 - Information 4 1 4 3 6
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 4 3 2
2005 - Manufacturing 8 5 22 29 33
2005 - Mining 0 0 0 1 0
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 13 6 27 36 69
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 5 26 16 27
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 3 9 9 23
2005 - Retail Trade 14 19 45 67 96
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 7 8 6 11 14
2005 - Unclassified 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 4 2
2005 - Wholesale Trade 3 6 14 21 17
2005 - Total 92 93 277 322 449

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Public Benefits Information

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Wilkes County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 115,148 88.13%
 Below Poverty Level 15,511 11.87%

Wilkes County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $1,890 $13 $7,491 $0 $0 $1,466 $10,847 $4,526 $3,299 $525
1971 $1,965 $24 $8,442 $0 $0 $1,378 $11,785 $5,997 $3,096 $467
1972 $2,146 $489 $8,946 $0 $0 $1,227 $12,319 $6,331 $2,894 $483
1973 $2,399 $816 $9,036 $0 $0 $1,471 $12,906 $6,702 $3,200 $1,962
1974 $2,533 $963 $9,369 $0 $0 $1,895 $13,797 $8,584 $2,992 $1,968
1975 $2,678 $1,017 $14,926 $0 $0 $1,716 $19,320 $11,737 $2,285 $1,660
1976 $2,986 $1,083 $15,825 $0 $0 $1,822 $20,633 $12,120 $2,538 $1,608
1977 $3,130 $1,198 $16,375 $0 $0 $1,653 $21,158 $14,586 $2,327 $1,500
1978 $3,843 $1,321 $18,963 $0 $0 $2,044 $24,850 $15,499 $7,535 $6,319
1979 $3,996 $1,589 $19,714 $0 $0 $2,353 $26,063 $16,537 $7,320 $4,525
1980 $4,468 $1,801 $21,284 $0 $0 $2,372 $28,124 $15,503 $20,160 $4,122
1981 $4,775 $1,795 $21,344 $0 $0 $3,009 $29,128 $17,617 $19,440 $1,709
1982 $6,185 $1,892 $23,512 $0 $0 $2,942 $32,639 $20,686 $19,309 $3,176
1983 $6,123 $1,945 $24,161 $0 $0 $4,294 $34,578 $21,280 $17,370 $3,540
1984 $6,351 $2,904 $25,886 $0 $0 $4,369 $36,606 $22,600 $16,026 $4,625
1985 $6,586 $3,804 $27,580 $0 $0 $5,138 $39,304 $22,210 $14,694 $5,571
1986 $7,194 $4,099 $32,078 $0 $0 $5,519 $44,791 $28,705 $13,328 $5,635
1987 $7,740 $6,361 $35,730 $0 $0 $8,978 $52,448 $30,480 $8,743 $5,429
1988 $8,422 $6,761 $38,954 $0 $0 $6,057 $53,433 $33,162 $24,494 $16,799
1989 $8,051 $6,964 $43,697 $0 $0 $5,228 $56,976 $35,909 $23,000 $9,353
1990 $8,948 $7,430 $55,092 $0 $0 $8,120 $72,160 $42,501 $21,687 $7,159
1991 $9,007 $7,368 $56,258 $0 $0 $12,387 $77,652 $45,085 $20,644 $6,759
1992 $10,494 $7,558 $52,684 $0 $0 $12,202 $75,380 $45,082 $19,799 $6,623
1993 $10,953 $8,544 $13,957 $0 $0 $11,964 $36,874 $45,830 $22,830 $4,471
1994 $16,398 $7,617 $59,027 $0 $0 $11,203 $86,628 $48,122 $21,026 $6,943
1995 $15,763 $8,679 $62,393 $0 $0 $14,101 $92,257 $46,220 $19,332 $8,618
1996 $15,765 $9,096 $63,951 $0 $0 $17,142 $96,858 $46,700 $17,576 $6,274
1997 $16,541 $9,462 $69,043 $0 $0 $19,293 $104,877 $46,666 $25,258 $11,970
1998 $17,013 $9,963 $73,096 $0 $0 $20,145 $110,254 $62,788 $34,697 $28,328
1999 $18,977 $10,839 $66,436 $0 $0 $21,719 $107,132 $58,468 $31,918 $24,868
2000 $20,503 $11,328 $72,724 $0 $0 $14,520 $107,747 $63,671 $29,824 $20,957
2001 $22,231 $11,508 $82,116 $0 $0 $16,803 $121,150 $67,447 $51,513 $37,275
2002 $27,292 $11,547 $83,638 $0 $0 $15,862 $126,792 $70,643 $45,189 $23,213
2003 $27,565 $11,256 $96,639 $0 $0 $26,115 $150,319 $76,860 $40,415 $23,369
2004 $29,491 $14,036 $94,286 $0 $0 $16,784 $140,561 $75,103 $32,239 $21,755
2005 $30,173 $15,268 $104,674 $0 $0 $14,454 $149,301 $77,215 $28,180 $19,761
2006 $31,830 $15,747 $108,397 $0 $0 $15,595 $155,822 $78,448 $26,000 $21,043


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $8,476 $259 $77 $99 $0 $0 $10,817
$103 $1,449 $131 $0 $0 $223
1971 $8,772 $237 $159 $151 $0 $0 $11,445
$157 $1,497 $121 $0 $0 $351
1972 $11,816 $227 $42 $203 $0 $0 $14,584
$183 $1,611 $112 $0 $0 $390
1973 $9,724 $286 $30 $234 $0 $0 $12,735
$223 $1,600 $102 $0 $0 $536
1974 $12,889 $344 $338 $140 $0 $0 $16,168
$273 $1,559 $117 $0 $0 $508
1975 $15,027 $397 $377 $589 $0 $6 $20,011
$374 $1,900 $96 $0 $0 $1,245
1976 $15,695 $426 $509 $477 $0 $19 $20,742
$392 $1,867 $87 $0 $0 $1,270
1977 $16,838 $406 $68 $553 $0 $257 $22,476
$398 $1,921 $68 $12 $0 $1,955
1978 $22,017 $520 $45 $559 $0 $49 $27,791
$434 $2,080 $73 $0 $0 $2,014
1979 $23,572 $523 $37 $619 $0 $53 $29,715
$455 $1,897 $346 $0 $0 $2,213
1980 $28,538 $543 $63 $808 $0 $104 $35,503
$482 $1,971 $619 $0 $0 $2,375
1981 $27,726 $726 $55 $859 $0 $107 $35,290
$608 $2,157 $1,263 $0 $0 $1,789
1982 $25,380 $659 $53 $857 $0 $61 $32,750
$591 $2,103 $1,144 $0 $0 $1,902
1983 $26,490 $752 $75 $871 $0 $70 $34,970
$630 $2,308 $1,138 $0 $0 $2,636
1984 $29,013 $938 $77 $926 $0 $47 $37,787
$701 $2,530 $1,054 $0 $0 $2,501
1985 $33,447 $1,028 $89 $1,106 $0 $79 $42,858
$752 $2,414 $977 $0 $0 $2,966
1986 $38,181 $1,203 $90 $1,955 $0 $100 $48,342
$808 $2,316 $770 $0 $0 $2,919
1987 $41,360 $1,189 $123 $2,165 $0 $95 $53,845
$842 $2,510 $915 $0 $0 $4,646
1988 $43,159 $1,173 $332 $9,909 $0 $99 $63,479
$936 $2,627 $953 $0 $0 $4,291
1989 $47,639 $1,146 $143 $9,107 $0 $111 $68,801
$1,112 $2,890 $1,745 $0 $0 $4,908
1990 $51,006 $1,458 $179 $12,097 $0 $140 $78,711
$1,187 $3,122 $1,625 $0 $0 $7,897
1991 $54,182 $1,487 $145 $13,773 $0 $133 $83,518
$1,235 $4,041 $1,527 $0 $0 $6,995
1992 $53,850 $1,556 $194 $11,023 $0 $179 $82,607
$1,456 $4,455 $1,490 $0 $0 $8,404
1993 $57,923 $1,522 $230 $13,293 $0 $133 $92,274
$1,613 $5,039 $1,466 $0 $0 $11,055
1994 $58,994 $1,469 $157 $14,006 $0 $164 $93,353
$1,407 $5,255 $1,364 $0 $0 $10,537
1995 $62,570 $1,452 $151 $14,965 $0 $187 $98,418
$1,652 $5,742 $1,027 $0 $0 $10,672
1996 $63,725 $1,472 $447 $20,182 $0 $224 $107,060
$1,665 $7,624 $1,047 $0 $0 $10,674
1997 $69,465 $1,614 $953 $21,343 $185 $210 $115,155
$1,973 $8,126 $924 $0 $0 $10,362
1998 $70,997 $7,366 $275 $22,272 $201 $239 $125,782
$2,560 $7,357 $1,317 $0 $0 $13,198
1999 $75,130 $4,100 $177 $21,465 $212 $478 $128,940
$2,700 $8,030 $1,372 $0 $0 $15,276
2000 $82,290 $2,543 $333 $5,250 $100 $519 $120,999
$2,733 $8,658 $2,002 $0 $0 $16,571
2001 $102,138 $2,315 $210 $5,759 $100 $478 $140,793
$2,758 $9,913 $1,876 $0 $0 $15,246
2002 $112,774 $2,305 $252 $6,366 $0 $1,258 $155,144
$2,533 $10,267 $3,938 $0 $0 $15,451
2003 $92,926 $2,516 $259 $25,700 $0 $658 $153,452
$2,779 $11,344 $1,292 $0 $0 $15,978
2004 $92,444 $2,893 $526 $26,750 $0 $968 $156,567
$3,056 $11,368 $2,170 $0 $0 $16,392
2005 $95,799 $2,695 $140 $27,582 $0 $848 $163,778
$3,256 $12,863 $1,867 $0 $0 $18,728
2006 $99,779 $2,794 $781 $28,097 $0 $796 $171,901
$3,506 $14,133 $1,797 $0 $0 $20,218

Wilkes County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 314
Wilkes County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilkes County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Wilkes County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 8,292 12.63%
10-19 Years 8,040 12.25%
20-29 Years 8,257 12.58%
30-39 Years 9,835 14.99%
40-49 Years 10,079 15.36%
50-59 Years 8,552 13.03%
60-69 Years 6,123 9.33%
70-79 Years 4,195 6.39%
80-89 Years 1,926 2.93%
90+ Years 333 0.51%

Wilkes County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 32,371 49.32%
 Female 33,261 50.68%

Wilkes County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 59,977 91.38%
 African-American 2,719 4.14%
 Hispanic/Latino 2,262 3.45%
 Multiracial 336 0.51%
 Asian 213 0.32%
 Amerindian 84 0.13%
 Other Race 35 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 6 0.01%

Wilkes County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 29,216 36.36%
2. English 17,390 21.64%
3. German 9,394 11.69%
4. Irish 8,994 11.19%
5. Scotch Irish 3,735 4.65%
6. Scottish 2,090 2.60%
7. Dutch 2,062 2.57%
8. French Non-Basque 1,374 1.71%
9. Italian 1,362 1.69%
10. European 738 0.92%

Wilkes County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 118,070 95.05%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 4,801 3.87%
3. German 220 0.18%
4. Gujarathi 184 0.15%
5. French 182 0.15%
6. Other Asian 106 0.09%
7. Hindi 86 0.07%
8. Tagalog 76 0.06%
9. Other Native North American 64 0.05%
10. Vietnamese 60 0.05%

Wilkes County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 128,728 97.06%
 Naturalized immigrant 720 0.54%
 Not a citizen 3,179 2.40%

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