Wilson

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


Wilson Legal Resources

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Wilson Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 46,174
  • Land Area (2000): 120.283 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.736 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 39.4186 (4.1) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 78.5186 (25.8) / 89.4186 (31.9)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 3,371
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 1,519
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 47 inches

Wilson Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 40,747 2002 45,899 2005 47,280
2000 43,407 2003 46,039 2006 47,904
2001 45,161 2004 46,653 2007 47,727

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Houses (2000): 19,355
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,165
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 3,765

Wilson Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 44,045 95.60%
 Rural, Farm 78 0.17%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,951 4.23%

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Wilson Employment Information

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Wilson Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 18,846 16,942 1,904 10.10% 101
1991 18,920 16,377 2,542 13.44% 134
1992 19,495 16,844 2,651 13.60% 136
1993 19,648 17,038 2,610 13.28% 132
1994 19,088 16,913 2,175 11.40% 114
1995 19,234 17,067 2,167 11.26% 112
1996 18,978 16,837 2,141 11.28% 112
1997 19,517 17,494 2,023 10.36% 103
1998 19,404 17,675 1,728 8.91% 89
1999 20,128 18,176 1,952 9.70% 97
2000 21,525 20,080 1,445 6.71% 67
2001 21,857 19,915 1,942 8.88% 89
2002 22,208 20,191 2,017 9.08% 91
2003 22,645 20,440 2,205 9.74% 97
2004 22,586 20,394 2,192 9.71% 97
2005 22,919 21,266 1,653 7.21% 72
2006 23,407 21,940 1,467 6.27% 63
2007 24,363 22,996 1,367 5.61% 56
2008 24,467 22,708 1,760 7.19% 72
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 24,105 22,816 1,289 5.35% 53
Feb 2008 23,916 22,592 1,324 5.54% 55
Mar 2008 24,253 22,682 1,571 6.48% 65
Apr 2008 24,300 22,600 1,700 7.00% 70
May 2008 24,425 22,541 1,884 7.71% 77
Jun 2008 24,648 22,625 2,023 8.21% 82
Jul 2008 24,870 22,752 2,118 8.52% 85
Aug 2008 24,811 22,728 2,083 8.40% 84
Sep 2008 24,878 23,034 1,844 7.41% 74
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Wilson Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,301 12.34%
2. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 743 7.05%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 584 5.54%
4. Educational Services 506 4.80%
5. Finance and Insurance 436 4.14%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 368 3.49%
7. Public Administration 362 3.43%
8. Health Care 358 3.40%
9. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 346 3.28%
10. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 334 3.17%
11. Repair and Maintenance 311 2.95%
12. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 298 2.83%
13. Food Manufacturing 281 2.67%
14. Chemical Manufacturing 247 2.34%
15. Truck Transportation 235 2.23%
16. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 226 2.14%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 209 1.98%
18. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 184 1.75%
19. Metal Manufactuing 153 1.45%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 149 1.41%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 1,454 15.19%
2. Health Care 1,449 15.14%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 695 7.26%
4. Finance and Insurance 649 6.78%
5. Public Administration 428 4.47%
6. Social Assistance 418 4.37%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 282 2.95%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 274 2.86%
9. Department and Other General Stores 272 2.84%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 250 2.61%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 235 2.46%
12. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 231 2.41%
13. Chemical Manufacturing 187 1.95%
14. Construction 170 1.78%
15. Food Manufacturing 151 1.58%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 146 1.53%
17. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 135 1.41%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 127 1.33%
19. Other Transportation 112 1.17%
20. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 102 1.07%

Wilson Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 930 8.82%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 539 5.11%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 494 4.69%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 431 4.09%
5. Other Management Occupations 428 4.06%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 391 3.71%
7. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 359 3.41%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 337 3.20%
9. Vehicle Mechanics 318 3.02%
10. Other Material Moving Workers 297 2.82%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 268 2.54%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 264 2.50%
13. Other Construction Trades 261 2.48%
14. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 255 2.42%
15. Top Executives 249 2.36%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 234 2.22%
17. Construction Laborers 209 1.98%
18. Engineers 196 1.86%
19. Law Enforcement Workers 186 1.76%
20. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 167 1.58%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 680 7.11%
2. Secretaries and Admins 626 6.54%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 581 6.07%
4. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 429 4.48%
5. Cashiers 419 4.38%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 386 4.03%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 318 3.32%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 300 3.13%
9. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 299 3.12%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 277 2.89%
11. Registered Nurses 272 2.84%
12. Health Technologists and Technicians 265 2.77%
13. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 260 2.72%
14. Waiters and Waitresses 247 2.58%
15. Other Management Occupations 213 2.23%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 213 2.23%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 213 2.23%
18. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 211 2.20%
19. Child Care Workers 209 2.18%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 158 1.65%

Wilson Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 19,288 54.40%
15-35 hours 3,379 9.53%
1-14 hours 1,118 3.15%
No regular hours 11,671 32.92%

Wilson Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 476 2.44%
5 AM-5:29 AM 547 2.80%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 808 4.14%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,426 7.30%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,319 11.87%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,897 14.83%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 3,639 18.63%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,299 11.77%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 798 4.08%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 849 4.35%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 289 1.48%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 119 0.61%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,391 7.12%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,678 8.59%

Wilson Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 573 2.93%
5-9 3,653 18.70%
10-14 5,032 25.76%
15-19 4,169 21.34%
20-24 1,893 9.69%
25-29 538 2.75%
30-34 1,420 7.27%
35-39 202 1.03%
40-44 178 0.91%
45-59 720 3.69%
60-89 718 3.68%
At least 90 439 2.25%

Wilson Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 229 1.17% 15,629 80.01%
30-44 14 0.07% 1,786 9.14%
45-59 0 0.00% 720 3.69%
At least 60 47 0.24% 1,110 5.68%

Wilson Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 78 0.39%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,282 16.57%
 Car / truck / van, solo 15,375 77.63%
 Motorcycle 21 0.11%
 Other 213 1.08%
 Public transportation 290 1.46%
 Walked 276 1.39%
 Worked at home 270 1.36%

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Wilson Family Information

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Households (2000): 17,936 (44,229 people)
Families (2000): 11,936 (36,057 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,996
People at same address in 1995: 21,703

Wilson Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 3,233 17.98%
$10,000-$14,999 1,584 8.81%
$15,000-$19,999 1,279 7.11%
$20,000-$24,999 1,273 7.08%
$25,000-$29,999 1,258 7.00%
$30,000-$34,999 931 5.18%
$35,000-$39,999 1,038 5.77%
$40,000-$44,999 950 5.28%
$45,000-$49,999 887 4.93%
$50,000-$59,999 1,390 7.73%
$60,000-$74,999 1,471 8.18%
$75,000-$99,999 1,270 7.06%
$100,000-$124,999 562 3.13%
$125,000-$149,999 237 1.32%
$150,000-$199,999 300 1.67%
$200,000 or more 317 1.76%

Wilson Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 5,230 29.13%
 Family, 2 people 4,963 27.64%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 759 4.23%
 Family, 3 people 3,041 16.94%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 72 0.40%
 Family, 4 people 2,248 12.52%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 38 0.21%
 Family, 5 people 948 5.28%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 20 0.11%
 Family, 6 people 348 1.94%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 7 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 273 1.52%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 9 0.05%

Wilson Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 13,824 29.84%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,513 9.74%
Public Assistance 960 2.07%
Retirement 3,323 7.17%
Self Employment 1,330 2.87%
Social Security 5,012 10.82%
Supplemental Security 1,220 2.63%
Wage / Salary 13,521 29.18%
Other 2,626 5.67%

Wilson Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,244 55.89%
 With children under 18 3,350 44.11%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,329 8.07%
 Married 9,408 57.13%
 Never Married 5,260 31.94%
 Widowed 471 2.86%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,943 9.89%
 Married 9,544 48.58%
 Never Married 5,459 27.79%
 Widowed 2,698 13.73%

Wilson 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.


Wilson Education Information

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Wilson Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 4,050 11.86%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 6,720 19.68%
 High school diploma or equivalent 9,217 26.99%
 Some college, no degree 6,675 19.54%
 Associate degree 1,605 4.70%
 Bachelors degree 4,364 12.78%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,524 4.46%

Wilson Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 397 0.86% 336 0.73% 733 1.59%
Kindergarten 686 1.49% 71 0.15% 757 1.64%
Grades 1-4 2,586 5.60% 229 0.50% 2,815 6.10%
Grades 5-8 2,260 4.89% 231 0.50% 2,491 5.39%
Grades 9-12 2,593 5.62% 159 0.34% 2,752 5.96%
Undergrad college 1,241 2.69% 960 2.08% 2,201 4.77%
Graduate or professional school 196 0.42% 12 0.03% 208 0.45%
Total 9,959 21.57% 1,998 4.33% 11,957 25.90%

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Wilson Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $836,180,000
Retail sales (2002): $677,447,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $84,294,000
Wilson Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilson Public Benefits Information

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Wilson Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 35,026 78.78%
 Below Poverty Level 9,437 21.22%

Wilson 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.


Wilson Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 200

Wilson Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 5.080 0.368 0.147 3.117 8.712 0.049 19.732 46.187 5.767 71.735
2000 4.746 0.323 0.253 2.741 8.063 0.023 16.219 40.247 5.829 62.317
2001 4.827 0.576 0.022 2.967 8.392 0.089 14.393 38.972 3.233 56.686
2002 5.120 0.261 0.022 2.244 7.647 0.153 14.968 41.787 4.161 61.069
2003 2.997 0.391 0.043 1.890 5.322 0.152 11.990 36.665 3.997 52.651
2004 2.422 0.322 0.236 1.886 4.866 0.236 12.775 37.618 3.430 53.823
2005 3.511 0.169 0.085 1.163 4.928 0.169 11.865 26.882 2.009 40.757
2006 4.279 0.271 0.021 1.900 6.471 0.355 10.312 33.442 2.255 46.009
2007 5.385 0.105 0.105 1.341 6.935 0.419 10.330 36.520 2.053 48.903

Wilson Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 23 107
2005 19 109
2006 21 108
2007 22 111

Wilson Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 3,278
2000 3,055
2001 2,939
2002 3,154

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Wilson Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Wilson Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,822 14.77%
10-19 Years 6,553 14.19%
20-29 Years 6,360 13.77%
30-39 Years 6,544 14.17%
40-49 Years 6,912 14.97%
50-59 Years 4,945 10.71%
60-69 Years 3,492 7.56%
70-79 Years 3,035 6.57%
80-89 Years 1,290 2.79%
90+ Years 221 0.48%

Wilson Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,655 46.90%
 Female 24,519 53.10%

Wilson Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 21,397 46.34%
 Caucasian 20,758 44.96%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,310 7.17%
 Multiracial 323 0.70%
 Asian 243 0.53%
 Amerindian 94 0.20%
 Other Race 41 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 8 0.02%

Wilson Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 5,527 34.30%
2. English 3,139 19.48%
3. German 1,708 10.60%
4. Irish 1,550 9.62%
5. Scotch Irish 742 4.61%
6. Scottish 645 4.00%
7. Italian 480 2.98%
8. African 294 1.82%
9. European 253 1.57%
10. French Non-Basque 198 1.23%

Wilson Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 38,595 90.15%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,603 8.42%
3. Persian 88 0.21%
4. Arabic 85 0.20%
5. French 81 0.19%
6. Other Indic 66 0.15%
7. German 59 0.14%
8. Chinese 59 0.14%
9. Korean 31 0.07%
10. Japanese 24 0.06%

Wilson Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 43,089 93.52%
 Naturalized immigrant 557 1.21%
 Not a citizen 2,428 5.27%

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Wilson Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wilson Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27893 27895  
27894 27896