Population In Wilson, North Carolina

Population49310

In terms of political views, the Wilson population skews Democratic. The top religion in Wilson is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Wilson, North Carolina

  • Singles in Wilson 61.2%
  • Married Couples in Wilson 38.8%

Age Groups of People Living in Wilson, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 9.6%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 23.2%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 26.3%
  • 65+ year olds 17.5%

Race Diversity in Wilson, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Wilson, North Carolina is 28.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 10.4%
  • Whites 41.0%
  • Black or African Americans 48.6%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.6%
  • Asians 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 3.2%
  • Other 5.8%

The Religion of people living in Wilson, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Wilson, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Wilson, North Carolina is 6.8Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant39.3%
Catholic1.9%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.6%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.2%
No Religion58%

Industry and Occupation in Wilson, North Carolina

The top industry present in Wilson, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 34.0 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 8.5% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Wilson, North Carolina is 65.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.3%
  • Construction 5.4%
  • Manufacturing 16.5%
  • Wholesale trade 3.1%
  • Retail trade 12.9%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2.9%
  • Information 1.2%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7.6%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7.2%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 24.0%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.6%
  • Other services, except public administration 5.1%
  • Public administration 3.3%

The Occupation Diversity score in Wilson, North Carolina is 80.7.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 34.0%
  • Service occupations 16.5%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 8.5%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 19.6%

Average Educational level of people living in Wilson,North Carolina

51.6% of residents in Wilson, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 39.8% of residents in Wilson, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Wilson, North Carolina is 76.4.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 18.3%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30.1%
  • Some college or associate's degree 28.8%
  • Bachelor's degree 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree 7.3%