Wilkes County

Health and Health Care in Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkesboro, NC, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Wilkes County ranks 63 for health outcomes 50 for health factors, and 37 for healthy behaviors in NC.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Wilkesboro, NC residents stack up against other areas in NC in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Wilkesboro, NC Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Wilkes County, NC


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Wilkes County in NORTH CAROLINA

Health Outcomes Rank
for Wilkes County in NORTH CAROLINA

Health Factors Rank
for Wilkes County in NORTH CAROLINA