Quick Facts

 

Population

 
  • Wilkes: 10,282
  • Rayle: 199
  • Tignall: 546
  • Washington: 4,134
 
  • 43.1% Black
  • 55.1% White
  • 2% Hispanic
 
  • 23 people per square mile
  • 24%: Age 18 OR younger
  • 17.1%: AGE 65 OR OLDER
 

Employment

 

Largest Employers, 2012:

  • Hollander Home Fashions Corporation
  • Pliant Corporation
  • Wilkes-Wills Memorial Hospital

Employment Sector:

  • 30.2% Goods Producing
  • 44.3% Service Producing
  • 25.5% Government

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