Yadkinville, NC

Yadkinville, situated in Yadkin County, is a town made up of 2.7 square miles.

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Yadkinville is the county seat of Yadkinville, as well as the largest town in the county. The town was founded in 1850 and was originally named Wilson. In 1852, the name was changed to Yadkinville. Yadkinville received its incorporation in 1857.  


The median resident age in Yadkinville is 38 years. The median estimated household income is about $38,000, making it about $12,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $18,000. The average price for a home in Yadkinville is about $132,000 (2016) which is $33,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Yadkinville is 60% White, 34% Hispanic, 2% Two or more races, and 4% other. 73% of the population are high school graduates, with 11% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 44% are married, 11% are divorced, 2% are separated, 15% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.

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Yadkin County

Yadkinville belongs to Yadkin County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, named after the Yadkin River, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Yadkin County has a population of 38,000 and its largest city Yadkinville, with a population of 3,000, is the county seat.

In 1850, the county was formed from part of Surry County.

Yadkin County borders Surry, Forsyth, Iredell, Davie, and Wilkes counties.

Yadkin County is made up of 338 square miles. 335 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.


The population of Yadkinville, NC is about 2,900. The population has been steadily increasing since the town was founded.


The elevation of Yadkinville, NC is three feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Yadkinville, NC is 27055.

Area Code

The area code for Yadkinville, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Yadkinville and Yadkin County have voted mostly Republican, with 79% going to Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 42% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 57% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Yadkinville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average. Construction, manufacturing, and warehousing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Yadkin Ripple and the Elkin Tribune are the primary newspapers that cover the Yadkin County area.


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