With a population of 21,134 , North Wilkesboro, North Carolina is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which doesn't provide you with too many options to choose from. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received a top-notch city grade of A-. North Wilkesboro is ranked as one of the top 500 cities in the nation. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the country. The best part of this city's strong report card was its nursing homes' inspection scores. We discuss inspections in the next section
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in North Wilkesboro performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection ratings are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, the city also really excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it an A. Rounding out its phenomenal report card, we gave North Wilkesboro grades of A- and B for our long-term care and nursing areas respectively.