Living in Winston-Salem, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Winston-Salem SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Winston-Salem, NC Cost Of Living

93
Winston-Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Winston-Salem, North Carolina Info Snack

Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. With a 2015 estimated population of 241,218, it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the 5th-most populous city in North Carolina, and the 89th-most populous city in the United States. Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street, formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center.
Population
242,125
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
21.7%
Median Home
$144,400
Median Income
$44,311
Median Rent
$782

Winston-Salem, NC Photos

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Rankings for Winston-Salem in North Carolina

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Map Of Winston-Salem, NC

Population over time in Winston-Salem

Year Population % Change
2017 242,125 -
2016 0 -100.0%
2015 238,474 0.8%
2014 236,642 0.9%
2013 234,469 1.0%
2012 232,219 1.0%
2011 230,030 1.0%
2010 227,691 1.3%
2009 224,769 -

Race / Ethnicity in Winston-Salem

White
46.0% (111,302)
African American
34.3% (82,937)
American Indian
0.1% (360)
Asian
2.4% (5,845)
Hawaiian
0.1% (134)
Other
0.4% (1,037)
Two Or More
2.1% (5,135)
Hispanic
14.6% (35,375)
Race Winston-Salem NC USA
White 46.0% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 34.3% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.6% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.5% (2,306,814)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (1,577,152)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (2,906,662)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (2,884,729)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (3,591,693)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (4,095,392)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (2,545,784)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (2,270,089)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (812,804)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (1,221,374)
Income Winston-Salem NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Winston-Salem

Female
53.0% (128,358)
Male
47.0% (113,766)
Gender Winston-Salem NC USA
Female 53.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Winston-Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (12,106)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (16,948)
High School / GED
25.0% (60,531)
Some College
22.0% (53,267)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (16,948)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (48,425)
Master's Degree
9.0% (21,791)
Professional Degree
3.0% (7,263)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,842)
Education Winston-Salem NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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