Winston-Salem, NC : What you need to know

With the motto “City of the Arts and Innovation” because of its dedication to fine arts and technological research, Winston-Salem is among the most progressive cities on the East Coast. Home to Wake Forest University, the city has a college-town feel with the amenities of a larger town. Residents have access to excellent healthcare led by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and its 11,000 employees, and Novant Health with its 8,000 employees. The city houses Hanes Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in North Carolina.


Winston-Salem, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 236642
Latest Population Increase 98.76
Median age 34.6
Median Household Income $39882
Median Home Price $141100
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Winston-Salem, NC Rankings

Winston-Salem, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 46.8%
  Population Women 53.2%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.2
In Winston-Salem

 
282% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Winston-Salem

Median Population

Median age 34.6
Age 18 Over 75.7
Age 21 Over 70.2
Age 62 Over 16
Age 65 Over 13

Race

  Ethnicity White 57.2%
  Ethnicity Black 34.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 15.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 3.7%

Economics

  Median Household Income 39882
  Median Home Price 141100
  Homes Owned 45.6
  Homes Rent 54.4
  Median Property Rent 724

Language

  English Only 82.7
  English Other 17.3
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 20 MINUTES
in Winston-Salem

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Winston-Salem

Commute Types

  Walked 2.2
  Worked at Home 4.6
  Public Transportation 1.9
  Other Means 1.9
  Drove Alone 81.8
  Carpooled 7.6

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WALK SCORE
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