Winston-Salem, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
245,787
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$152,000
Median Income
$47,269
Median Rent
$827

Winston-Salem SnackAbility

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

Winston-Salem, NC Cost Of Living

94
Winston-Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Winston-Salem North Carolina National Average
Overall 94 95 100
Services 100 102 100
Groceries 100 100 100
Health 119 108 100
Housing 78 87 100
Transportation 101 96 100
Utilities 92 98 100

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Rankings for Winston-Salem in North Carolina

Map Of Winston-Salem, NC

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Population over time in Winston-Salem

Year Population % Change
2020 245,787 1.5%
2019 242,125 -
2018 0 -100.0%
2017 238,474 0.8%
2016 236,642 0.9%
2015 234,469 1.0%
2014 232,219 1.0%
2013 230,030 1.0%
2012 227,691 1.3%
2011 224,769 -

Race / Ethnicity in Winston-Salem

White
45.7% (112,394)
African American
33.3% (81,953)
American Indian
0.2% (450)
Asian
2.5% (6,042)
Hawaiian
0.1% (177)
Other
0.6% (1,447)
Two Or More
2.5% (6,224)
Hispanic
15.1% (37,100)
Race Winston-Salem NC USA
White 45.7% 62.6% 60.1%
African American 33.3% 21.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 2.5% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.1% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Winston-Salem

Female
53.2% (130,795)
Male
46.8% (114,992)
Gender Winston-Salem NC USA
Female 53.2% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.6% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
5.0% (12,289)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (17,205)
High School / GED
25.0% (61,446)
Some College
22.0% (54,073)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (17,205)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (49,157)
Master's Degree
9.0% (22,120)
Professional Degree
3.0% (7,373)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,915)
Education Winston-Salem NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.1% (2,237,780)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (1,386,528)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (2,675,618)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (2,770,513)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (3,749,478)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (4,126,512)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (2,977,856)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (2,543,325)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (925,539)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (1,185,545)
Income Winston-Salem NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 9.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 6.0% 8.3%

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