Living in Winston-Salem, NC

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Winston-Salem, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
244,115
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$147,900
Median Income
$45,750
Median Rent
$806

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

93
Winston-Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Winston-Salem North Carolina National Average
Overall 93 95 100
Services 100 101 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 121 108 100
Housing 77 85 100
Transportation 91 94 100
Utilities 94 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
2019 244,115 0.8%
2018 242,125 -
2017 0 -100.0%
2016 238,474 0.8%
2015 236,642 0.9%
2014 234,469 1.0%
2013 232,219 1.0%
2012 230,030 1.0%
2011 227,691 1.3%
2010 224,769 -

Race / Ethnicity in Winston-Salem

White
45.7% (111,489)
African American
34.2% (83,602)
American Indian
0.2% (433)
Asian
2.5% (6,104)
Hawaiian
0.1% (128)
Other
0.2% (606)
Two Or More
2.1% (5,188)
Hispanic
15.0% (36,565)
Race Winston-Salem NC USA
White 45.7% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 34.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.0% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Winston-Salem

Female
53.1% (129,523)
Male
46.9% (114,592)
Gender Winston-Salem NC USA
Female 53.1% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
5.0% (12,205)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (17,088)
High School / GED
25.0% (61,028)
Some College
21.0% (51,264)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (17,088)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (51,264)
Master's Degree
9.0% (21,970)
Professional Degree
3.0% (7,323)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,882)
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 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 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
9.6% (2,337,624)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (1,411,623)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (2,874,406)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (2,911,939)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (3,499,109)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (4,125,355)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (2,724,785)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (2,397,009)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (875,098)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (1,254,548)
Income Winston-Salem NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 5.4% 7.7%

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