Kernersville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Kernersville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
24,660

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.7%
5 - 17:
14.3%
18 - 24:
8.5%
25 - 34:
13.5%
35 - 54:
27.6%
55 - 64:
12.9%
Over 65 Years:
17.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
3.7%
3.7%
High School Graduates
89.2%
89.2%
College Graduated
31.7%
31.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Kernersville
$32,647
$32,647
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Kernersville
$51,645
$51,645
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.2%

Employment Industries in Kernersville

 
Retail
14.2%
14.2%
Healthcare
13.2%
13.2%
Manufacturing
12.3%
12.3%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Construction
8.2%
8.2%
Accommodation
8.1%
8.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.3%
6.3%
Administration
6.0%
6.0%
Finance
4.5%
4.5%
Transportation
4.2%
4.2%
Other
3.8%
3.8%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
68.2%
68.2%
Black or African American
13.7%
13.7%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
12.3%
12.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.3%
3.3%
Asian
1.8%
1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
10.8%
10.8%
German
10.6%
10.6%
Irish
9.2%
9.2%
Italian
3.2%
3.2%
Scots-Irish
2.9%
2.9%
Scottish
2.4%
2.4%
French
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.6%
1.6%
British
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Finnish
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Ukrainian
0.3%
0.3%
Swiss
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
85.2%
85.2%
Spanish
11.6%
11.6%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Native American languages
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Kernersville Residents:
9.6%