Winston-Salem, NC
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Winston-Salem 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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

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

Winston-Salem Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
246,328

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.48
5 To 17 17.24
18 To 24 11.51
25 To 34 14.27
35 To 54 24.72
55 To 64 11.85
65 Years And Over 13.92

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 34.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Winston-Salem 28083 24019.670847098823 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Winston-Salem 44311 20495.336258932908 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.7%

Employment Industries in Winston-Salem

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.8
Retail 11.5
Manufacturing 11.2
Education 10.0
Accommodation 8.1
Finance 5.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.7
Administration 5.4
Construction 5.3
Other 4.9
Transportation 3.7
Public Service 2.8
Wholesale 2.6

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 46.0
Black Or African American 34.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 14.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 9.8
English 8.2
Irish 7.0
Italian 2.6
Scottish 2.1
Scots-Irish 1.9
French 1.4
European 1.4
Polish 1.1
Dutch 1.1
African 0.6
British 0.6
Welsh 0.5
Norwegian 0.5
Greek 0.4
Swedish 0.4
Jamaican 0.3
French Canadian 0.3
Russian 0.2
Swiss 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 83.0
Spanish 13.2
Chinese 0.6
Langs. of India 0.5
Tagalog 0.4
African languages 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
French 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Vietnamese 0.1
Greek 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Persian 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Russian 0.1
Italian 0.1

Foreign Born Winston-Salem Residents:
9.9%