menu






Real Estate Prices & Overview

North Winston median real estate price is $96,318, which is less expensive than 95.4% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 94.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in North Winston is currently $1,246, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

North Winston is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

North Winston real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the North Winston neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in North Winston. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Winston-Salem, the North Winston neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The North Winston neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 65.3% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.0% of the adult residents in the North Winston neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the North Winston neighborhood about it; they already know. 17.7% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the North Winston neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 46.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.8% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the North Winston neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the North Winston neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 14.4% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the North Winston neighborhood in Winston-Salem are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 65.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the North Winston neighborhood, 46.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 38.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.1%), and 6.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the North Winston neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (20.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the North Winston neighborhood in Winston-Salem, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (16.0%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report African roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (11.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in North Winston neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.4%) and 10.7% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Real Estate includes:
Average Home Values
Rental Market
Housing Market Details
Neighborhood Setting
Economics & Demographics include:
Lifestyle & Special Character
Household Types
Commute To Work
Migration & Mobility
Race & Ethnic Diversity
Employment Industries & Occupations
Income & Unemployment Rate
Higher Education Attainment
Crime includes:
Neighborhood Crime Index
Crimes Per Square Mile
Property Crime Comparison
Violent Crime Comparison
Schools include:
School Ratings
Schools In District
Public School Test Scores
School District Enrollment
Educational Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby