|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kernersville is 26,793. Kernersville, North Carolina is the 1,450th largest city in the US.
Parts of Kernersville are located within Forsyth County and Guilford County.
The current population of Kernersville (26,793) is it's peak population.
Kernersville has grown 42.1% since the 2000. Kernersville, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Kernersville has a population density of 1,334.9 people per square mile.
|1444||Garden City, Michigan||26,994||-10.2%|
|1445||South Portland, Maine||26,993||15.4%|
|1447||Chicago Heights, Illinois||26,905||-17.8%|
|1450||Kernersville, North Carolina||26,793||42.1%|
|1451||Oak Forest, Illinois||26,793||-5.0%|
|1452||Vernon Hills, Illinois||26,786||31.4%|
|1453||Palm Springs, Florida||26,780||63.1%|
|1455||Horn Lake, Mississippi||26,737||32.6%|
The total voting age population of Kernersville, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,344. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.4% of the residents of Kernersville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kernersville are 77.6% White, 13.9% Black, 3.6% Other, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.8% Asian, 0.8% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 12.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kernersville, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.5%. On a per-household basis, 8.7% of families are below the poverty line in Kernersville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.8% of Kernersville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Kernersville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.7% have a bachelor's degree and 9.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kernersville residents aged 5 and older, 14.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kernersville is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kernersville, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kernersville is $51,645.
In Kernersville, 53.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.0% of housing units in Kernersville.
Of all the housing units in Kernersville, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Kernersville, 29.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kernersville is $795.
In Kernersville, 83.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.