Latest Data (2017)
Population 244,605
Nationwide Rank 89

Quick Facts

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is the 89th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is a city.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Winston-Salem had its largest population ever.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%
83 Lubbock, Texas 253,888 26.7%
84 Chandler, Arizona 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 249,950 22.3%
86 Reno, Nevada 248,853 35.2%
87 Glendale, Arizona 246,709 11.2%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 244,703 4.4%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 244,605 20.9%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 242,975 105.9%
91 Gilbert, Arizona 242,354 106.5%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 240,397 20.0%
93 Irving, Texas 240,373 25.2%
94 Hialeah, Florida 239,673 5.9%
95 Garland, Texas 238,002 10.1%
96 Fremont, California 234,962 15.0%
97 Richmond, Virginia 227,032 14.8%
98 Boise City, Idaho 226,570 15.8%
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225,374 -1.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
41 Raleigh 464,758 60.1%
68 Greensboro 290,222 27.0%
77 Durham 267,743 41.7%
89 Winston-Salem 244,605 20.9%
109 Fayetteville 209,889 5.2%
157 Cary 165,904 70.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 244,605 89
2016 242,203 89
2015 241,218 88
2014 239,269 87
2013 236,441 86
2012 234,349 85
2011 231,829 85
2010 229,617 83
2009 229,828 84
2008 227,834 84
2007 223,532 85
2006 220,126 84
2005 216,961 85
2004 213,463 85
2003 210,731 87
2002 207,556 86
2001 205,210 87
2000 202,198 87
1990 167,254 106