Latest Data (2016)
Population 242,203
Nationwide Rank 89

Quick Facts

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is the 89th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is a city.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Winston-Salem had its largest population ever.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%
91 Irving, Texas 238,289 24.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 237,940 18.8%
93 Gilbert, Arizona 237,133 102.1%
94 Hialeah, Florida 236,387 4.5%
95 Garland, Texas 234,943 8.7%
96 Fremont, California 233,136 14.1%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 227,715 -0.2%
98 Richmond, Virginia 223,170 12.8%
99 Boise City, Idaho 223,154 14.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
41 Raleigh 458,880 58.1%
68 Greensboro 287,027 25.6%
78 Durham 263,016 39.2%
89 Winston-Salem 242,203 19.7%
110 Fayetteville 204,759 2.6%
158 Cary 162,320 66.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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