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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Winston-Salem is 250,320. Winston-Salem, North Carolina is the 90th largest city in the US.
Winston-Salem is located entirely in Forsyth County.
The current population of Winston-Salem (250,320) is it's peak population.
Winston-Salem has grown 23.7% since the 2000. Winston-Salem, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Winston-Salem is the 5th largest city in the state of North Carolina. The biggest city, Charlotte, is 3.5x bigger than Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem has a population density of 1,733.6 people per square mile.
|84||Fort Wayne, Indiana||265,974||4.7%|
|86||St. Petersburg, Florida||258,201||3.7%|
|90||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||250,320||23.7%|
|94||Boise City, Idaho||237,446||21.4%|
The total voting age population of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 171,652. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Winston-Salem are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Winston-Salem are 56.6% White, 34.9% Black, 2.8% Other, 2.8% Two or more races, 2.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 15.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Winston-Salem, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.0%. On a per-household basis, 15.3% of families are below the poverty line in Winston-Salem.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Winston-Salem residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.2% of Winston-Salem residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.5% have a bachelor's degree and 13.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Winston-Salem residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Winston-Salem is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Winston-Salem, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Winston-Salem is $45,750.
In Winston-Salem, 53.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.5% of housing units in Winston-Salem.
Of all the housing units in Winston-Salem, 7.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Winston-Salem, 18.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 20,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Winston-Salem is $806.
In Winston-Salem, 79.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.