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Kernersville is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 23,452 39th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 17.3 49th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,334.9 61st 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 83rd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 82nd 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 82nd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.6% 55th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.7% 57th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 77.8% 59th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.6% 87th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 61st 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 58th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 127th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 57th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 44th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 74.0% 61st 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.1% 54th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.5% 53rd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 10,951 37th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 36.4% 13th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 9,709 36th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.8% 73rd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $168,200 56th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 108th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $27,749 43rd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $51,583 49th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.9% 98th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kernersville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,703 32nd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $634,385 31st $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $28,084 34th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,382 38th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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