Statewide Claims to Fame

Winston-Salem is 4th in North Carolina out of 123 other cities in Retail sales

Winston-Salem is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

Winston-Salem is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

Winston-Salem is 5th in North Carolina out of 121 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Winston-Salem is 5th in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

Winston-Salem is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Households

Winston-Salem is 6th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Winston-Salem is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Winston-Salem, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 234,349 5th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 132.4 4th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,733.6 32nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 50th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.6% 65th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.5% 87th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.5% 79th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.7% 51st 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 51.2% 119th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 34.7% 33rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 94th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 54th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 41st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 43rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.7% 14th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.1% 120th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.0% 55th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.0% 22nd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 103,974 4th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.8% 22nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 90,245 5th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.7% 77th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $141,700 83rd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 80th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $24,728 64th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $41,228 81st $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.6% 49th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Winston-Salem Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 18,081 5th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,886,045 4th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,385 74th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $508,130 6th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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