winston salem Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 9,576 7.5 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 36,476 28.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 32,422 25.6 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 29,056 22.9 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 19,306 15.2 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 107,557 84.8 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 40,080 31.6 % 31.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 239,273 - -
19 years old and under 65,718 27.5 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 84,411 35.3 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 57,064 23.8 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 32,080 13.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 186,291 85.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 30,422 14.0 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 274 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 39,440 42.2 % 33.2 %
Married 37,038 39.7 % 50.6 %
Separated 4,284 4.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 12,624 13.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 105,647 - -
Occupied Housing Units 95,771 90.7 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 9,876 9.3 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 64,571 61.1 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,496 4.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,919 1.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 4,896 4.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 8,669 8.2 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 11,292 10.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 7,873 7.5 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,931 1.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 12,612 11.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 13,923 13.2 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 16,333 15.5 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 18,180 17.2 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 18,947 17.9 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 8,087 7.7 % 13.1 %
Electric 58,603 55.5 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 5,977 5.7 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 29,213 27.7 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 957 0.9 % 4.2 %
Wood 488 0.5 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 233 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 300 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 132,782 56.7 % 75.7 %
African-American 82,167 35.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 434 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 4,363 1.9 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 14,394 6.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,869 53,657
Median Family Income 50,585 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 23,714 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 62.50 %
  • Temperature 88.03 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.77 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 13.6
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
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Unemployment Information
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