In 2018, Winston-Salem, NC had a population of 242k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $44,311. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Winston-Salem, NC grew from 240,193 to 242,125, a 0.804% increase and its median household income grew from $42,219 to $44,311, a 4.96% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (46%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Other (Hispanic) (3.03%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%). 0% of the households in Winston-Salem, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.3% of the residents in Winston-Salem, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Winston-Salem, NC are Wake Forest University (2,709 degrees awarded in 2019), Forsyth Technical Community College (1,563 degrees), and Winston-Salem State University (1,178 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Winston-Salem, NC was $144,400, and the homeownership rate was 53.6%. Most people in Winston-Salem, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Winston-Salem, NC was 2 cars per household.