In 2019, Winston-Salem, NC had a population of 244k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $45,750. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Winston-Salem, NC grew from 242,125 to 244,115, a 0.822% increase and its median household income grew from $44,311 to $45,750, a 3.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.2%), White (Hispanic) (10.9%), Other (Hispanic) (2.58%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%). 0% of the households in Winston-Salem, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.6% 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 2019, the median property value in Winston-Salem, NC was $147,900, and the homeownership rate was 53.5%. Most people in Winston-Salem, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Winston-Salem, NC was 2 cars per household.