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Winston-Salem INFORMATION

Population: 202,209

Male 47% Female 52%
Married 51%
Single 48%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Winston-Salem has a very low population density. Winston-Salem is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,858 Winston-Salem
27,441 New York

City Info

Winston-Salem, NC is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Winston-Salem has a population density of 1,858, with 202,209 current residents.

Out of the 202,209 current residents, 47% are male and 52% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 48% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 59% Sun
  • 45% Rain
  • 9% Snow

Condition

57°F average temperature

  • 35 years Median home age
  • $115,240 Median home price
  • -1.86% Home appreciation rate
  • 8.46% Annual property tax
  • 51.3%
    Homes owned
  • 39.2%
    Homes rented
  • 9.4%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Winston-Salem, the air quality is 38% and the weather, on average, is 59% sunny, 45% rainy, and 9% snowy. The average temperature is 57°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Winston-Salem, you should know that 51.3% of homes are owned while 39.2% of homes are rented, and 9.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $115,240, the median age of homes is 35 years, the annual home appreciation is -1.86% and the annual property tax is 8.46%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    6
  • Average age

    36
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Winston-Salem, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Winston-Salem’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Winston-Salem is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.83% Democratic, 44.35% Republican, and 0.83% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

9%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:15

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    13.5%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    24.8%
  • Service Occupations
    15.6%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    16.5%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    7.4%
  • 80%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 19%
    Bachelors degree
  • 11%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Winston-Salem, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.00% of residents are unemployed in Winston-Salem (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Winston-Salem residents: 13.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.15% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.6% are in the customer service field, 24.8% are in the sales field, 0.15% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 80.20%, 5.04% of residents have an associate’s degree, 19.15% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.79% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Winston-Salem, you should be aware that the average commute time is 22 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Winston-Salem have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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