Winston Salem Nc Population 2017

Winston Salem Nc's estimated population is 241,218 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2015241,21811,6015.05%
2010229,61743,84123.60%
2000185,77642,29129.47%
1990143,48511,6008.80%
1980131,885-1,798-1.34%
1970133,68322,54820.29%
1960111,13523,32426.56%
195087,8117,99610.02%
194079,8154,5416.03%
193075,27426,87955.54%
192048,39525,695113.19%
191022,7009,00065.69%
190013,7003,00028.04%
189010,7006,600160.98%
18804,1003,700925.00%
18704000.00%

Winston Salem Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Two or More Races4,7541.97%
Some Other Race8,6853.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1060.04%
Asian4,6761.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native4170.17%
Black or African American81,59533.83%
White134,23655.65%

Population Pyramid

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Winston Salem Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
15,011
Houses With Mortgage
35,712
Vacancy Rate
11.4
Median Rent
724
Median Home Value
141,100
Renter-Occupied Units
42,544
Owner-Occupied Units
50,723
Total Housing Units
105,252

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Winston Salem Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7% and the labor force participation rate is 63.3%.

Winston Salem Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.6
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
14891
Male Householder (no wife) Families
4528
Married Couple Families
35486
Average Family Size
3.19
Average Household Size
2.43