Winston-Salem, NC

Forsyth County

What you need to know about Winston-Salem, NC

With the motto “City of the Arts and Innovation” because of its dedication to fine arts and technological research, Winston-Salem is among the most progressive cities on the East Coast. Home to Wake Forest University, the city has a college-town feel with the amenities of a larger town. Residents have access to excellent healthcare led by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and its 11,000 employees, and Novant Health with its 8,000 employees. The city houses Hanes Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in North Carolina.

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Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Things to Do in Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem attractions include family-friendly parks and Science museum, as well has wineries for couples and individuals.
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Reynolda House Museum of American Art is a major attraction in Winston-Salem.
Top Employers in Winston-Salem, NC
A list of the major employers in Winston-Salem.

Population

234,469
Up by 4.60%
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Downtown Winston-Salem
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Nearby Cities

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Things to Do in Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem attractions include family-friendly parks and Science museum, as well has wineries for couples and individuals.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem, NC Don’t Miss Attraction: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Reynolda House Museum of American Art is a major attraction in Winston-Salem.

Housing

Homes Owned 55.71%
55.71% Complete
Homes Rented 44.29%
44.29% Complete

Real Estate

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Ready to move to Winston-Salem? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Winston-Salem.

Median Home Price

$139,700
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Winston-Salem rates.

Median Household Income

$40,480
Lower than the national average

Business

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Winston-Salem.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Winston-Salem.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete

Winston-Salem, NC's Livability Rankings

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Things to Do in Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem attractions include family-friendly parks and Science museum, as well has wineries for couples and individuals.
Winston-Salem, NC Don’t Miss Attraction: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Reynolda House Museum of American Art is a major attraction in Winston-Salem.