Winston Salem, North Carolina

Population 234,354

Winston Salem is located in Forsyth County, NC. The population is 234,354, making Winston Salem the largest city in Forsyth County and the 5th largest city in the state of North Carolina.

There are 64 public schools in Winston Salem with an average Homefacts rating of C+. , and there are 562 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Winston Salem is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Winston Salem property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Winston Salem include Winston Township, Middle Fork I Township and Middle Fork II Township.

Winston Salem Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.3%

Crime Rate

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Registered Offenders

15.04% Higher than national avg.
  • 562 offenders in Winston Salem
  • 23.98 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,092 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 9
  • Registered Polluters: 59
  • Superfunds: 31
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,993


Very High 4.6%
  • North Carolina unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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64 Public Schools view public schools

There are 64 K-12 public schools in Winston Salem, NC and 18 private schools. Homefacts rates Winston Salem's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

562 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$189,900 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $597
  • 1 Bedroom: $618
  • 2 Bedrooms: $769
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,047
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,271

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Environmental Hazards

2092 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (206/234)
    Winston Salem, NC has 88.03% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Winston Salem, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.62 Average
    Winston Salem, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.78°
  • February 42.43°
  • March 50.58°
  • April 59.95°
  • May 67.78°
  • June 76.97°
  • July 78.7°
  • August 77.36°
  • September 70.68°
  • October 59.25°
  • November 49.07°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Winston Salem, NC

Winston Salem, NC has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Winston Salem, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Winston Salem, NC has a high risk of hail storms.
Winston Salem, NC has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Winston Salem, NC: $42,605


Unemployment in Winston Salem is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.19%
White Collar - 60.81%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

City Representatives

  • Virginia Foxx
  • Alma Adams

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

98 FCC Towers view all

1 Police Station view all