Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
109,242
1.67% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
3.13% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.6%
4.62% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,516
3.24% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$205,400
20.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
45,394
1.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC had a population of 109k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $51,516. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC grew from 107,443 to 109,242, a 1.67% increase and its median household income grew from $49,897 to $51,516, a 3.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.75%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.13%).

13.7% of the households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are Wake Forest University (2,979 degrees awarded in 2022), Empire Beauty School-Winston-Salem (11 degrees), and Carolina Christian College (3 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was $205,400, and the homeownership rate was 53.4%.

Most people in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 109k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.9% of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (8.63k people).

In 2022, there were 1.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.29k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are Spanish (10,718 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (672 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (455 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,322
Women
52.5%
51,885
Men
47.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 109,207 inhabitants, with 47.5% men, and 52.5% women.

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Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
94.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    47.1k ± 1.85k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41.9k ± 2.12k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.29k ± 1.32k
13.2%
Hispanic Population
14.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.29k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.2% of the people in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are hispanic (14.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,299 ± 1,389 people
  2. El Salvador
    831 ± 705 people
  3. China
    506 ± 551 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 3,299 Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC residents, followed by El Salvador with 831 and China with 506.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.63k people
8.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.89k people

As of 2022, 7.9% of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC residents (8.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was 8.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,718 households (10.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    672 households (0.649%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    455 households (0.44%)

13.7% of the households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 10.4% of the households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,911 ± 376
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    481 ± 184
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    477 ± 143

Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC employs 45.4k people. The largest industries in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,778 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,113 people), and Construction (2,792 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($196,007), Legal services ($170,359), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($160,895).

Males in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,860. The income inequality in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.546, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,727
Women
49.7%
22,009
Men
50.3%

The workforce of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 43,736 people, with 49.7% woman, and 50.3% men.

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Occupations

45.4k
2022 Value
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.99%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 44.5k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, are Customer service representatives (1,354 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,232 people), and Cashiers (1,149 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.4k
2022 Value
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.99%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 44.5k employees to 45.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,778 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,113 people), and Construction (2,792 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,243
Median earning men ± $2,414
$32,541
Median earning women ± $2,685

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,492), Public Administration ($59,205), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,219).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,445), Public Administration ($48,011), and Information ($39,269).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC awarded 2,993 degrees. The student population of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,922 male students and 5,168 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are White (1,884 and 73.1%), followed by Black or African American (226 and 8.77%), Hispanic or Latino (209 and 8.11%), and Asian (131 and 5.08%).

The largest universities in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Wake Forest University (2,979 and 99.5%), Empire Beauty School-Winston-Salem (11 and 0.368%), and Carolina Christian College (3 and 0.1%).

The most popular majors in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC are Management Science (217 and 7.25%), General Business Administration & Management (214 and 7.15%), and Law (204 and 6.82%).

The median tuition cost in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $34,306.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 21.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,090 (43.1% men and 56.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,090 students enrolled in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, 43.1% men and 56.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,690 records, of which 57.4% were women and 42.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 133 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 147 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was General Political Science & Government with 133 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,979 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wake Forest University with 2,979 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,359 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC, which is 0.832 times less than the 1,634 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,884 degrees mean that there were 8.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 226 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($34,306) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,223) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,150) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.869% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.989% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (22.2k), Some college (18.4k), and Bachelors Degree (16.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was $205,400 in 2022, which is 0.729 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $170,900 to $205,400, a 20.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC is 53.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC is $51,516. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$205,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,268
$22,889
Median Property Taxes
±$1,096

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Rent vs Own

53.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.4% of the housing units in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

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Household Income

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$51,516
Median Household Income
± $2,641
42.8k
Number of Households
± 1,770

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.8k households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC grew to $51,516 from the previous year's value of $49,897.

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Wage Distribution

0.546
2022 Wage GINI in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC
0.536
2021 Wage GINI in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was 0.546 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.85% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.1%)
  3. Carpooled (9.28%)

In 2022, 75.5% of workers in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.1%) and those who carpooled to work (9.28%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.98% of the workforce in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC (19.4k out of 105k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Health

89.4% of the population of Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 43.5% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.824% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.4% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.6% were men and 54.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
43.5%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.824%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winston-Salem City (North) PUMA, NC declined by 6.55% from 11.4% to 10.6%.

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