Winston-Salem by the Numbers
Our city’s data and statistics do more than just present surface-level information – these numbers tell a story. Our growing number of educated workers suggests an imminent boom in the regional talent pool, while the young median age of 35 suggests this talent is young and eager to thrive in Winston-Salem. Our major employers paint a picture of diverse industry sectors, from healthcare to financial services. This community encompasses everyone from student to CEO, and this data is crucial in learning more about who we are.
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of the population in Winston-Salem have an Associate’s degree or higher
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Stats & Demographics
The total population of Winston-Salem is 248,606. Find more of Winston-Salem’s demographic data here.
Looking for a list of the top employers in Forsyth County? View our Major Employers page to view the largest employers across all industries.
42% of the population in Winston-Salem have an Associate’s degree or higher. Find more data about Winston-Salem’s educated workforce here.
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