Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
131,477
0.518% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
2.35% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.1%
5.99% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,950
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$175,900
18.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
59,444
0.258% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC had a population of 131k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $53,950. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC declined from 132,162 to 131,477, a −0.518% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,994 to $53,950, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.53%), Other (Hispanic) (6.23%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.67%).

22.1% of the households in Winston-Salem City (South) 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.

91.8% of the residents in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are Forsyth Technical Community College (1,987 degrees awarded in 2022), Winston-Salem State University (1,131 degrees), and University of North Carolina School of the Arts (276 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was $175,900, and the homeownership rate was 53.8%.

Most people in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 131k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.4% of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (16.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.66 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.6k people) in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.58k 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 (South) PUMA, NC are Spanish (21,370 households), Arabic (824 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (678 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
69,359
Women
53.4%
60,541
Men
46.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 129,900 inhabitants, with 46.6% men, and 53.4% women.

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Citizenship

91.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.8% of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    60.6k ± 2.12k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.5k ± 1.63k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.58k ± 1.4k
19.6%
Hispanic Population
25.8k people

In 2022, there were 1.66 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.6k people) in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.58k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.6% of the people in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are hispanic (25.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,124 ± 2,015 people
  2. El Salvador
    1,238 ± 860 people
  3. India
    950 ± 754 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 7,124 Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC residents, followed by El Salvador with 1,238 and India with 950.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.3k people
11.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.5k people

As of 2022, 12.4% of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC residents (16.3k 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 (South) PUMA, NC was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,370 households (17.3%)
  2. Arabic
    824 households (0.665%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    678 households (0.547%)

22.1% of the households in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher 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 (South) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 17.3% of the households in Winston-Salem City (South) 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
    1,809 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,083 ± 300
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    707 ± 226

Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC employs 59.4k people. The largest industries in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,611 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,391 people), and Construction (4,096 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($185,496), Administration of environmental quality & housing programs ($122,741), and Legal services ($94,952).

Males in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,099. The income inequality in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,982
Women
52.6%
27,909
Men
47.4%

The workforce of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 58,891 people, with 52.6% woman, and 47.4% men.

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Occupations

59.4k
2022 Value
−0.258%
1 Year decline
± −0.258%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.258%, from 59.6k employees to 59.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, are Customer service representatives (2,033 people), Cashiers (1,806 people), and Registered nurses (1,284 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.4k
2022 Value
−0.258%
1 Year decline
± −0.258%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.258%, from 59.6k employees to 59.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,611 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,391 people), and Construction (4,096 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Winston-Salem City (South) 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

$41,567
Median earning men ± $1,736
$32,993
Median earning women ± $1,388

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,375), Public Administration ($65,900), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($57,563), Public Administration ($54,248), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,962).

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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.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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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 (South) PUMA, NC awarded 3,843 degrees. The student population of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,160 male students and 10,557 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are White (1,750 and 46.6%), followed by Black or African American (1,239 and 33%), Hispanic or Latino (411 and 10.9%), and Unknown (176 and 4.69%).

The largest universities in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Forsyth Technical Community College (1,987 and 51.7%), Winston-Salem State University (1,131 and 29.4%), and University of North Carolina School of the Arts (276 and 7.18%).

The most popular majors in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (434 and 11.3%), Registered Nursing (326 and 8.48%), and Information Technology (186 and 4.84%).

The median tuition costs in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC are $21,550 for private four year colleges, and $4,949 and $18,894 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 15,717 (32.8% men and 67.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 15,717 students enrolled in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, 32.8% men and 67.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 6,278 records, of which 72.7% were women and 27.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 96 degrees awarded
  2. 81 degrees awarded
  3. 213 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,987 degrees awarded
  2. 1,131 degrees awarded
  3. 276 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Forsyth Technical Community College with 1,987 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,426 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC, which is 0.59 times less than the 2,417 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 1,750 degrees mean that there were 1.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,239 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 ($21,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,883) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.64% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.657% 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 (South) PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.9k), Some college (22k), and Bachelors Degree (18.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was $175,900 in 2022, which is 0.624 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $148,200 to $175,900, a 18.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC is 53.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Winston-Salem City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, NC is $53,950. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Winston-Salem City (South) 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

$175,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,167
$28,682
Median Property Taxes
±$1,521

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Rent vs Own

53.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.8% of the housing units in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.1%.

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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 (South) 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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$53,950
Median Household Income
± $1,890
53.3k
Number of Households
± 2,182

In 2022, the median household income of the 53.3k households in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC grew to $53,950 from the previous year's value of $48,994.

The following chart displays the households in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.435
2022 Wage GINI in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC
0.434
2021 Wage GINI in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.431% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.2%)

In 2022, 73.9% of workers in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (10.2%).

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Winston-Salem City (South) 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 (South) 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 (South) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC (24.2k out of 126k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.4% of the population of Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 42.5% on employee plans, 20.3% on Medicaid, 9.99% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.07% 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% under 18 years, 25.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
42.5%
Employer Coverage
20.3%
Medicaid
9.99%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winston-Salem City (South) PUMA, NC grew by 1.11% from 13.4% to 13.6%.

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