Winston Salem, NC 27106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winston Salem, NC 27106

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mount Tabor, NC 27106
Oldtown, NC 27106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 972
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,076
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,603
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.15, Longitude -80.323
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Winston Salem, NC 27106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 51,386
Daytime Population: Workers 16,610
Daytime Population: Residents 28,545
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,155
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 47,557
Population in Familes 35,991
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,829
Population Density2 1,723
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $50,678
Average Household Income $82,229
Per Capita Income $34,367


Total Housing Units 22,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,735 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,607 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,324 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $203,931
Average Home Value $284,271


Total Households 20,342
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 11,934
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.94% 0.87%
Households 0.78% 0.84%
Families 0.59% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Winston Salem, NC 27106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27106 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 97th
Population Density # 68 91st
Diversity Index # 96 88th
Median Household Income # 207 74th
Per Capita Income # 92 88th

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