Winston Salem, NC 27101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winston Salem, NC 27101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.104, Longitude -80.215
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,554
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,113
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,867
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,246

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Winston Salem, NC 27101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,057
Population in Households 19,907
Population in Familes 13,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,150
Population Density2 1,868
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $29,159
Average Household Income $49,776
Per Capita Income $21,671


Total Housing Units 11,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,061 (27.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,584 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,615 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $142,017
Average Home Value $177,254


Total Households 9,645
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 4,288
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 1.54% 1.56%
Households 1.75% 2.17%
Families 1.35% 1.46%
Median Household Income   4.13%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Winston Salem, NC 27101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27101 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 162 79th
Population Density # 57 93rd
Diversity Index # 103 87th
Median Household Income # 743 4th
Per Capita Income # 538 31st

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