Winston Salem, NC 27103 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 27103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winston Salem, NC 27103

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.069, Longitude -80.316
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,063
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,171
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,249
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,922

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

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  1. 27103 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27103 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Winston Salem, NC 27103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,105
Population in Households 35,824
Population in Familes 26,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 1,880
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $50,934
Average Household Income $64,776
Per Capita Income $29,130


Total Housing Units 18,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,838 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,288 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,185 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $161,599
Average Home Value $193,288


Total Households 16,126
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,834
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.94% 1.06%
Households 0.87% 1.01%
Families 0.66% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Winston Salem, NC 27103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27103 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 # 92 88th
Population Density # 56 93rd
Diversity Index # 66 92nd
Median Household Income # 270 65th
Per Capita Income # 195 75th

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