Winston Salem, NC 27104 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27104: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winston Salem, NC 27104

Not Acceptable, USPS
Peace Haven Estates, NC 27104

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.096, Longitude -80.323
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 563
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,328
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,748
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,580

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

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Winston Salem, NC 27104 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,084
Population in Households 28,655
Population in Familes 21,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 429
Population Density2 2,458
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $63,508
Average Household Income $108,051
Per Capita Income $49,761


Total Housing Units 14,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,810 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,483 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,448 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $286,316
Average Home Value $360,531


Total Households 13,293
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 7,432
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 0.31% 0.43%
Households 0.28% 0.39%
Families 0.07% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Winston Salem, NC 27104 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27104 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 # 123 84th
Population Density # 35 96th
Diversity Index # 397 49th
Median Household Income # 87 89th
Per Capita Income # 26 97th

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