Winston Salem, NC 27127 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27127: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Winston Salem, NC 27127

Not Acceptable, USPS
Waughtown, NC 27127

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Forsyth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.047, Longitude -80.265
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27127 has segments in 2 Counties (Davidson, Forsyth).

  • Businesses Addresses: 660
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,206
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,059
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,147

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

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Winston Salem, NC 27127 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,639
Daytime Population: Workers 8,508
Daytime Population: Residents 19,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,609
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 36,264
Population in Familes 28,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 375
Population Density2 1,288
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $46,122
Average Household Income $60,283
Per Capita Income $24,484


Total Housing Units 16,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,733 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,094 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,212 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $132,790
Average Home Value $156,755


Total Households 14,827
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,289
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 1.45% 1.43%
Households 1.33% 1.4%
Families 1.2% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Winston Salem, NC 27127 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27127 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 # 87 89th
Population Density # 88 89th
Diversity Index # 50 94th
Median Household Income # 309 61st
Per Capita Income # 322 59th

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