Winston-Salem employment information

IndexWinston-SalemNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,800$25,608$28,555
Median household income$40,480$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,790$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,932$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$27,103$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,475$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level24.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Winston-Salem is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Winston-Salem is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Winston-Salem is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Winston-Salem is 54% higher than the national average.

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Winston-Salem median earnings by income bracket

Winston-Salem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%0.7%
Manufacturing sector14.2%0.3%
Financial & insurance services4.7%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%12.3%
Public administration2.9%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%1.9%
Education, health & social services16.5%43.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Lewisville, NC13,037$73,40337%
Advance, NC1,145$71,25033%
Germanton, NC872$69,82131%
Clemmons, NC19,101$66,68025%
Winston-Salem, NC234,469$40,48024%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hialeah, FL232,311$29,95944%
Garland, TX232,305$51,9973%
Lubbock, TX236,868$44,13917%
Glendale, AZ231,978$46,85512%
Reno, NV231,103$46,48913%
Winston-Salem, NC234,469$40,48024%
Source: The Winston-Salem, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.