Winston-Salem, NC has a population of 238,474 and is the 87th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,800 per sq mi which is 894% higher than the North Carolina average and 1887% higher than the national average. The median age in Winston-Salem is 35 which is approximately 9% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Winston-Salem, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 58% of Winston-Salem residents were born in North Carolina, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.