Statistics

Founding

The City was founded as Winston in 1851 and later became known as Winston-Salem on May 9, 1913.

Demographics

2010 Census Information

  • Median household income - $37,000 per year
  • Population - about 242,000 (2016 estimate from US Census Bureau)
  • Property tax rate - 58.5 cents per $100 of value (2016 to 2017 Fiscal Year)
  • Weather average temperatures - Between 40 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit (58 degrees Fahrenheit average)
  • Size - About 132.4 square miles
    • Winston-Salem is in Forsyth County, in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, and is the fourth-largest city in North Carolina

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