Social Capital Community Benchmark Study
Community Highlights For Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, North Carolina

[Community Highlights] [Success Stories] [Press Release]

Sponsor:
The Winston-Salem Foundation

Media Contact:
Scott F. Wierman, President
The Winston-Salem Foundation
860 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-725-2382
scott.wierman@wsfoundation.org
Web address: www.wsfoundation.org

Sample Size:
750

Survey area:
Forsyth County, North Carolina

Community type:
Mix of medium-sized city and suburban

Population:
288,810
(Population Estimates Program, U. S. Census Bureau)

Ethnicity:
White - total 73.5%
White - non-Hispanic 72.0 %
Black - 25.2%
Asian - 1.1%
Hispanic - 1.7%*
Native-American - 0.2%

*significant undercount
(Population Estimates Program, U. S. Census)

Age:
0-4 6.7%
5-17 16.6%
18-24 9.0%
25-44 31.5%
45-64 22.8%
65+ 13.3%
(Population Estimates Program, U. S. Census)

Additional Information:
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County is the The Winston-Salem Foundation's primary service area