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Winston-Salem, NC vs Rochester, NY

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Highlights
- Rochester is 0% more densely populated than Winston-Salem.
- People are 36.8% less likely to be married in Rochester.
- The Median Age is 3.6 years younger in Rochester.


People
 Winston-Salem, NCRochester, NYUnited States
 240,193209,463321,004,407
 53.0%51.3%50.8%
 47.0%48.7%49.2%
 35.331.737.8
 space3
 224,769211,977308,745,538
 185,776219,773285,036,114
 143,485231,636251,960,433
 29.3%-4.7%12.6%
 67.4%-9.6%27.4%
 space4
 1,812.15,856.590.9
 132.635.83,531,905.4
 1.21.4264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Winston-Salem, NCRochester, NYUnited States
 6.7%6.7%6.2%
 7.2%6.7%6.4%
 6.1%6.4%6.5%
 3.9%3.5%3.9%
 5.5%5.3%4.1%
 6.2%7.9%5.6%
 14.0%18.7%13.7%
 12.5%11.5%12.7%
 12.4%12.1%13.4%
 6.3%5.8%6.7%
 5.5%5.1%6.0%
 7.7%6.2%8.6%
 4.3%2.8%4.4%
 1.8%1.3%1.9%
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 Race
 Winston-Salem, NCRochester, NYUnited States
 45.9%36.8%61.5%
 34.3%38.5%12.3%
 2.2%3.2%5.3%
 0.3%0.2%0.7%
 0.1%0.0%0.2%
 0.4%0.3%0.2%
 1.9%3.2%2.3%
 14.9%17.8%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Winston-Salem, NCRochester, NYUnited States
 43.6%27.5%50.2%
     40.6%23.7%48.2%
     3.0%3.9%2.0%
 56.4%72.5%49.8%
     39.8%56.2%33.1%
     10.8%11.1%10.9%
     5.9%5.2%5.8%
 space5
 2.452.322.63
 94,10586,180118,825,921
 55,69541,73978,298,703
     28.8%15.1%31.1%
     37.2%25.7%42.3%
 38,41044,44140,527,218
     22.7%41.2%16.3%
     11.3%18.0%10.3%

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Reviews for Winston-Salem    25 Reviews
Beautiful and Quiet - 1/4/2020
I’ve lived here since 2008 and the community is beautiful and quiet. Convenient to everything and if you’re not a lazy person you can walk to Walmart, the bank,... Read More

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Progressive, artsy small city - 6/14/2018
I didn't fully appreciate WS until I left. I still have family and friends there, and when I visit (I've lived in various places, now in the midwest for about 20 years)... Read More

Not My Cup of Tea - 6/13/2018
I lived in W-S for 2 years while my husband was in grad school at Wake Forest. Our first apartment was on the bad side of town where there were strip clubs and bars on... Read More

Reviews for Rochester    71 Reviews
Great place if you can enjoy all seasons - 5/1/2019
Moved here for a job at a defense contractor in 2017. One Negative - you have to find a way to make the winter a positive - get the right gear and and outdoor winter... Read More

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if you do not like seeing the sun you will love it - 3/15/2019
I lived in Rochester for 10 years. It is like going to a frozen wasteland. To imagine living there and to simulate the conditions crawl into your freezer and close the... Read More

There’s a whole other world out there! - 4/28/2018
I lived in Rochester the majority of my life thus far. Then, 5 years ago, I moved to Syracuse and found it to be worse. So eventually I made my way to Seattle and now I... Read More

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ZIPS IN WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA
27106, 27107, 27105, 27127, 27103, 27104, 27101, 27040, 27109, 27110, 10 total
ZIPS IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
14609, 14621, 14620, 14611, 14607, 14615, 14619, 14610, 14613, 14605, 14 total

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