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Population (year 2000): 17,126. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,361 (+24.7% change)
Males: 8,254 (48.2%), Females: 8,872 (51.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $41,520 (year 2000)
Median house value: $131,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Kernersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Hispanic (7.4%)
  • Other race (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (15.0%), German (13.8%), English (11.5%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).North Carolina

Elevation: 1023 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles

Kernersville,

For population 25 years and over in Kernersville

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kernersville town

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

7.9% Foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,082 (+42.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Point, NC (11.6 miles High pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (18.2 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (432.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (6.6 miles Walkertown, Ridge, NC (7.7 miles Oak NC (10.8 miles Stokesdale, Point, NC (11.6 miles High NC Winston-Salem, (12.3 miles NC (12.9 miles Jamestown, Cove, NC Walnut (13.1 miles NC Summerfield, (14.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 131 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1999: 206 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2000: 244 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2001: 238 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 272 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2003: 283 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2004: 273 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2005: 233 buildings, average cost: $122,300

Latitude: 36.12 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Area code: 336


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.7%), Educational,health and social services (15.2%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,056 (+23.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,584 (28.8%)

Crime in Kernersville (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (23.0 per 100,000)
  • 22 robberies (126.3 per 100,000)
  • 69 assaults (396.2 per 100,000)
  • 184 burglaries (1056.4 per 100,000)
  • 1,078 thefts (6189.4 per 100,000)
  • 34 auto thefts (195.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 471.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Kernersville (2002):
  • 1 murder (5.6 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (22.6 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (84.7 per 100,000)
  • 66 assaults (372.8 per 100,000)
  • 177 burglaries (999.8 per 100,000)
  • 942 thefts (5321.1 per 100,000)
  • 45 auto thefts (254.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 431.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Kernersville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kernersville,

Kernersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Kernersville city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1985, a category 3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chris Oliver - College basketball player (Radford Highlanders), Ricky Hickman - College basketball player (NC Greensboro Spartans), Turner Battle - College basketball player (Buffalo Bulls).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kernersville:
  • NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST HOSPITALS (about 11 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • HIGH POINT REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HIGH POINT, NC)
  • AMOS COTTAGE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kernersville:
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 10 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 61 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kernersville:
  • DS BUTLER FARM AND AIRFIELD (about 8 miles; OAK RIDGE, NC; ID: N83)
  • MEADOW BROOK FIELD (about 14 miles; WALNUT COVE, NC; ID: N63)
  • AIR HARBOR (about 20 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: W88)

Amtrak stations near Kernersville:
  • 12 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: GREENSBORO (2603 OAKLAND AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 12 $31,209 $31,209 1 $108
Parks and Recreation 9 $16,204 $21,605 1 $1,089
Solid Waste Management 20 $43,084 $25,850 0 $0
Streets and Highways 25 $68,880 $33,062 1 $742
Financial Administration 4 $14,043 $42,129 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 53 $153,796 $34,821 0 $0
Police - Other 16 $37,647 $28,235 0 $0
Firefighters 59 $165,027 $33,564 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,690 $32,280 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $40,538 $44,223 0 $0
Totals for Government 210 $573,118 $32,749 3 $1,939
College/University in Kernersville:
  • DUDLEY COSMETOLOGY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 75; Location: 900 E MOUNTAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kernersville:
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 5 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 21 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
Public high schools in Kernersville:
  • EAST FORSYTH HIGH (Students: 1,808; Location: 2500 W MOUNTAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • R B GLENN HIGH (Students: 1,629; Location: 1600 UNION CROSS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Kernersville:
  • KERWIN BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 212; Location: 4520 OLD HOLLOW ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kernersville:
  • KERNERSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 1,258; Location: 110 BROWN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHEAST MIDDLE (Students: 1,196; Location: 1200 OLD SALEM ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • UNION CROSS ELEMENTARY (Students: 944; Location: 4300 HIGH POINT ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SEDGE GARDEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 944; Location: 475 SEDGE GARDEN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KERNERSVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 920; Location: 512 W MOUNTAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINEY GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 756; Location: 1500 PINEY GROVE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CASH ELEMENTARY (Students: 643; Location: 4700 OLD HOLLOW ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Kernersville:
  • BROOKSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 736 PINEY GROVE RD; Grades: UG - UG)

Shopping Centers: Kerner Village Shopping Center (1), Charleston Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Kernersville include: Sunlight Church (A), Kernersville Church (B), Peoples Church (C).

Cemetery: Kernersville Memorial Gardens (1).

Reservoirs: Walkers Lake (A), Upper Angel Lake (B), Joyners Lake (C), Lower Angel Lake (D), Crawfords Lake (E).

Creek: Smith Creek (A).


Kernersville compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kernersville:
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WOKX (1590 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WSMX (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA, INC. T/A WSMX RADIO)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPIP (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: BEREAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kernersville:
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSNC (90.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNAA (90.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: NC AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQFS (90.9 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: GUILFORD COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Kernersville:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

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