Kernersville Area Information

Kernersville Area Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kernersville Area, NC

General Kernersville Area Information

State: North Carolina

County: Forsyth County

Close cities: High Point, NC, Belews Creek, NC, Walkertown, NC, Colfax, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, Kernersville Area, NC, Walnut Cove, NC, Oak Ridge, NC

Kernersville Area Population (census data)
Total 18,899
Male 9,108 (48.2%)
Female 9,791 (51.8%)

Population Density: 1,562 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.1 (US Avg is 100)

Kernersville Area Elevation: 1,023 feet above sea level

Land Area: 12.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,010

Zip Codes: 27284, and 27285.

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Kernersville Area Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (15.0%)
  • German (13.8%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • Italian (3.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 1,349 people (7.1%)
  • Latin America (71.6%)
  • Asia (17.6%)
  • Europe (10.8%)

Local Kernersville Area Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Wake Forest University, High Point University

Kernersville Area School Information

High Schools
East Forsyth High (2500 W Mountain Street, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
East Forsyth High School AOF (2500 West Mountain Street, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools District)
R B Glenn High (1600 Union Cross Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Middle Schools
East Forsyth Middle (4690 Old Hollow Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Kernersville Middle (110 Brown Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Southeast Middle (1200 Old Salem Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Cash Elementary (4700 Old Hollow Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Kernersville Elementary (512 W Mountain Street, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Piney Grove Elementary (1500 Piney Grove Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Sedge Garden Elementary (475 Sedge Garden Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)
Union Cross Elementary (4300 High Point Road, Kernersville Area, NC, 27284 - Forsyth County Schools District)

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