Living in Winston-Salem means enjoying the best of what North Carolina has to offer at a pace that is perfect for individuals and families. Winston-Salem offers a unique blend of charm and sophistication, art and industry, recreation and competition.
Learn more about what makes Winston-Salem a special place in the Living area
of this website.
Workforce and Training
Part of what makes our area unique is the overall quality of our workforce. New or expanding businesses have little trouble meeting their staffing needs due to the availability of experienced managers, computer professionals, administrative, machine operators, assemblers, mechanics and general laborers.
Forsyth County Work Force Demographics
Median age of population (US Census)
% High school graduates, person 25 and over
% With bachelor’s degree or higher
% High school graduates continuing education (avg.)
North Carolina is dedicated to providing the finest technical and vocational programs in the country. Employers in North Carolina are fortunate to be able to tap into the resources of one of the largest and strongest state-supported community college systems in the nation. Customized packages are developed through the state’s industrial training program in conjunction with the employer and
Forsyth Technical Community College. The programs are generally offered at little or no cost to the employer.