Kernersville, North Carolina

Population In Kernersville, North Carolina

Population24876

In terms of political views, the Kernersville population skews Democratic. The top religion in Kernersville is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Kernersville, North Carolina

  • Singles in Kernersville 52.7%
  • Married Couples in Kernersville 47.3%

Age Groups of People Living in Kernersville, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 9.8%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 25.9%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 26.9%
  • 65+ year olds 17.1%

Race Diversity in Kernersville, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Kernersville, North Carolina is 26.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 11.3%
  • Whites 76.8%
  • Black or African Americans 14.9%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.8%
  • Asians 1.7%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.1%
  • Multi 2.8%
  • Other 2.9%

The Religion of people living in Kernersville, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Kernersville, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Kernersville, North Carolina is 13.1Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant48.0%
Catholic4.3%
Orthodox0.3%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.9%
Jewish0.2%
Muslim0.4%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.2%
No Religion45.7%

Industry and Occupation in Kernersville, North Carolina

The top industry present in Kernersville, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 42.4 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 9.1% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Kernersville, North Carolina is 63.1.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3%
  • Construction 5.8%
  • Manufacturing 13.6%
  • Wholesale trade 2.8%
  • Retail trade 14.3%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.2%
  • Information 0.6%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 7.5%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 13.8%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 22.6%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.2%
  • Other services, except public administration 4.0%
  • Public administration 2.3%

The Occupation Diversity score in Kernersville, North Carolina is 69.4.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 42.4%
  • Service occupations 12.9%
  • Sales and office occupations 22.1%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 9.1%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 13.5%

Average Educational level of people living in Kernersville,North Carolina

65.7% of residents in Kernersville, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 42.3% of residents in Kernersville, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Kernersville, North Carolina is 75.2.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 9.9%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24.4%
  • Some college or associate's degree 33.7%
  • Bachelor's degree 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree 10.2%