Overview

Introduction to Clemmons, North Carolina

Clemmons, North Carolina is 9 miles SW of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center) and 60 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina.It is in Forsyth county. The village is part of the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metro area. The population of Clemmons is 13,827.

Clemmons History

The area now known as the Village of Clemmons was established in 1802 by Peter Clemmons. In fact, the village is named after him. The first railroad entered the area in the 1870s. The village was officially incorporated in December, 1986. West Forsyth Senior High School, the largest high school in Forsyth County, is located in Clemmons. The school was founded in 1964.

Clemmons and nearby Attractions

  • Tanglewood Park
  • Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • Historic Bethabara Park
  • Pilot Mountain State Park
  • Old Salem
  • Reynolda House

Things To Do In Clemmons

while staying Clemmons, you can visit the Tanglewood Park Arboretum and Rose Garden. You can also choose to watch plays and concerts at the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. It is also worth visiting the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Clemmons Village Shopping Center and Westwood Shopping Center.

Clemmons Transportation

Smith Reynolds Airport can be reached within several minutes.

Clemmons Higher Education

Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem State University, and Wake Forest University are some of the nearest colleges and university.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,844
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+9,566
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48.8%
Median Earnings25+$44,135
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,585
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,541

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,572
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$851
Median House Value$209,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%
German17.9%
English13.7%
Irish11.2%
Italian5.6%
Scottish3.4%
French Except Basque2.2%
Dutch1.8%
Polish1.3%
Welsh1%
Portuguese0.7%
Russian0.6%
African0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Arab0.5%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Ugandan0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Clemmons Almanac

CategoryValue
County Forsyth County
Standard Zip Codes27012
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.02
Approximate Longitude-80.38

Clemmons Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationYADKINVILLE 6 E
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches
StationHIGH POINT
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationSALISBURY
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bermuda Run2,540$83,524
Bethania378$57,250
Lewisville13,516$92,373
Mocksville5,130$42,354
Tobaccoville2,597$76,458
Winston-Salem240,193$55,119

Clemmons Public Schools

Clemmons Elementary
6200 Bingham Avenue
ZIP: 27012
(336) 703-4210
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
Frank Morgan Elementary
3210 Village Point Drive
ZIP: 27012
(336) 703-4148
Primary
Total Enrollment 843
Southwest Elementary
1631 Southwest School Drive
ZIP: 27012
(336) 703-4195
Primary
Total Enrollment 471
West Forsyth High
1735 Lewisville-clemmons
ZIP: 27012
(336) 712-4400
High
Total Enrollment 2177

Clemmons Private Schools

Montessori Children School Of Winston-salem
6050 Holder Rd
ZIP: 27012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
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