Rural Hall, NC

Rural Hall, situated in Forsyth County, is a small town made up of 2.86 square miles.

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The median resident age in Rural Hall is 43 years. The median estimated household income is about $38,000 making it about $10,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $25,000. The average price for a home in Rural Hall is about $131,000 (2015) which is $29,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Rural Hall is 69% White, 16% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 13% other. 86% of the population are high school graduates, with 13% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 57% are married, 10% are divorced, 6% are separated, 7% are widowed, leaving 20% that have never been married.

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Forsyth County

Rural Hall belongs to Forsyth County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after Colonel Benjamin Forsyth, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Forsyth County has a population of 365,000 and its largest city Winston-Salem, with a population of 241,000, is the county seat.

Some of Forsyth County is a part of the Yadkin Valley wine region. The county is the fourth largest county in North Carolina. The county was founded in 1849.

Forsyth County borders Surry, Yadkin, Davie, Davidson, Guilford, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties.

Forsyth County is made up of 413 square miles. 408 of which is land with the remaining 5 as water.


The population of Rural Hall, NC is about 3,000. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.


The elevation of Rural Hall, NC is 1,014 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Rural Hall, NC is 27045.

Area Code

The area code for Rural Hall, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Rural Hall and Forsyth County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to George W. Bush during the 2004 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous two or three elections, but the area has been voting more Democrat in recent years.

As of 2010, 46% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 50% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 4%.


The unemployment rate for Rural Hall is about 5% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, waste management, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Stokes News and Journal Now are the primary newspapers that cover the Forsyth County area.


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