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Winnsboro Profile

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Located 90 miles east of Dallas, the enchanting City of Winnsboro sits among lakes and forests – steeped in the natural beauty of Northeast Texas. Residents and visitors alike treasure its touch of sophistication paired with a tempered pace and solid country values. Upscale boutiques, unusual shops, exceptional restaurants, art and culture, and unique accommodations move Winnsboro to the forefront for choice of residence and business locations to weekend getaways.

Winnsboro enjoys a mild climate with four distinct seasons. Celebrations are tied to the seasons:

  • Spring, the Farmers’ Markets
  • Summer, Classic Car Cruise-In
  • Fall, the Art Market and Autumn Trails
  • Winter, the Christmas festival

Average temperatures range from a low of 47 in December to a high of 83 in August.


Did You Know?

When Winnsboro was founded in 1854, it was originally named Crossroads because of its location at State Highways 37 and 11. The name changed to Winnsborough in 1878 for one of its first settlers, and was later shortened to Winnsboro.

Bonnie and Clyde frequented Winnsboro!

Demographics

Total Population

3,506

Households

1,302

Median Age

42

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,302

Owner Occupied

764

Renter Occupied

538

Vacant

272

Median Home Value

$93,702


Average Home Value

$113,987

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$35,744

2021

$37,466

Average Household

2016

$50,996

2021

$54,117

Per Capita

2016

$20,701

2021

$21,791

Cost of living

89.60

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

868

Carpooled

72

Public

10

Work At Home

14

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

989

Graduates

High School

532

Associates

227

Bacehlor's

308

Graduate

126

Total Employed

2,832

Total Businesses

262

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

1

Employed

5

Construction

Businesses

10

Employed

181

Manufacturing

Businesses

3

Employed

126

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

11

Employed

260

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02
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Winnsboro: A Preserve America Community!

Winnsboro, Texas has been designated as a Preserve America Community since 2005, a program which recognizes communities that:

  • protect and celebrate their heritage
  • use their historic assets for economic development and community revitalization
  • encourage people to experience and appreciate local historic resources through education and heritage tourism programs