Winnsboro, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 3,181 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 1,480  (46.6%)
Females: 1,701  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29180.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,752 (it was $25,094 in 2000)
Winnsboro:

$28,752
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,279 (it was $14,135 in 2000)

Winnsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,889 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Winnsboro:

$149,889
SC:

$179,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $746.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winnsboro: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.4%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Winnsboro, SC (2019)
    • 2,23067.2%Black alone
    • 84825.5%White alone
    • 2216.7%Hispanic

Races in Winnsboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Winnsboro, South Carolina as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winnsboro is 315 to 1.


Crime rates in Winnsboro by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
2
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(54.5)
4
(110.0)
6
(169.3)
4
(112.3)
1
(27.7)
3
(85.1)
4
(116.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.3)
3
(91.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(109.1)
4
(110.0)
3
(84.6)
1
(28.1)
6
(166.0)
6
(170.1)
2
(58.3)
1
(29.5)
7
(209.1)
3
(90.5)
2
(61.1)
1
(31.3)
2
(63.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(1,227)
37
(1,017)
43
(1,213)
35
(982.6)
54
(1,494)
22
(623.8)
8
(233.4)
11
(324.0)
29
(866.2)
27
(814.2)
22
(671.6)
17
(531.7)
21
(663.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(572.5)
29
(797.4)
46
(1,298)
25
(701.9)
43
(1,189)
32
(907.3)
22
(641.8)
32
(942.6)
21
(627.2)
37
(1,116)
19
(580.0)
12
(375.4)
10
(316.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
190
(5,180)
211
(5,801)
228
(6,432)
243
(6,822)
241
(6,667)
181
(5,132)
181
(5,280)
151
(4,448)
146
(4,361)
155
(4,674)
88
(2,686)
44
(1,376)
66
(2,085)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(109.1)
4
(110.0)
9
(253.9)
1
(28.1)
9
(249.0)
1
(28.4)
6
(175.0)
5
(147.3)
11
(328.6)
8
(241.3)
5
(152.6)
2
(62.6)
2
(63.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
1
(28.2)
4
(112.3)
3
(83.0)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index577.7621.1771.8675.2740.5571.6427.7388.2600.1522.6386.1264.6262.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Winnsboro, SC

Crime rate in Winnsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.69
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: African (24.2%), American (10.7%), Scottish (1.8%), Irish (1.7%), English (1.6%), Jamaican (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1832

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (low).

Winnsboro, South Carolina map

96 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This town:

2.9%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $796 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $704 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (20.2 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (59.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (508.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Winnsboro Mills, SC (1.2 miles ),
Ridgeway, SC (3.0 miles ),
Blythewood, SC (3.5 miles),
Jenkinsville, SC (3.7 miles),
Camp Ground, SC (3.8 miles ),
Monticello-Salem, SC (3.8 miles ),
Peak, SC (4.1 miles),
Great Falls, SC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 81.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +660 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 281 (30.8%)

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Winnsboro, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winnsboro, SC in 2019
Winnsboro satellite photo by USGS

Winnsboro tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $97,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $190,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Winnsboro, SC residents
Average permit cost in Winnsboro, SC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Winnsboro, SC
Historical housing units in Winnsboro, SC
Most common industries in Winnsboro, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (14.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Winnsboro, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Winnsboro, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Winnsboro, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.128
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00137
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Winnsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Winnsboro town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winnsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Winnsboro center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from Winnsboro center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from Winnsboro center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winnsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winnsboro:

  • FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 321 BYPASS PO BOX 620)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FAIRFIELD COUNTY (1126 HWY 321 BUSINESS SOUTH STE A)
  • CARING NEIGHBORS HOME HEALTH (102 US HY 321 BYPASS PO BX 620)

Airports located in Winnsboro:

Operable nuclear power plant near Winnsboro:

  • 14 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winnsboro:

  • Benedict College (about 26 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 27 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 30 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • York Technical College (about 39 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 39 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 52 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Wingate University (about 56 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public high schools in Winnsboro:

Private high school in Winnsboro:

  • RICHARD WINN ACADEMY (Students: 263, Location: 1796 OLD CHESTER RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winnsboro:

See full list of schools located in Winnsboro

Library in Winnsboro:

  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $555,076; Location: 300 W. WASHINGTON STREET; 81,519 books; 2,705 audio materials; 6,131 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winnsboro: Winnsboro Fire Department (A), Fairfield County Jail (B), Fairfield County Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winnsboro include: Bethel Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (A), Bethesda African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (E), Saint Paul Baptist Church (F), Waymaon Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Winnsboro Mills Cemetery (1), Oaklawn Cemetery (2), Russell Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fairfield County Historical Museum (231 South Congress Street), South Carolina Railroad Museum Inc (110 Industrial Park Road).

Hotels: Days Inn Winnsboro SC (Route 3 Box 10), Days Inn (1894 US Highway 321 Bypass South), Fairfield Motel (56 US Highway 321 Bypass North).

Birthplace of: Ellis Johnson (American football coach) - Football coach, John Bratton - Confederate Army general, Mike Anderson - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Sep 21, 1973), D. Wyatt Aiken - Confederate Army officer, Gordon Glisson - Jockey, Kelly Miller (scientist) - Mathematician, James Milling - Football player, Justin Hobgood - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jul 31, 1979), Thomas J. Robertson - Politician.

Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winnsboro that have no violations reported:

  • MIDCOUNTY WATER DIST 2 (2020004) (Population served: 3,412, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MIDCOUNTY WATER DIST 1 (2020002) (Population served: 1,487, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE OAK CONFERENCE CTR (2070900) (Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
24 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Winnsboro (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fairfield Square Mb Branch at 25 U.S. Highway 321 Bypass South, branch established on 1998/01/14; Winnsboro Branch at 101 Congress Street, branch established on 1906/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Winnsboro Branch at 111 South Congress Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Provident Community Bank, National Association: Winnsboro Branch at 801 Highway 321 South, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $376.6 mil, Deposits: $283.8 mil, headquarters in Rock Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Winnsboro:

Marital status in Winnsboro, SC
  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Winnsboro:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Winnsboro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winnsboro, SC (based on Fairfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,89440
Black Protestant3,46721
Mainline Protestant1,79019
Other5612
Catholic1051
None10,139-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Fairfield County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fairfield County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Fairfield County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Fairfield County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfield County:

14.0%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

13.1%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winnsboro:

47.4%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Winnsboro:

29.9
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winnsboro:

19.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winnsboro:

14.6%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winnsboro:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winnsboro:

37.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Winnsboro:

51.8%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winnsboro, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 13$27,991$25,8380$0
Sewerage 10$37,878$45,4540$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$26,870$32,2441$450
Water Supply 10$42,151$50,5810$0
Electric Power 10$36,979$44,3750$0
Firefighters 9$33,930$45,2401$480
Other Government Administration 9$24,005$32,0070$0
Gas Supply 5$16,315$39,1560$0
Financial Administration 4$14,851$44,5530$0
Judicial and Legal 4$5,401$16,2030$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,561$39,3660$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,458$65,4960$0
Totals for Government 87$278,389$38,3982$930

Winnsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,629,000 ($2083.94)
    Water Utilities: $3,425,000 ($1076.71)
    Gas Utilities: $3,133,000 ($984.91)
    Central Staff Services: $2,894,000 ($909.78)
    Police Protection: $1,681,000 ($528.45)
    Sewerage: $1,495,000 ($469.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $949,000 ($298.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $167,000 ($52.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($2.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($84.56)

Winnsboro government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,304,000 ($409.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($79.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($5.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($17.29)
    Rents: $6,000 ($1.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,670,000 ($2411.19)
    Water Utilities: $3,671,000 ($1154.04)
    Gas Utilities: $3,291,000 ($1034.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $493,000 ($154.98)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.26)

Winnsboro government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,557,000 ($3947.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,734,000 ($2116.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,703,000 ($2107.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $879,000 ($276.33)

Winnsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,823,000 ($1830.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,191,000 ($2574.98)

5.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  1.88% ($43,126 average AGI)
from Chester County, SC  0.42% ($42,500)
from Lexington County, SC  0.41% ($41,879)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  2.28% ($35,049 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.64% ($39,327)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.37% ($41,767)
Businesses in Winnsboro, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS2
FedEx1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Winnsboro:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winnsboro:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Winnsboro:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winnsboro: Webster Anderson.

Winnsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Winnsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.5mTotal length
  • $309,000Total costs
  • 23,255Total average daily traffic
  • 1,317Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,698Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winnsboro, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winnsboro, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winnsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 306 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Winnsboro, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winnsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winnsboro)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 104. The highest number of reported fires - 177 took place in 2008, and the least - 38 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winnsboro, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.9%), and Outside Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winnsboro, SC
    • 64040.9%Structure Fires
    • 55535.5%Outside Fires
    • 32420.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 452.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winnsboro, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winnsboro, SC
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winnsboro, SC
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Winnsboro compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph E. Johnson (1)
  • John Anthony Urias (1)
  • Christopher L. Farrell (1)
  • Thomas B. Chase (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2022.