For population 25 years and over in Winnsboro:
For population 15 years and over in Winnsboro town:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $592 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (25.3 miles , pop. 116,278).
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 ).
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Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 81.09 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,131 (+31.8%)
Area code: 803
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Winnsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Winnsboro tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -253 (-6.6%).
Work and jobs in Winnsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Winnsboro, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Winnsboro-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 100% 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 slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Winnsboro center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from Winnsboro center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winnsboro: Webster Anderson.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Winnsboro and their reported violations in the past:MIDCOUNTY WATER DIST#2 (Population served: 3412, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:MIDCOUNTY WATER DIST#1 (Population served: 1487, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Winnsboro that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.3%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 55.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
24 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Winnsboro compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Winnsboro (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Winnsboro town (based on Fairfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,974 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,702 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Winnsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $309,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,920
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 225 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Winnsboro)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Winnsboro, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (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: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winnsboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winnsboro)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.