Winton, North Carolina

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Winton, North Carolina

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High Points

Winton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Winton Short Commute Times
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Winton Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Winton Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Winton Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Winton, North Carolina

Comparing Winton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Affordability of Rents 6 8
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 5 9

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Winton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SW of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Hertford
Standard Zip Codes 27986
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.395
Longitude -76.932

Winton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Winton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 956 100%
Male 447 46.8%
Female 509 53.2%
Under 18 247 25.8%
18+ 709 74.2%
65+ 104 10.9%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 2.91
White 264 27.6%
African-American 650 68%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 23 2.4%
Other 8 0.8%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.8%

Estimated Winton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 920
Growth -36
Growth % -3.8%

Winton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 86.9%
US/American 10.5%
English 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Irish 0.3%
African 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Winton 956 $21,838
Ahoskie 4,523 $27,566
Cofield 347 $27,969
Gatesville 281 $62,500
Harrellsville 102 $31,500
Murfreesboro 2,045 $43,417
Powellsville 259 $30,938

Winton Public Libraries

Albemarle Regional Library
Winton, North Carolina
(252) 358-7834
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