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People

Total Population 3,419
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,338
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,333
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $648
Median House Value $118,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 2.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Fairfield
Standard Zip Codes 29180
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.38
Longitude -81.086

Winnsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINNSBORO
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station PARR
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station CHESTER 1 NW
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Winnsboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Greenbrier (29180)

White Oak (29180)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blythewood 2,479 $88,158
Chapin 1,605 $60,069
Great Falls 1,944 $31,447
Irmo 11,704 $65,770
Pomaria 102 $76,250
Ridgeway 456 $51,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnsboro Public Libraries

Library
Fairfield County Library
300 WASHINGTON STREET
Winnsboro, South Carolina
(803) 635-4971
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Winnsboro Hospitals

FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
321 BYPASS PO BOX 620
(803) 635-0233
Emergency Service: No

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Winnsboro High Schools

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FAIRFIELD CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
836 US HWY 321 BY PASS SO.
803-635-1441
Serves 1,058 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

FAIRFIELD CAREER & TEC CTR.
1451 US HWY 321 NO.
803-635-5506
A Vocational School

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