Winnsboro is a very small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,762 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Winnsboro is the 94th largest community in Louisiana.
Winnsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Winnsboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winnsboro who work in sales jobs (19.45%), food service (11.57%), and healthcare (7.60%).
Winnsboro’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Winnsboro spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.09 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The rate of college-level education in Winnsboro is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.33% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winnsboro in 2010 was $11,342, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $45,368 for a family of four. Winnsboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 56.47% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Winnsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winnsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winnsboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Winnsboro include Irish, French , German, and African.
The most common language spoken in Winnsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.