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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winnsboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winnsboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winnsboro who work in sales jobs (12.61%), food service (12.13%), and office and administrative support (9.91%).
Overall, Winnsboro’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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 15.49 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Winnsboro have a very low rate of college education: just 9.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Winnsboro in 2010 was $11,151, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $44,604 for a family of four. Winnsboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 52.33% 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 , African, and German.
The most common language spoken in Winnsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.