Winnsboro is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,204 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Winnsboro is the 99th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns 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 town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winnsboro who work in food service (17.81%), office and administrative support (12.13%), and healthcare suport services (12.04%).
Also of interest is that Winnsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small town, Winnsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Winnsboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.07% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winnsboro in 2010 was $26,705, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,820 for a family of four. However, Winnsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Winnsboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.88% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Winnsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Winnsboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.16% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winnsboro include African, Jamaican, English, Irish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Winnsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.