Winnsboro, TX
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Winnsboro, TX crime analytics

The crime rate in Winnsboro is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Winnsboro is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Winnsboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Winnsboro has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Winnsboro to other communities of similar population, then Winnsboro crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Winnsboro does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Winnsboro does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Winnsboro.

For Winnsboro, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Winnsboro is one in 167.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Winnsboro; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Winnsboro Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Winnsboro Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Winnsboro 5.99
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 167

in Winnsboro

1 in 243

in Texas
Population: 3,340
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 4 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.20 4.79
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Winnsboro 13.47
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Winnsboro

1 in 35

in Texas
Winnsboro Property CRIMES
Population: 3,340
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 36 2
Rate per 1,000 2.10 10.78 0.60
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Winnsboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Winnsboro 17
Texas 30

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