Winnsboro, Texas

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Winnsboro, Texas
Location of Winnsboro, Texas
Location of Winnsboro, Texas
Wood County Winnsboro.svg
Coordinates: 32°57′27″N 95°17′24″W / 32.95750°N 95.29000°W / 32.95750; -95.29000Coordinates: 32°57′27″N 95°17′24″W / 32.95750°N 95.29000°W / 32.95750; -95.29000
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesWood, Franklin
Area
 • Total3.76 sq mi (9.73 km2)
 • Land3.74 sq mi (9.69 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
525 ft (160 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,252
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
3,299
 • Density881.61/sq mi (340.43/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
75494
Area code903
FIPS code48-79816[3]
GNIS feature ID1350425[4]
Websitewinnsborotexas.com

Winnsboro is a city in Franklin and Wood counties in northeastern Texas, United States, north of Tyler. The population was 3,434 at the 2010 census,[5] down from 3,584 at the 2000 census. Settlement of Winnsboro began in the 1850s with a post office established between 1854 and 1855.

Geography[edit]

Winnsboro is located in northeastern Wood County and southwestern Franklin County at 32°57′27″N 95°17′24″W / 32.95750°N 95.29000°W / 32.95750; -95.29000.[6] It is in Northeast Texas.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.65 square kilometres (3.73 sq mi), of which 9.61 square kilometres (3.71 sq mi) is land and 0.04 square kilometres (0.02 sq mi), or 0.40%, is covered by water.[5] The city center and about three-quarters of its area are in Wood County,[7] with the remainder in Franklin County.

Texas State Highway 11 passes through the city as Broadway Street, leading east 21 miles (34 km) to Pittsburg and northwest 23 miles (37 km) to Sulphur Springs. Highway 37 (Main Street) crosses Highway 11 in the center of town, leading north 17 miles (27 km) to Mount Vernon and southwest 25 miles (40 km) to Mineola. Tyler is 50 miles (80 km) south via Highway 37 and U.S. Route 69.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Winnsboro has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890388
1900899131.7%
19101,74193.7%
19202,18425.4%
19301,905−12.8%
19402,0929.8%
19502,51220.1%
19602,6756.5%
19703,06414.5%
19803,45812.9%
19902,904−16.0%
20003,58423.4%
20103,252−9.3%
2019 (est.)3,299[2]1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9][5]
Winnsboro racial composition as of 2020[10]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 2,694 77.97%
Black or African American (NH) 121 3.5%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 23 0.67%
Asian (NH) 29 0.84%
Some Other Race (NH) 19 0.55%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 147 4.25%
Hispanic or Latino 422 12.21%
Total 3,455

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,455 people, 1,083 households, and 677 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,584 people, 1,300 households, and 813 families residing in the city. The population density was 973.9 people per square mile (376.0/km2). There were 1,491 housing units at an average density of 405.1 per square mile (156.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.71% White, 8.90% African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 2.73% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 1,300 households, out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 19.9% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,690, and the median income for a family was $37,286. Males had a median income of $25,972 versus $18,036 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,612. About 11.3% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.6% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The city is served by the Winnsboro Independent School District.

Library[edit]

Gilbreath Memorial Library is located at 916 N. Main Street. The library is a public Tri-County library serving Franklin, Hopkins, and Wood counties.

Media[edit]

The city is served by the newspaper Winnsboro News.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Winnsboro city, Texas (revised 08-06-2012)". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 2, 2016.[dead link]
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Winnsboro city (part), Wood County, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Winnsboro, Texas
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-20.
  11. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  12. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[11][12]

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