Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which community meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Winnsboro is about 19.7% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Winnsboro is $605 and the median price for a house for Winnsboro is about $69,948.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Winnsboro is 8.6% black, 80.6% white, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 13.7% Hispanic, 2.6% mixed race, and 8.2% other or not specified. The current population of Winnsboro consists of 3,298 people and in total the Winnsboro metro area has a population of 3,329. Winnsboro has a population density of 343 people per square mile. In Winnsboro, 19.8% have some form of disability, 51.0% participate in the labor force, 21.3% live in poverty, and 16.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 4.2% have a graduate degree, 13.1% have a college degree, and 35.4% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 54.1% are female and 45.9% are male. The median age of Winnsboro is 31 years old. In Winnsboro, 8.3% of the people are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Texas
In total, Texas has 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Texas ranks 37th in healthcare and 38th in quality of life compared to other states. The state of Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 88.9 and a housing index rating of 85.3.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. Forty-two percent of Texas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 27,848 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102°F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56°F during the month of June. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of mesquite, ceniz, small live oak, and huisache. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnake, the desert big horn sheep, the coyotes, or the pronghorn deer. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include perennial bunchgrasses, live oak, and mesquite. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.