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Winters is a city in Runnels County.

The community was named after J.N. Winters, settler

The latitude of Winters is 31.956N. The longitude is -99.961W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,841 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,739.


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Median household income
Local
$25,587
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winters demographic reports
Land values soared with the arrival of the railroad in 1909
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Rogers Hornsby, baseball great
Local festivals include:
  • Dove Fest - Sept. 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winters web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: W. Lee Colburn Park
Historic sites and museums: Z.I. Hale Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Winters residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winters ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winters was $11,030, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Winters residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Winters, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $198.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $542.


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Libraries in Winters include Winters Public Library ... View libraries

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Runnels County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winters political report.

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The average commute time for Winters workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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