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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Winston County is located in Mississippi with a population of 18,482. In Winston County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Winston County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Winston County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$77,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$643
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Winston County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    124.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    15.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    15.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    62.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    186.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    295.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Winston County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,313
National
$55,322

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    Winston County Reviews

    3 reviews
    The area is calm and not very busy. There isn't anything to do, you'd have to drive to surrounding towns to have fun. Its secluded, and very difficult to find if you aren't used to the area.
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    Not that many stores around.
    I feel safe in my neighborhood.