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Winston is a city in Douglas County, in the Roseburg metro area.

The community was named for Elijah Winston, postmaster

The latitude of Winston is 43.122N. The longitude is -123.411W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 554 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,732.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,939
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winston demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Celtic Highland Games & Clan Gathering - Aug. 17-19, 2007
  • Melon Festival - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Robert Trnka Gathering of Artists - July 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winston web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Winston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97496 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Winston residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winston was $13,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Winston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Winston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $738.


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Libraries in Winston include Winston Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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

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