Winsted is a city in McLeod County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,355 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.92 square miles (4.97 km), of which 1.91 square miles (4.95 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water. McLeod County Roads 1, 5, 6, and 9 are the main routes in the community.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,355 people, 947 households, and 596 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,233.0 inhabitants per square mile (476.1/km). There were 1,017 housing units at an average density of 532.5 per square mile (205.6/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 947 households of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 36.3 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
Compared with the 2000 census, the 2010 census showed an increase of 261 individuals, and a .92% increase in diversity.