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Winnsboro, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Winnsboro is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Franklin Parish at latitude 32.1647 and longitude -91.7206. Franklin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Winnsboro, but most people and references simply refer to it as Winnsboro, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Winnsboro indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Winnsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winnsboro: Winnsborough.

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Winnsboro, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,962
Population in Households 4,836
Population in Familes 3,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 1,216
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,837
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 918 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 919 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $95,663
Average Home Value $113,250


Median Household Income $19,762
Average Household Income $30,738
Per Capita Income $11,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.06%
Households 0.34% 0.08%
Families 0.45% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Winnsboro, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winnsboro to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 77th
Population Density1 # 116 76th
Diversity Index2 # 195 59th
Median Household Income # 464 2nd
Per Capita Income # 472 0th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.