Winnsboro, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winnsboro, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Winnsboro had a population of 5,074 as of July 1, 2016. Winnsboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winnsboro is located at latitude 32.1647 and longitude -91.7206 in Franklin Parish. 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. Franklin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Winnsboro (GNIS ID: 2405768) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Winnsboro is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winnsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winnsboro: Winnsborough.

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Winnsboro, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,074
Population in Households 4,948
Population in Familes 4,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 1,269
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,875
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,229
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 909 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 966 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $88,264
Average Home Value $108,563


Median Household Income $22,355
Average Household Income $35,848
Per Capita Income $13,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.33%
Households 0.56% 0.38%
Families 0.59% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 108 77th
Population Density1 # 109 77th
Diversity Index2 # 182 62nd
Median Household Income # 458 4th
Per Capita Income # 466 2nd

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