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Collinston, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Collinston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morehouse Parish at latitude 32.6893 and longitude -91.8718. Morehouse Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Collinston 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 Village of Collinston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 283
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $104,688
Average Home Value $163,462


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $39,437
Per Capita Income $15,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% -0.36%
Households 0.0% -0.32%
Families 3.11% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Collinston, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collinston 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 # 417 12th
Population Density1 # 355 25th
Diversity Index2 # 137 71st
Median Household Income # 441 8th
Per Capita Income # 429 10th

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