Collinston, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Collinston, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Collinston had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2016. Collinston ranks in the lower 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 Collinston is located at latitude 32.6893 and longitude -91.8718 in Morehouse Parish. 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. Morehouse Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Village of Collinston (GNIS ID: 2407436) 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 Village of Collinston is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morehouse Parish.

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

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


Total Population 282
Population in Households 242
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 250
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $51,515
Average Home Value $65,625


Median Household Income $25,213
Average Household Income $43,450
Per Capita Income $18,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.29%
Households -0.13% -0.32%
Families 1.9% -0.5%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
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 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 # 421 11th
Population Density1 # 360 24th
Diversity Index2 # 139 71st
Median Household Income # 441 7th
Per Capita Income # 363 24th

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