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Vinton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Vinton had a population of 3,617 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Vinton is located at latitude 30.1954 and longitude -93.5822 in Calcasieu Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Vinton (GNIS ID: 2406803) 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 Town of Vinton is located within Parish Governing Authority District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calcasieu Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vinton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Vinton, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,617
Daytime Population: Workers 725
Daytime Population: Residents 2,137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,862
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 3,583
Population in Familes 2,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 710
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $38,694
Average Household Income $47,723
Per Capita Income $19,432


Total Housing Units 1,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 824 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $88,592
Average Home Value $115,515


Total Households 1,451
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 955
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.0% 1.06%
Households 1.17% 1.16%
Families 0.93% 0.97%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Vinton, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vinton to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 141 70th
Population Density # 206 57th
Diversity Index # 228 52nd
Median Household Income # 253 47th
Per Capita Income # 344 28th

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