Winnsboro, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Winnsboro, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Winnsboro had a population of 4,950 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winnsboro: Winnsborough.

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Winnsboro, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,950
Population in Households 4,824
Population in Familes 3,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 1,238
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $22,136
Average Household Income $36,328
Per Capita Income $13,535


Total Housing Units 2,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 871 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 941 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $85,658
Average Home Value $106,831


Total Households 1,813
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,182
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% 0.07%
Households 0.01% 0.01%
Families -0.03% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.04%

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, 2018 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 # 115 76th
Population Density # 113 76th
Diversity Index # 189 60th
Median Household Income # 462 3rd
Per Capita Income # 466 2nd

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