Collinston, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Collinston, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Collinston had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 275
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 208
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 235
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $25,817
Average Household Income $44,978
Per Capita Income $19,057


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $60,294
Average Home Value $74,709


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.59% -0.74%
Households -0.56% -0.85%
Families 1.11% -1.05%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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, 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 # 422 11th
Population Density # 360 24th
Diversity Index # 144 70th
Median Household Income # 440 7th
Per Capita Income # 359 24th

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