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Winn Parish, Louisiana (LA)


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County population in 2012: 15,000 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 16,894 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,665
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,334
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,427
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,470 (it was 1,503 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 950 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 16 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winn Parish: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (11.4%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Winn Parish, Louisiana:


Median resident age:  39.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years

Males: 8,031  (58.0%)
Females: 7,282  (42.0%)

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Average household size:
Winn Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,222 ($25,462 in 1999)
This county:

$33222
Louisiana:

$42492

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $338 (lower quartile is $212, upper quartile is $470)
This county:

$338
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $65,858 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Winn Parish:

$65,858
Louisiana:

$135,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,590 - $105,206

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $116,703
Here:

$116,703
State:

$177,067

Mobile homes: $36,431
Here:

$36,431
State:

$34,481

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,982
Here:

$6,982
State:

$47,390
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,037
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $211

Institutionalized population: 1,676

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Winn Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $121 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $110 (0.2%)


Winn Parish household income distribution in 2009 Winn Parish home values distribution


Winn Parish contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.0%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 86.3% for other race residents, 45.9% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

21.5%
Whole state:

19.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.2%
Whole state:

9.4%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Winn Parish is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $531 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winnfield, Joyce, Dodson, St. Maurice, Calvin, Jordan Hill, Atlanta, Sikes.

Winn Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Winn Parish: Camp Allen (A), Cedar Creek Salt Lick (B), Chembond Spur (C), Drakes Salt Lick (D), Pine Ridge Country Club (E), Prices Salt Lick (F), Gum Springs Work Center (G), Gum Springs Campground and Picnic Area (H), Castor Salt Lick (I), Winn Parish Fire District 3 (J), Winn Ranger District Office (K), Winn Correctional Center (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winn Parish include: Shady Grove Church (A), Sharon Church (B), Transport Church (C), Union Church (D), New Salem Church (E), Union Hill Church (F), Saline Grove Church (G), Sanders Church (H), Bethlehem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adams Cemetery (1), Nelson Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery (4), Old Shady Grove Cemetery (5), Smith Cemetery (6), Whitehead Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Saint Maurice Lake (A), Old Mill Pond (B), Blewer Pond (C), Spillway Lake (D), Quinn Brake (E), Lemon Brake (F), Coochie Brake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dug Branch (A), Gravel Creek (B), Crooked Creek (C), Caney Branch (D), Fish Creek (E), Higdon Creek (F), Hebron Branch (G), Hattaway Branch (H), Couley Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Winn Parish: Stokes-Walker Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bienville Parish , Caldwell Parish , Grant Parish , Jackson Parish , La Salle Parish , Natchitoches Parish .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 494
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 92 (42% naturalized citizens)

Winn Parish:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.3%

Winn Parish marital status for males
Winn Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Winn Parish with a mortgage: 1,121 (83 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,511

Here:

42.6% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.95%
Here65.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 11,141
Total congregations: 58

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents8,965 (80.5%)623 (5.6%)581 (5.2%)285 (2.6%)222 (2.0%)
Congregations36 (62.1%)6 (10.3%)5 (8.6%)4 (6.9%)1 (1.7%)
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of the NazareneEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents205 (1.8%)77 (0.7%)72 (0.6%)56 (0.5%)55 (0.5%)
Congregations1 (1.7%)2 (3.4%)1 (1.7%)1 (1.7%)1 (1.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Winn Parish - Winnfield, Joyce, Dodson, St. Maurice, Calvin

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Winn Parish:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Winn Parish:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Winn Parish:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Winn Parish:

10.3%
State:

13.7%


Agriculture in Winn Parish:

Average size of farms: 159 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,626
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $120.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,661
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,601
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.36
Vegetables: 30 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Winn Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 1.5 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/19/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winn Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Winn Parish (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Wood products (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Winn Parish (%):





Winn Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,345 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 792 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 107 (2%)
  • Other means: 68 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Winn Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

People in group quarters in Winn Parish, Louisiana in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $43,131.

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Louisiana average:

8.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.86% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($20,954 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($8,471 average AGI)
Winn Parish:

1.51%
Louisiana average:

2.22%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson Parish, LA  0.83% ($32,784 average AGI)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.74% ($23,818)
from Grant Parish, LA  0.32% ($23,786)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.25% ($34,636)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Louisiana average:

13.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.31% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($20,025 average AGI)
1.88% relocated to other states ($7,217 average AGI)
Winn Parish:

1.88%
Louisiana average:

7.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson Parish, LA  0.74% ($22,424 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.74% ($40,939)
to Grant Parish, LA  0.47% ($30,667)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.34% ($30,467)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.34% ($30,933)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.27% ($19,750)
to La Salle Parish, LA  0.25% ($19,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Winn Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Winn Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Winn Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,422 (1,997 aged, 425 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11367.72
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 371.490
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70199.99

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1358.970
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1415.330
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11.29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56.36

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.53

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,553

Size of family households: 1,674 2-persons, 898 3-persons, 675 4-persons, 304 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,533 1-person, 161 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

98.1% of residents of Winn Parish speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $102,825,000 ($6366 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,787,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,750,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,827,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $206,000
Federal grants: $28,167,000
Federal procurement contracts: $618,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,257,000 ($3,662,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $98,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,508,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,099,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,048
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,098
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -867
Here -54 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Winn Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Winn Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 248
  • 4 rooms: 613
  • 5 rooms: 1,160
  • 6 rooms: 1,162
  • 7 rooms: 692
  • 8 rooms: 287
  • 9+ rooms: 204
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 202
  • 4 rooms: 382
  • 5 rooms: 386
  • 6 rooms: 257
  • 7 rooms: 120
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Winn Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 195
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,138
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,411
  • 4 bedrooms: 612
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 205
  • 2 bedrooms: 606
  • 3 bedrooms: 582
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Winn Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 383
  • 1 vehicle: 1,544
  • 2 vehicles: 1,841
  • 3 vehicles: 506
  • 4 vehicles: 128
  • 5+ vehicles: 25
  • no vehicle: 433
  • 1 vehicle: 621
  • 2 vehicles: 360
  • 3 vehicles: 66
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

61% of Winn Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Louisiana.

Winn Parish:

60.7%
State average:

59.6%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $34,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Winn Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.8%)
  • Utility gas (28.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.5%)
  • Wood (5.9%)
  • Electricity (43.8%)
  • Utility gas (43.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

2.6%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

3.6%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

6.3%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Winn Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2004:


Winn Parish government finances - Revenue in 2004:


Winn Parish government finances - Debt in 2004:


Winn Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Winn Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Winn Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Winn Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15574.1 years
John12575.9 years
William9874.7 years
Mary8077.3 years
Willie6476.6 years
Robert5873.0 years
Thomas4170.0 years
Charles3771.0 years
George3574.0 years
Henry3575.9 years
Most common last names in Winn Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9476.7 years
Williams7372.6 years
Jones6071.5 years
Johnson5675.2 years
Jordan5380.1 years
Walker4777.8 years
Taylor4675.6 years
Carpenter4178.5 years
Wilson3774.1 years
Martin3676.4 years
Businesses in Winn Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
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