dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Winnfield, Louisiana

Winnfield, Louisiana, in Winn county, is 60 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana and 204 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city has a population of 5,749.

Winnfield History

Native Americans settled in this area more than a thousand years ago. The area witnessed a number of Civil War battles. The city of Winnfield is known for politics, as three of its residents served as the Governor of Louisiana. The city is in Winn Parish, which was founded in 1852.

Winnfield and nearby Attractions

  • Shoppers Village Shopping Center
  • Pinecrest Recreation Center
  • Kisatchie National Forest
  • Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame
  • Earl K Long Memorial Park

Things To Do In Winnfield

The Pinecrest Recreation Center and the Earl K. Long Memorial Park come with facilities for picnics and other outdoor recreational activities. The Kisatchie National Forest is popular among locals. A visit to the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame may be exciting to those interested in Winnfield’s history.

Winnfield Transportation

Alexandria International is the nearest major airport.

Winnfield Higher Education

Louisiana Technical College-Huey P. Long Campus is situated in Winnfield. The other nearby institutes of higher education near Winnfield include the Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University.

People

Total Population 4,725
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,485
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $21,989
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,159
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,970

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,604
% Above Poverty Level 62.1%
% Below Poverty Level 37.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $605
Median House Value $75,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Winn
Standard Zip Codes 71483
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.925
Longitude -92.639

Winnfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINNFIELD 2 W
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station NATCHITOCHES
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Station JENA 4 WSW
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Winnfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Colgrade (71483)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlanta 118 $61,000
Calvin 207 $39,000
Dodson 340 $36,429
Georgetown 421 $57,500
Goldonna 406 $48,750
Sikes 115 $46,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnfield Public Libraries

Library
Winn Parish Library
205 WEST MAIN STREET
Winnfield, Louisiana
(318) 628-4478
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Winnfield Hospitals

WINN PARISH MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
301 W BOUNDARY
(318) 648-3207
Emergency Service: Yes

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Business Administration (AS) (Online)
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Master of Science in Education in Special Education
  • Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history.

Winnfield High Schools

WINNFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
631 THOMAS MILL ROAD
318-628-3056
Serves 481 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

Winnfield Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Winnfield Colleges
Winnfield colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Winnfield
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Winnfield Government Officials


Are you an official in the Winnfield government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104