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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,610
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+1,510
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married39.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.7%
Median Earnings25+$21,990
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,213

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,623
% Above Poverty Level66.7%
% Below Poverty Level33.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$560
Median House Value$65,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.3%
Irish15.8%
French Except Basque4%
English3.8%
German2.3%
Italian0.8%
Dutch0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Polish0.3%
Scottish0.2%
African0.1%
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Winnfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Winn Parish
Standard Zip Codes71483
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.92
Approximate Longitude-92.64

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)

StationWINNFIELD 2 W
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp51 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.3 inches
StationNATCHITOCHES
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip54.9 inches
StationJENA 4 WSW
Distance31.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 56 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip59.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlanta140$76,250
Calvin239$39,792
Dodson433$29,688
Georgetown392$63,750
Goldonna395$49,583
Sikes212$44,904

Winnfield Public Libraries

Winn Parish
200 NORTH ST. JOHN STREET
Winnfield, Louisiana
(318) 628-4478

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Winnfield Hospitals

Specialty Hospital Of Winnfield
(Proprietary)
915 First St
(318) 648-0212
Winn Parish Medical Center
(Proprietary)
301 W Boundary Ave
(318) 648-3000

Winnfield Public Schools

Winn Correctional Center
Highway 560 Gum Springs Road
ZIP: 71483
(318) 628-3971
High
Total Enrollment 8
Winnfield High School
631 Thomas Mill Road
ZIP: 71483
(318) 628-3506
High
Total Enrollment 438
Winnfield Kindergarten
1607 Maple Street
ZIP: 71483
(318) 628-4134
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Winnfield Middle School
685 Thomas Mill Road
ZIP: 71483
(318) 628-2765
Middle
Total Enrollment 465
Winnfield Primary School
401 South St. John Street
ZIP: 71483
(318) 628-4105
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
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