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Winona, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Winona had a population of 4,940 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Winona is located at latitude 33.4902 and longitude -89.7292 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winona (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The City of Winona (GNIS ID: 2405769) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Winona, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,940
Population in Households 4,857
Population in Familes 4,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 1,980
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,324
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,248 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 732 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $85,657
Average Home Value $112,490


Median Household Income $25,685
Average Household Income $35,127
Per Capita Income $14,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.45%
Households -0.13% -0.37%
Families -0.34% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Winona, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winona to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 73 80th
Population Density1 # 235 35th
Diversity Index2 # 97 73rd
Median Household Income # 296 19th
Per Capita Income # 284 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.