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Winona, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Winona is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Winona.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 33.4821 and longitude -89.7281. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Winona (see map) encompass a land area of 13.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Winona, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,040
Population in Households 4,957
Population in Familes 4,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 2,018
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,351
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,290 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 728 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $83,691
Average Home Value $109,516


Median Household Income $25,733
Average Household Income $35,632
Per Capita Income $14,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% -0.28%
Households 0.28% -0.17%
Families 0.05% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 70 81st
Population Density1 # 232 36th
Diversity Index2 # 103 72nd
Median Household Income # 287 21st
Per Capita Income # 289 20th

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