Winn Parish

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Winn Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 951
Winnfield, LA 71483
Phone: (318) 628-5824
Fax: (318) 628-7336

In north-central LA, southwest of Monroe; organized 1852 from Natchitoches, Catahoula, and Rapides parishes. Name Origin: For Walter O. Winn, a prominent lawyer and citizen

Area (sq mi):: 956.91 (land 950.49; water 6.43) Population per square mile: 16.80
Population 2005: 15,968 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.50%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 16,894 (White 65.70%; Black or African American 32.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $11,794; median household $25,462; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,393-$18,243
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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