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Winton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Winton had a population of 766 as of July 1, 2016. Winton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winton is located at latitude 36.3894 and longitude -76.9347 in Hertford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Winton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Town of Winton (GNIS ID: 2406906) 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.

The Town of Winton is located within Township of Winton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hertford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winton: Wynnton.

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Winton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 766
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 479
Population Density1 937
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $82,432
Average Home Value $160,326


Median Household Income $26,294
Average Household Income $42,027
Per Capita Income $13,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.16%
Households -0.55% -0.45%
Families -0.66% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.77%
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.

Winton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 486 34th
Population Density1 # 248 67th
Diversity Index2 # 133 82nd
Median Household Income # 686 7th
Per Capita Income # 722 2nd

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