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Winton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Winton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Winton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hertford County at latitude 36.3957 and longitude -76.9319. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Winton (see map) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winton: Wynnton.

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Winton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 863
Population in Households 345
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 518
Population Density1 1,056
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $129,907


Median Household Income $24,088
Average Household Income $37,112
Per Capita Income $8,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.75% 0.5%
Households 2.35% 1.3%
Families 2.31% 1.18%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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, 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 # 467 37th
Population Density1 # 204 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 164 78th
Median Household Income # 715 3rd
Per Capita Income # 738 0th

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