Winstonville, Mississippi

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Winstonville is a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. The population was about 319 at the 2000 census.



Winstonville is located at 33°54′42″N 90°45′10″W / 33.91167°N 90.75278°W / 33.91167; -90.75278 (33.911528, -90.752836)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²).0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 319 people, 116 households, and 77 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,097.1 people per square mile (424.7/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 412.7/sq mi (159.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 1.88% White, 97.81% African American, 0.31% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 116 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.4% were married couples living together, 27.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 12.2% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $11,125, and the median income for a family was $17,000. Males had a median income of $17,917 versus $11,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $6,269. About 42.7% of families and 45.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.6% of those under age 18 and 55.9% of those age 65 or over.


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