Winfield, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winfield, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Winfield had a population of 959 as of July 1, 2015. Winfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winfield is located at latitude 36.5671 and longitude -84.4429 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Winfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The Town of Winfield (GNIS ID: 2406901) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winfield: Chitwood.

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Winfield, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 959
Population in Households 959
Population in Familes 797
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 151
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $89,458
Average Home Value $118,980


Median Household Income $25,350
Average Household Income $34,010
Per Capita Income $13,330
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.15%
Households -0.16% -0.11%
Families -0.64% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

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Winfield, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winfield to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 284 34th
Population Density1 # 376 12th
Diversity Index2 # 400 7th
Median Household Income # 418 3rd
Per Capita Income # 423 1st

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