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Winfield, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Winfield had a population of 5,501 as of July 1, 2017. Winfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winfield is located at latitude 41.4121 and longitude -87.2624 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Winfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of Winfield (GNIS ID: 2397749) 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 Winfield is located within Township of Winfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winfield: Bibler.

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Winfield, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,501
Daytime Population: Workers 1,436
Daytime Population: Residents 2,783
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 5,424
Population in Familes 4,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 445
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $84,315
Average Household Income $98,692
Per Capita Income $32,414


Total Housing Units 1,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,612 (89.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $267,803
Average Home Value $339,392


Total Households 1,797
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 1,455
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.07% 1.31%
Households 3.12% 1.31%
Families 3.27% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Winfield, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winfield to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 125 82nd
Population Density # 585 14th
Diversity Index # 85 88th
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 65 91st

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