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Population in 2012: 4,887 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 2,188  (44.8%)
Females: 2,699  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47394.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,868 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
Winchester:

$29,868
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,676

Winchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,714 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Winchester:

$67,714
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,326; Detached houses: $76,604; In 2-unit structures: $93,518; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,684; Mobile homes: $25,110

Median gross rent in 2012: $606.

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  • White alone - 4,691 (95.2%)
  • Two or more races - 159 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.08%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.06%)

Races in Winchester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winchester: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (15.5%), English (15.4%), United States (14.5%), French (5.8%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,575 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Indiana as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Winchester to the number of sex offenders is 204 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $623 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $551 (0.8%)

Winchester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (21.8 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (63.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (182.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Saratoga, IN (2.3 miles ), Farmland, IN (2.8 miles ), Ridgeville, IN (2.9 miles ), Union City, IN (3.0 miles ), Lynn, IN (3.0 miles ), Union City, OH (3.1 miles ), Modoc, IN (3.4 miles ), Parker City, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.17 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,307 (+26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 964 (54.8%)

Area code: 765

Winchester household income distribution Winchester home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Winchester by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.020.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 122022220100
per 100,000 19.739.240.00.041.041.042.543.70.022.00.00.0
Robberies 102010100000
per 100,000 19.70.040.00.020.50.021.30.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 310136771013104
per 100,000 59.2196.020.061.0122.9143.5148.8218.7285.022.00.081.0
Burglaries 192428211743325260313539
per 100,000 375.1470.4560.4426.7348.1881.7680.11137.11315.2680.7705.6789.8
Thefts 131109103161147208172208255240294197
per 100,000 2586.42136.42061.63271.03010.44264.93655.74548.45589.75270.15927.43989.5
Auto thefts 7591010154751311
per 100,000 138.298.0180.1203.2204.8307.685.0153.1109.622.060.5222.8
Arson 002202110101
per 100,000 0.00.040.040.60.041.021.321.90.022.00.020.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 172.4194.6182.1227.2222.2314.9267.8348.6377.2279.1288.1246.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Winchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Indiana average:

1.96

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Winchester, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -220 (-4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Winchester city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from Winchester center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from Winchester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Wise - Film director, Troy Puckett - Baseball player, Warren Worth Bailey - Democratic Representative.


Hospitals/medical centers in Winchester:

  • RAI WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, 409 GREENVILLE AVENUE, STE 500)
  • HOME HEALTH ANGELS LLC (Home Health Center, 117 N MAIN ST PO BOX 283)
  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (Hospital, 535 E WASHINGTON ST)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERV (Hospital, 325 SOUTH OAK STREET PO BOX 407)
  • ST VINCENT RANDOLPH HOSPITAL INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 473 E GREENVILLE AVE)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF WINCHESTER (Nursing Home, RR 3, PO BOX 44, CR 100 EAST)
  • PINEKNOLL REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, 160 N MIDDLE SCHOOL RD)
  • RANDOLPH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 701 S OAK ST)
  • RANDOLPH NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 701 S OAK ST BOX466)

Political contributions by individuals in Winchester, IN

Airports located in Winchester:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 23 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Ball State University (about 23 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Taylor University (about 34 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Anderson University (about 37 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 48 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 15,487)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 51 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,009)

Public high school in Winchester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

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Library in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $328,617; Location: 125 NORTH EAST STREET; 53,005 books; 894 audio materials; 4,603 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winchester: White River Township Fire Department (A), Winchester Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winchester include: Gospel Church (A), Wesleyan Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fountain Park Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Salt Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Winchester: Goodrich Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Overpass Motel (State Road 32 East).

Courts: Randolph County - Circuit Court (Court House), Randolph County - Superior Court (Court House), Indiana State - Bureau Of Motor Vehicles- Winchester (3 Industrial Park Drive), Randolph County - Clerk's Office- Circuit Court (Court House), Randolph County - Clerk's Office- Superior Court (100 South Main Street), Randolph County - Court House (100 South Main Street).

 
Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winchester and their reported violations in the past:

RANDOLPH CO YMCA (Population served: 207, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OVERPASS MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RANDOLPH COUNTY 4-H GROUNDS FFA BUILD. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PILGRIM NAZARENE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RANDOLPH COUNTY AIRPORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winchester that have no violations reported:

  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY 4-H GROUNDS MAIN BUILD. (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 67.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Winchester, IN

100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Winchester compared to Indiana state average:

Winchester, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Winchester (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Winchester Branch, Drive-In Branch, Winchester East Side Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • MutualBank: Winchester East Branch at 870 East Washington Street, branch established on 1989/01/16; 110 W Pearl Street Branch at 110 West Pearl Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $1,424.6 mil, Deposits: $1,167.2 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • First Merchants Bank National Association: Winchester at 122-124 West Washington Street, branch established on 1865/05/05. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Winchester travel time to work - commute


Winchester mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Winchester city (based on Randolph County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.78%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchFriends (Quakers)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents16.8%13.1%10.5%10.1%9.6%
Congregations23.1%3.8%2.6%21.8%9.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodMidwest Congregational Christian FellowshipEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents8.4%8.1%6.8%4.8%11.6%
Congregations5.1%2.6%12.8%2.6%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Randolph County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Randolph County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Randolph County:

9.8%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
Indiana:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,833$28,9982$1,470
Other Government Administration 3$8,426$33,7041$117
Judicial and Legal 1$3,627$43,5242$1,324
Police Protection - Officers 11$30,394$33,1572$664
Police - Other 5$13,009$31,2222$2,110
Firefighters 8$24,790$37,18512$3,162
Streets and Highways 7$17,630$30,2230$0
Sewerage 5$13,401$32,1621$1,103
Parks and Recreation 1$1,718$20,6162$1,581
Other and Unallocable 6$15,122$30,2443$2,471
Totals for Government 49$132,950$32,55927$14,002


5.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, IN  1.26% ($26,508 average AGI)
from Wayne County, IN  1.02% ($25,618)
from Darke County, OH  0.83% ($19,807)


6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Delaware County, IN  1.45% ($43,226 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IN  0.75% ($20,132)
to Darke County, OH  0.63% ($21,683)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Winchester, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total costs: $2,761,000
Total average daily traffic: 75,224
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,535

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Winchester, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Oak St & Greenville Ave (Lat: 40.169222 Lon: -84.973028), Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WNZG686
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022
    Registrant: Tnt Electronics, 4639 N Sr 1, Farmland, IN 47340, Phone: (765) 468-7470, Email:
  • 225 W Orange St (Lat: 40.166167 Lon: -84.984694), Call Sign: KXO747, Licensee ID: L00016815
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 01/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2003
    Registrant: Browne Warehouse Inc, 225 W Orange St, Winchester, IN 47394, Phone: (317) 584-7281
  • Us 27 & Greenville Pike (Lat: 40.167278 Lon: -84.964417), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: KRS414
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2005, Expiration Date: 07/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2010
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Frankin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:
  • W Ann St Power Plant (Lat: 40.175889 Lon: -84.986361), Structure height: 88 m, Call Sign: KTI990, Licensee ID: L00154806
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/1997, Expiration Date: 03/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2002
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company Dba American Electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (219) 425-2275
  • W Anne St Power Plant (Lat: 40.175833 Lon: -84.986389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WPCQ247
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.362 MHz, 857.837 MHz, 858.862 MHz, 855.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 08/11/2013, Certifier: Patrick J Collins
    Registrant: Aepsc, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Int Of N East St And Csx Row (Lat: 40.174889 Lon: -84.980028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQAL716
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, 160.800 MHz, 160.800 MHz, 160.680 MHz, 161.070 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.130 MHz, 161.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 06/29/2014, Certifier: Marc Dwyer
    Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Winchester TS, W Anne St Power Plant (Lat: 40.175861 Lon: -84.986333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WNTL609, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2010, Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company
  • Winchester, Lat: 40.171667 Lon: -85.000833, Call Sign: WPTE465
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2001, Expiration Date: 09/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2002, Certifier: Paul R Boykin
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4210, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Winchester, Lat: 40.190000 Lon: -84.985000, Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.4 m, Call Sign: WQOJ945
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/22/2021, Certifier: Steven L Barnes
    Registrant: Howard Enterprises, Inc. Dba Pcs Win, 849 Se Greenville Ave, Winchester, IN 47394, Phone: (765) 584-2288, Email:
  • STATION, 637 E Washington St (Lat: 40.172806 Lon: -84.971056), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WCP874
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/1993, Expiration Date: 01/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 10/22/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-8200

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Randolph County Airport (Lat: 40.170056 Lon: -84.926639), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KQN6, Licensee ID: L00896005
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/15/2014
    Registrant: Randolph County Board Of Aviation Commissioners, 2937 E Sr 32, Winchester, IN 47394, Phone: (765) 584-3611, Fax: (765) 584-2722

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winchester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2235E , Serial Number: 17271198, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Eric L Dba Livingston, 2937 E State Road 32, Winchester, IN 47394, Other Owners: Aviation Livingston
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5734R , Serial Number: 17253403, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Beshears, 1560 W 500 N, Winchester, IN 47394
  • Aircraft: YARGER VARMINT 3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6334T , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Lucas, 4053 W 300 S, Winchester, IN 47394
  • Aircraft: HALLETT TERRY L ULTRACRUISER SPORT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65FL , Serial Number: 531, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Lucas, 4053 W 300 S, Winchester, IN 47394
  • Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80984 , Serial Number: 1177, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): John E Freeman, R R 3, Winchester, IN 47394


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Winchester


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchester, IN

Most common first names in Winchester, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12178.9 years
John8076.6 years
Robert7573.9 years
James7372.1 years
William6574.8 years
Charles6177.5 years
Helen3877.0 years
Harold3373.9 years
Donald3272.2 years
George3276.4 years
Most common last names in Winchester, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3280.1 years
Cox3179.0 years
Moore2978.9 years
Miller2978.8 years
Brown2776.8 years
Jones2572.5 years
Thornburg2578.1 years
Hinshaw2481.3 years
Mills2277.2 years
Keys2175.4 years
Businesses in Winchester, IN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
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