Winchester, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 21,374.
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
Males: 10,486  (49.1%)
Females: 10,888  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01890.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $152,398 (it was $94,049 in 2000)
Winchester:

$152,398
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $80,857 (it was $50,414 in 2000)

Winchester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $853,182 (it was $407,500 in 2000)
Winchester:

$853,182
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $994,536; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $820,931; in 2-unit structures: $555,803; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $815,119; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $360,567

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,741.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winchester: 140.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.4%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Black residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for other race residents, 0.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winchester, MA (2017)
    • 18,58480.8%White alone
    • 3,04513.2%Asian alone
    • 4662.0%Two or more races
    • 4111.8%Hispanic
    • 2020.9%Black alone
    • 400.2%Other race alone
    • 80.03%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Winchester, Massachusetts as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winchester is 22,808 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Winchester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(33.2)
3
(14.1)
2
(9.5)
1
(4.7)
3
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.3)
3
(13.8)
2
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(28.4)
8
(37.5)
4
(18.9)
3
(14.2)
5
(23.3)
6
(28.1)
3
(14.0)
8
(36.7)
8
(36.2)
3
(13.4)
6
(26.7)
2
(8.9)
7
(30.4)
4
(17.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(213.2)
49
(230.0)
69
(326.2)
49
(231.4)
46
(214.1)
62
(290.7)
45
(209.3)
40
(183.6)
25
(113.2)
14
(62.7)
22
(97.8)
21
(93.2)
18
(78.1)
21
(91.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
169
(800.6)
241
(1,131)
276
(1,305)
238
(1,124)
205
(954.1)
257
(1,205)
170
(790.6)
154
(706.9)
167
(756.3)
132
(591.6)
116
(515.6)
140
(621.6)
99
(429.3)
87
(377.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(75.8)
17
(79.8)
6
(28.4)
8
(37.8)
6
(27.9)
10
(46.9)
7
(32.6)
8
(36.7)
2
(9.1)
5
(22.4)
3
(13.3)
5
(22.2)
2
(8.7)
4
(17.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.2)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)72.479.583.972.264.2115.454.559.248.945.133.939.834.238.5

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City-data.com crime index in Winchester, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (19.3%), Italian (13.2%), American (5.4%), English (4.1%), European (3.4%), Armenian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 3,540 people per square mile   (average).

Winchester, Massachusetts map

3,649 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 3.3% Asia).

This place:

15.9%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,561 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,625 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, MA (2.8 miles , pop. 55,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (9.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (179.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Woburn, MA (1.5 miles ),
Arlington, MA (1.6 miles ),
Medford, MA (1.7 miles ),
Stoneham, MA (1.7 miles ),
Melrose, MA (2.0 miles ),
Lexington, MA (2.1 miles ),
Belmont, MA (2.1 miles ),
Malden, MA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 71.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,388 (-14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,977 (17.5%)

Area code: 781

Distribution of median household income in Winchester, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winchester, MA in 2017
Winchester satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $258,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $328,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $317,900
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $320,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $341,900
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $337,600
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $332,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $345,600
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $355,800
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $532,400
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $551,500
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $549,300
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $572,000
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $575,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Winchester, MA residents
Average permit cost in Winchester, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Winchester, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.4%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (24.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Winchester, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Lawyers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Winchester, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winchester, Massachusetts average temperatures Winchester, Massachusetts average precipitation Winchester, Massachusetts humidity Winchester, Massachusetts wind speed Winchester, Massachusetts snowfall Winchester, Massachusetts sunshine Winchester, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Winchester, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Winchester place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.8 miles away from Winchester center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Winchester center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from Winchester center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from Winchester center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from Winchester center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Winchester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 41 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HEALTH CARE (10 CONVERSE PLACE)
  • ABERJONA NURSING CENTER INC (184 SWANTON ST, BOX 490)
  • ABERJONA NURSING CENTER, INC (184 SWANTON STREET)
  • WINCHESTER NURSING CENTER, INC (223 SWANTON STREET)

Amtrak stations near Winchester:

  • 5 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 8 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Tufts University (about 4 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,041)
  • Lesley University (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Bentley University (about 6 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Cambridge College (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 7 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)

Public high school in Winchester:

  • MANCHESTER ESSEX REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 36 LINCOLN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

  • MANCHESTER MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 430, Location: 43 LINCOLN STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • MANCHESTER ESSEX REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 36 LINCOLN STREET, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Winchester:

  • BROOKWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 404, Location: 1 BROOKWOOD RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Winchester

Library in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,571,947; Location: 80 WASHINGTON ST.; 95,266 books; 6,577 audio materials; 9,325 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winchester: Winchester Center Station (A), Winchester Country Club (B), Wedgemere Station (C), Economy Shoppers Center (D), Winchester Fire Department Station 2 (E), Winchester Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Winchester Public Library (G), Flag Research Center Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Economy Shoppers Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Winchester include: Unitarian Church of Winchester (A), Temple Shir Tikvah (B), Second Congregational Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Saint Eulalia Church (E), North Congregational Church (F), Hope Christian Church (G), First Congregational Church (H), First Baptist Church of Winchester (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Cutters Pond (A), Aberjona Pond (B), Judkins Pond (C), Mill Pond (D), Winter Pond (E), Long Pond (F), Upper Mystic Lake (G), Wedge Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horn Pond Brook (A), Aberjona River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winchester include: Wedgemere Historic District (1), Manchester Field (2), Everett Avenue-Sheffield Road Historic District (3), Firth-Glengarry Historic District (4), Davidson Park (5), Palmer Playground (6), Winchester Center Historic District (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Elite Services (10 Mount Vernon Street).

Court: Middlesex County - Jail- Eastern Middlesex District Court- Superior C (Treble Cove Road).

Birthplace of: Brian Wilson (baseball) - Baseball pitcher, Kevin H. Smith - Politician, Bobbi Gibb - Marathon runner, Jon Favreau (speechwriter) - Speechwriter, Maribel Vinson - Figure skater, Brad Whitford - Musician, Brian White (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Dan Spang - Ice hockey player, Edwin Holt - Psychologist, James M. Lindsay - Political scientist.

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

HERON POND AT STOCKBRIDGE (Address: 28 CHURCH #12 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-28-2005)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.6%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2010:

  • 311 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
370 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Winchester (2011 data):

  • Century Bank and Trust Company: Winchester Branch at 522 Main Street, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $2,740.5 mil, Deposits: $2,148.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Winchester Branch at 35 Church Street, branch established on 1913/07/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Winchester Co-operative Bank: Winchester Co-Operative Bank at 19 Church Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $537.0 mil, Deposits: $477.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Northmark Bank: Winchester Branch at 26 Mount Vernon Street, branch established on 1998/12/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $305.6 mil, Deposits: $261.3 mil, headquarters in North Andover, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Winchester Savings Bank: at 661 Main Street, branch established on 1871/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $532.6 mil, Deposits: $439.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Winchester Branch at 791 Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Winchester Branch at 7 Church Street, branch established on 1918/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Winchester:

Marital status in Winchester, MA
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Winchester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winchester, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Middlesex County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

18.0%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winchester:

56.2%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winchester:

55.2%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Winchester:

28.2
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winchester:

19.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winchester:

9.6%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winchester:

35.3%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

61.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Winchester:

79.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winchester, MA Residents

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Winchester, MA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets4
CVS1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts2True Value1
FedEx3UPS2
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.4mTotal length
  • $7,130,000Total costs
  • 109,272Total average daily traffic
  • 8,413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 201,504Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winchester, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winchester, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Curtis L Miller, Ma1135 Winchester - 375 Cambridge St (Lat: 42.459500 Lon: -71.161917), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 320-6843
  • Todd J Bowman, Ma1135 Winchester - 375 Cambridge St (Lat: 42.459500 Lon: -71.161917), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Cmiller@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 320-6843
  • Todd J Bowman, Ma1135 Winchester - 375 Cambridge St (Lat: 42.459500 Lon: -71.161917), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Tbowman@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Todd J Bowman, Ma1135 Winchester - 375 Cambridge St (Lat: 42.459500 Lon: -71.161917), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 25017 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Florida Tower Partners, LLC Dba North Atlantic Towers, Tbowman@tarpontowers.Com, , Brade-nton, Phone: (941) 757-5010
  • Bridget Carter, Ma1135 Winchester - 375 Cambridge St (Lat: 42.459500 Lon: -71.161917), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 25017 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Winchester, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MA-BOS7139A, 41 Highland Avenue (Lat: 42.465889 Lon: -71.122694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WQMD709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winchester)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$331,125244$440,7051,180$366,44157$262,0881$491,00020$251,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$018$487,33353$368,7554$1,006,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$334,33318$355,056114$448,3076$77,0000$04$249,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$337,50028$451,929116$367,4576$486,6670$04$470,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$08$307,87537$391,7572$55,0000$01$281,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3381.00 , 3382.00, 3383.00, 3384.00, 3385.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$381,4294$366,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$407,5003$433,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$511,5003$415,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$412,4003$277,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3381.00 , 3382.00, 3383.00, 3384.00, 3385.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchester, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchester, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 66 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winchester, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.5%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winchester, MA
    • 32452.5%Structure Fires
    • 21334.5%Outside Fires
    • 6410.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchester, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winchester, MA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winchester, MA
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Winchester compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Winchester on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #54 (01890) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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