For population 25 years and over in Winchester:
For population 15 years and over in Winchester CDP:
61 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,188 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (43.1 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (73.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (163.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Hinsdale, NH (2.3 miles ), Northfield, MA (2.4 miles ), Richmond, NH (2.4 miles ), Vernon, VT (2.6 miles ), West Swanzey, NH (2.7 miles ), Swanzey, NH (2.8 miles ), Warwick, MA (2.8 miles ), Chesterfield, NH (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 72.39 W
Area code: 603
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Work and jobs in Winchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Winchester, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Winchester-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 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 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 64.0 miles away from the city 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 30.1 miles away from Winchester center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from Winchester center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cheshire County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Marshall Jewell - Politician, Leonard Wood - (1860-1927), General, Harrison Smith (runner) - Middle distance runner.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winchester: Leonard Wood.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.2%
(32.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
19 people in other group homes in 2000
Winchester compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Winchester (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Winchester CDP (based on Cheshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,295 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,715 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Winchester, New Hampshire:See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Winchester, NH
Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.