Winchester, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 8,502 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 4,001  (47.1%)
Females: 4,501  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37398.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,072 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Winchester:

$47,072
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,090 (it was $16,533 in 2000)

Winchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,975 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Winchester:

$144,975
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,006; detached houses: $201,054; mobile homes: $65,004

Median gross rent in 2017: $577.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winchester: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.2% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winchester, TN (2017)
    • 7,24484.0%White alone
    • 8179.5%Black alone
    • 2282.6%Hispanic
    • 1581.8%Two or more races
    • 1031.2%Asian alone
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Tennessee as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winchester is 227 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(38.7)
1
(12.7)
3
(37.9)
4
(50.6)
1
(12.6)
5
(63.2)
3
(34.9)
5
(60.4)
1
(11.9)
2
(23.4)
2
(23.4)
6
(70.2)
6
(70.0)
2
(23.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(51.6)
12
(152.8)
7
(88.5)
3
(38.0)
4
(50.5)
7
(88.5)
7
(81.3)
4
(48.4)
2
(23.8)
5
(58.6)
3
(35.1)
6
(70.2)
3
(35.0)
4
(47.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
73
(942.1)
65
(827.9)
82
(1,037)
59
(747.0)
35
(442.0)
68
(859.6)
66
(766.8)
46
(556.1)
47
(558.9)
46
(539.3)
52
(607.8)
50
(585.1)
54
(629.9)
47
(552.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
107
(1,381)
91
(1,159)
92
(1,163)
92
(1,165)
64
(808.2)
84
(1,062)
83
(964.3)
60
(725.3)
42
(499.4)
38
(445.5)
43
(502.6)
49
(573.4)
58
(676.5)
46
(540.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
280
(3,613)
241
(3,070)
260
(3,287)
298
(3,773)
228
(2,879)
249
(3,148)
238
(2,765)
261
(3,155)
224
(2,663)
231
(2,708)
225
(2,630)
298
(3,487)
254
(2,963)
228
(2,681)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(245.2)
24
(305.7)
17
(214.9)
19
(240.6)
10
(126.3)
8
(101.1)
13
(151.0)
3
(36.3)
12
(142.7)
11
(129.0)
18
(210.4)
8
(93.6)
14
(163.3)
16
(188.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(64.5)
3
(38.2)
3
(37.9)
5
(63.3)
2
(25.3)
2
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
7
(81.9)
2
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)495.7450.0494.2453.0295.5457.3395.8378.1281.3294.0308.0381.4394.7327.1

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City-data.com crime index in Winchester, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), Irish (10.3%), English (6.0%), German (4.7%), European (3.3%), Swiss (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1821

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 9.98 square miles.

Population density: 852 people per square mile   (low).

Winchester, Tennessee map

214 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.5%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $929 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,217 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (42.9 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (76.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (467.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Decherd, TN (1.6 miles ),
Estill Springs, TN (2.4 miles ),
Cowan, TN (2.4 miles ),
Harmony, TN (2.7 miles ),
Sewanee, TN (3.3 miles ),
Bakerstown, TN (3.6 miles ),
Huntland, TN (3.6 miles ),
Tullahoma, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.19 N, Longitude: 86.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,021 (+35.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,261 (38.4%)

Area code: 931

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

Winchester tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $174,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Winchester, TN residents
Average permit cost in Winchester, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Winchester, TN
Historical housing units in Winchester, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in Winchester, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Winchester, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Winchester, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Winchester city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from Winchester center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from Winchester center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from Winchester center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Winchester center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winchester:

  • SOUTHERN TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 185 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MOUNTAIN VIEW (1360 BYPASS ROAD)
  • HEALTH INN WINCHESTER INC (SHIRLEY DR BOX 493)
  • METHODIST NH OF MIDDLE TN (COWAN ROAD)
  • WILLOWS AT WINCHESTER CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (32 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • RCG WINCHESTER (359 OLD MILL ROAD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME CARE (107 N PORTER STREET, SUITE 3)
  • CARESOUTH HHA HOLDINGS OF WINCHESTER, LLC (2068 COWAN HIGHWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Winchester:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 17 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 39 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 44 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 46 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 47 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 48 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 50 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public high school in Winchester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

Private elementary/middle school in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 53, Location: PO BOX 715, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Winchester

Library in Winchester:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $221,443; Location: 105 SOUTH PORTER STREET; 41,716 books; 1,380 audio materials; 785 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • official municipal web site for city of Winchester is www.winchester-tn.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winchester: Cedar Bluff Mill (A), Franklin County Golf and Country Club (B), Winchester City Hall (C), Franklin County Courthouse (D), Winchester Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winchester include: Riva Lake Church (A), First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Winchester (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church of Winchester (E), Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church (F), New Hope Church of God in Christ (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Winchester Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Turner Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens (2), Memorial Park Cemetery (3), Sharp Springs Cemetery (4), County Farm Cemetery (5), Winchester City Cemetery (6), Decherd Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Tourist attractions: Jail Museum (400 Dinah Shore Boulevard) (1), Cowan Railroad Museum (108 Front Street South) (2), Franklin County Chamber of Commerce (44 Chamber Way) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Antebellum Inn (974 Lynchburg Rd.) (1), Best Western Inn (1602 Dinah Shore Boulevard) (2), Economy Inn (516 South College Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Twelth Judicial Drug Court (101 South Porter) (1), Franklin County - Juvenile Court- General Sessions Judge (231 Wilton Circle) (2), Franklin County - Chancery Court Clerk & Master (Court House) (3), United States Government - Court United States District- District Court C (Federal Building) (4), United States Government - Court United States District- Probation Of (200 South Jefferson Street) (5), Franklin County Court Probation Service (231 Wilton Circle) (6), United States Government - Court United States District- District J (Federal Building) (7), Franklin County - General Sessions Court (Court House) (8), Franklin County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court House) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Phillip Fulmer - College football player, Dinah Shore - (1917-1994), musician, Eric Taylor - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Dec 14, 1981), Eric Taylor (Canadian football) - Football player, Jeff Hall (American football) - Football player, LaTonya Johnson - WNBA player (Houston Comets, born: Aug 17, 1975), Rip Hawkins - Football player, Tracy Hayworth - Football player.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

WINCHESTER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 19,958, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Record Keeping - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2011), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-30-2011)
  • Record Keeping - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2011), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-30-2011)
  • Record Keeping - In FEB-01-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-02-2010 to MAR-01-2010)
  • Record Keeping - In DEC-01-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-21-2007 to JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Record Keeping - In NOV-01-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-21-2007 to JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2000:

  • 206 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Winchester (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Winchester Branch at 121 South College Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Community Bank: at 1418 Dinah Shore Boulevard, branch established on 1992/11/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.6 mil, Deposits: $149.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Traders National Bank: Merchant Center Branch at 2695 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 1998/05/08. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $141.7 mil, headquarters in Tullahoma, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tracorp, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Winchester Drive-In Branch at 14 South High Street, branch established on 1982/12/09. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Winchester:

Marital status in Winchester, TN
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Tennessee average:

11.6

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, TN (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,50280
Mainline Protestant3,52520
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4804
Other42
None20,741-
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: 11
This county:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Franklin County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Winchester:

29.0
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winchester:

12.9%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Winchester:

75.7%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winchester, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$68,649$35,8170$0
Electric Power 21$99,225$56,7000$0
Water Supply 19$68,827$43,4700$0
Streets and Highways 13$33,082$30,5370$0
Firefighters 12$35,559$35,5590$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,271$44,5420$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,014$24,0340$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,022$36,06618$4,880
Sewerage 4$15,243$45,7290$0
Financial Administration 2$5,781$34,6860$0
Police - Other 2$4,140$24,8400$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 111$374,813$40,52018$4,880

Winchester government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,713,000 ($201.48)
    Water Utilities: $919,000 ($108.09)
    Electric Utilities: $631,000 ($74.22)
    Regular Highways: $499,000 ($58.69)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($17.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($11.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,444,000 ($1934.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,394,000 ($281.58)
    Police Protection: $1,598,000 ($187.96)
    Regular Highways: $991,000 ($116.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $919,000 ($108.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $884,000 ($103.98)
    Air Transportation: $798,000 ($93.86)
    Sewerage: $796,000 ($93.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $748,000 ($87.98)
    Financial Administration: $510,000 ($59.99)
    General - Other: $447,000 ($52.58)
    Central Staff Services: $401,000 ($47.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000 ($15.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $437,000 ($51.40)
    Sewerage: $367,000 ($43.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($6.94)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($6.70)
    Air Transportation: $37,000 ($4.35)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($2.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,909,000 ($342.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $415,000 ($48.81)

Winchester government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,604,000 ($306.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $683,000 ($80.33)
    Air Transportation: $551,000 ($64.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000 ($24.46)
    Other: $42,000 ($4.94)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,448,000 ($287.93)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($2.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,174,000 ($255.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $117,000 ($13.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $114,000 ($13.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $85,000 ($10.00)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($5.65)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $18,277,000 ($2149.73)
    Water Utilities: $3,385,000 ($398.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,211,000 ($142.44)
    Highways: $775,000 ($91.16)
    Other: $90,000 ($10.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,900,000 ($223.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $414,000 ($48.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $187,000 ($21.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $68,000 ($8.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000 ($7.41)
    Other License: $38,000 ($4.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($0.94)

Winchester government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,377,000 ($1338.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,042,000 ($1298.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($39.40)

Winchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,801,000 ($1858.50)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coffee County, TN  1.77% ($36,638 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.27% ($53,244)
from Bedford County, TN  0.24% ($38,472)


5.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coffee County, TN  1.58% ($35,853 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.32% ($42,306)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.30% ($37,556)
Businesses in Winchester, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike3
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC1U-Haul2
Goodwill2UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Home Depot1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WCDT (1340 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY RADIO & B/CTING, INC)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTML (91.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Winchester fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 436ft / 133mTotal length
  • $14,514,000Total costs
  • 164,900Total average daily traffic
  • 11,839Total average daily truck traffic
  • 237,888Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winchester, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winchester, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Winchester, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winchester)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Winchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 65. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 104 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winchester, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winchester, TN
    • 48544.2%Structure Fires
    • 41738.0%Outside Fires
    • 13512.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 615.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchester, TN
Most common first names in Winchester, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14371.8 years
William13674.4 years
Mary11877.5 years
John11773.9 years
Robert7271.8 years
Thomas6274.0 years
George5677.9 years
Charles5170.9 years
Annie3781.9 years
Dorothy3676.7 years
Most common last names in Winchester, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark6876.5 years
Smith5572.7 years
Hall5077.3 years
Taylor5074.8 years
Hill4773.6 years
Morris3973.1 years
Williams3573.0 years
Stewart3276.0 years
Moore3079.4 years
Campbell3073.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winchester, TN
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 47.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winchester, TN
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Winchester compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Winchester on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
There are 36 pilots and 19 other airmen in this city.
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  • Russell W. Mason (1)
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