For population 25 years and over in Winchester:
For population 15 years and over in Winchester city:
389 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $782 (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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.19 N, Longitude: 86.11 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,878 (+22.2%)
Area code: 931
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Winchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (23 officers).
Winchester tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+3.4%).
Work and jobs in Winchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Winchester, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Winchester-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 190% 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 significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 85% 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 the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Winchester center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from Winchester center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Winchester in 2000:
Winchester compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Winchester (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Winchester (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
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Winchester government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,558 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,800 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Winchester, TN
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total costs: $13,774,000
Total average daily traffic: 60,420
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,544
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Winchester, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Winchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.