Winchester, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 27,216 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 13,316  (48.9%)
Females: 13,900  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 22601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,684 (it was $34,335 in 2000)
Winchester:

$45,684
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,095 (it was $20,500 in 2000)

Winchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,164 (it was $109,800 in 2000)
Winchester:

$222,164
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $333,273; Detached houses: $340,350; Townhouses or other attached units: $255,575; In 2-unit structures: $327,772; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $537,482; Mobile homes: $22,694

Median gross rent in 2012: $880.

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Winchester races chart
  • White alone - 18,337 (69.6%)
  • Hispanic - 3,984 (15.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,838 (10.8%)
  • Asian alone - 638 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 441 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 29 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 36 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winchester: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.5%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.1%), United States (8.1%), Italian (2.5%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1779

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 9.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,916 people per square mile   (average).

Winchester,VA real estate house value index trend

Winchester, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester city:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

3,274 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.1%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Virginia as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Winchester to the number of sex offenders is 379 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,890 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,682 (0.7%)

Winchester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (43.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (64.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (170.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stephens City, VA (2.6 miles ), Hayfield, VA (2.8 miles ), Boyce, VA (2.9 miles ), Shawneeland, VA (3.1 miles ), Berryville, VA (3.2 miles ), Middletown, VA (3.5 miles ), Lake Holiday, VA (3.5 miles ), Middleway, WV (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2000: 102 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2003: 122 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2005: 155 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $308,200
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $264,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $190,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 78.17 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Apple Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,924 (+44.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,068 (31.7%)

Area code: 540

Winchester household income distribution Winchester home values distribution

Crime rates in Winchester by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.04.00.03.93.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 6101697651089839
per 100,000 25.941.865.836.728.423.919.739.330.934.330.011.333.5
Robberies 23213030203448353640202917
per 100,000 99.487.7123.4122.381.0135.3189.2137.6139.0152.474.9109.463.2
Assaults 83394134477754604135283133
per 100,000 358.5162.8168.7138.6190.5306.3212.9235.8158.3133.3104.9116.9122.8
Burglaries 174162131168108135201169202150146130161
per 100,000 751.7676.4539.1684.7437.7537.1792.3664.2779.8571.4546.9490.3599.0
Thefts 9201,1141,2141,1251,2591,1771,1229931,0609779569561,004
per 100,000 3974.34651.64995.54585.15101.94682.34422.73902.84092.03721.63580.83605.43735.1
Auto thefts 51564253606172735439233129
per 100,000 220.3233.8172.8216.0243.1242.7283.8286.9208.5148.686.1116.9107.9
Arson 92056685464115
per 100,000 38.983.520.624.524.331.819.715.723.215.23.73.818.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 338.0331.2360.5329.3326.3358.9356.0339.8327.7289.0246.0243.4259.9

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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: 98 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Virginia average:

2.27

Winchester tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Winchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Winchester, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Winchester city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 tornado 47.2 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from Winchester center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 230.1 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 319.0 miles away from Winchester center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Birthplace of: James Riely Gordon - Architect, Richard E. Byrd - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Rick Santorum - (born 1958), politician, Willa Cather - Novelist, David Arquette - (born 1971), actor, Brian Benben - Actor, Carol Laise - Diplomat, Doug Creek - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Mar 1, 1969), Harry F. Byrd, Jr. - Politician, Holmes Conrad - Confederate Army officer and lawyer and politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winchester: Richard Evelyn, Jr. Byrd.

Main business address for: PREMIER COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), TREX CO INC (LUMBER & WOOD PRODUCTS (NO FURNITURE)), AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP (MILLWOOD, VENEER, PLYWOOD & STRUCTURAL WOOD MEMBERS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Winchester:

  • BLUE RIDGE HOSPICE, INC (333 WEST CORK ST)
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 220 CAMPUS BLVD SUITE 210)
  • WINCHESTER DIALYSIS (2301 VALOR DR)
  • HOME CARE OF SHENANDOAH MEM (333 WEST CORK STREET SUITE 135)
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER HHA (333 WEST CORK STREET)
  • ENVOY OF WINCHESTER, LLC (110 LAUCK DR)
  • EVERGREEN HEALTH AND REHAB (380 MILLWOOD AVENUE)
  • SHAWNEE SPRINGS NURSING HOME (380 MILLWOOD RD)
  • SHENANDOAH VLY WESTMINSTER-CANTERBURY (300 WESTMINSTER CANTERBURY DR)

Airports and heliports located in Winchester:

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College/University in Winchester:

  • Shenandoah University (Full-time enrollment: 3,010; Location: 1460 University Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.su.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Winchester:

  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 12 miles; Middletown, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,144)
  • American Public University System (about 19 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 27 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 42 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Frederick Community College (about 45 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 45 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Stratford University (about 51 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)

Public high schools in Winchester:

Private high schools in Winchester:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 230; Location: 153 NARROW LN; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GRAFTON SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 120 BELLVIEW AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • ROSEDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 116; Location: 2581 NORTHWESTERN PIKE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 1309 OPEQUON AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER ACADEMY (Students: 224; Location: 915 S CAMERON ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 222; Location: 110 KEATING DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WINCHESTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 1090 W PARKINS MILL RD; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Winchester, School District: FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Winchester:

  • HANDLEY REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,395,782; Location: 100 W. PICCADILLY ST., P. O. BOX 58; 235,056 books; 12,502 audio materials; 16,676 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 390 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winchester: Molden Picnic Shelter (A), Winchester Rehabilitation Center (B), University Inn (C), Shingleton Hall (D), Shenandoah University Television Center (E), Ruebush Hall (F), Racey Hall (G), Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre (H), Mary M Henkel Hall (I), Funkhouser Hall (J), Dorothy Ewing Studios of Dance (K), Cooley Hall (L), "Alson H Smith, Junior Library" (M), Allen Dining Hall (N), Aikens Athletic Center (O), O'Sullivan Corporation Emergency Fire Response Team (P), Winchester Fire and Rescue Department Station 4 Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company (Q), Winchester Fire Chief (R), Winchester Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 Friendship Volunteer Fire Company (S), Winchester Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 South End Fire Company (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Apple Blossom Center Shopping Center (1), Apple Blossom Corners Shopping Center (2), Apple Blossom Mall Shopping Center (3), Apple Valley Square Shopping Center (4), Blue and Gray Mall Shopping Center (5), Burke Center Shopping Center (6), Featherbed Lane Plaza Shopping Center (7), Featherbed Lane Shopping Center (8), Millwood Crossing Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Winchester: AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Winchester include: New Hope Alliance Church (A), Southside Church of Christ (B), Winchester Church of the Brethren (C), Goodson Chapel Recital Hall (D), Old Stone Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Winchester National Cemetery (1), Wood Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Mount Hebron Cemetery (4), Orrick Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Winchester include: Kernstown Battlefield (1), Winchester Historic District (2), Winchester Recreation Park (3), Harry W Aikens Field (4), Lowry Tennis Courts (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Glen Burnie Museum Inc (530 Amherst Street), Feltner Community Foundation (Museums; 9 Court Sq), George Washington's Office Museum (Cork & Braddock Sts), Abram's Delight (Museums; 1340 South Pleasant Valley Rd), Madigan's Movie Museum (2100 Senseny Road), Old Court House Civil War Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 20 North Loudoun Street), Picture Shoppe (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2100 Senseny Road), Dream Machine Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; Apple Blossom Mall), Frye Amusement Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 212 Sharp Street).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Winchester (1204 Berryville Avenue), Econo Lodge North (1593 Martinsburg Pike), Comfort Inn (991 Millwood Pike), Fairfield Inn and Suites Winchester (250 Front Royal Pike), Best Value Inn (2649 Valley Avenue), Days Inn Winchester (2951 Valley Ave), Hampton Inn Winchester-University/ Mall (1655 Apple Blossom Drive), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (142 Foxridge Lane), Fairfield Inn Of Winchester VA (250 Front Royal Pke).

Courts: Frederick County - Court Services-Alcohol Safety Action Program (317 South Cameron Street), Frederick County - Marriage License- Circuit Court Judge- Juvenile & Domestic Relations C (5 North Kent Street), Old Court House Civil War Museum (20 North Loudoun Street), Winchester City - General District Court (5 North Kent Street), Frederick County - General District Court (5 North Kent Street).

Frederick 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.5. This is about average.

City:

78.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

NORTH/SOUTH SKIRMISH WELL #2 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH/SOUTH SKIRMISH WELL #1 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH/SOUTH SKIRMISH WELL #3 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH/SOUTH SKIRMISH WELL #4 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH/SOUTH SKIRMISH WELL #5 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VDOT - WINCHESTER COMPLEX (Address: 2275 Northwestern Pike , Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HILLTOP MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In OCT-13-2006, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
XPRESS STOP INC (Address: 725 KENNEDY DRIVE , Serves WV, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • FREDERICK COUNTY SANITATION AUTH (Population served: 34,559, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.4%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 43.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.2%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2010:

  • 747 people in college/university student housing
  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2000:

  • 585 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Winchester, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Winchester compared to Virginia state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with most branches in Winchester (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 9 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • United Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2007/08/13: Bank assets: $3,634.1 mil, Deposits: $2,729.4 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 57 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Clarke County: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $561.6 mil, Deposits: $448.8 mil, headquarters in Berryville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eagle Financial Services, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Old Town Branch, Valley Avenue Branch, Stonewall Plaza, Winchester Gateway. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union First Market Bank: Stonewall Plaza Branch, Millwood Branch, Winchester Gateway Branch. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • First Bank: Winchester Financial Center Branch, Kernstown Branch, Winchester West Financial Center Bra. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $538.5 mil, Deposits: $469.3 mil, headquarters in Strasburg, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Apple Blossom Corners Martin's, James Wood Branch, Pleasant Valley Branch. 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.
  • Summit Community Bank, Inc: Wal-Mart Superstore Branch at 2350 South Pleasant Valley Road, branch established on 2000/06/12; Shenandoah Valley Natl Bank Branch at 100 West Jubal Early Drive, branch established on 1999/05/17. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $1,442.6 mil, Deposits: $1,025.3 mil, headquarters in Moorefield, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Financial Group, Inc.
  • Virginia National Bank: Creekside Office at 3119 Valley Avenue #102, branch established on 2003/12/29; Winchester Branch at 186 N Loudoun Street, branch established on 2002/01/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $464.1 mil, Deposits: $411.9 mil, headquarters in Charlottesville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winchester, Virginia:

  • Echo Village Motel, 3632 Vly Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 , Phone: (703) 869-1900
  • Hampton Inn-univ/mall Area, 1655 Apple Blossom Dr, Winchester, VA 22601 , Phone: (540) 667-8011, Fax: (540) 667-8033
  • Quality Inn, 1017 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 , Phone: (540) 545-8121, Fax: (540) 545-8401
  • Super 8 Motel - Winchester, 1077 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 , Phone: (540) 665-4450, Fax: (540) 665-4450
  • Travelodge Of Winchester, 160 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 , Phone: (540) 665-0685, Fax: (540) 665-0689
  • Quality Inn East, 603 Millwood Ave, Winchester, VA 22601 , Phone: (540) 667-2250, Fax: (540) 667-0850
  • Red Roof Inn, 991 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 , Phone: (540) 667-5000, Fax: (540) 667-7108
  • Comfort Inn, 1601 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester, VA 22603 , Phone: (540) 667-8894, Fax: (540) 667-0823
  • 17 other hotels and motels
All 25 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winchester, Virginia

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:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Winchester:

(Winchester, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.18%
Here: 31.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents33.2%13.6%9.5%8.1%6.5%
Congregations39.0%13.4%6.1%1.2%1.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.8%5.5%5.0%3.1%9.7%
Congregations2.4%7.3%2.4%6.1%20.7%
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: 10
Frederick County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Frederick County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Frederick County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

27.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30$156,984$62,7944$4,196
Other Government Administration 16$80,782$60,5870$0
Judicial and Legal 39$149,918$46,12913$18,336
Police Protection - Officers 74$392,143$63,5915$6,839
Police - Other 12$45,563$45,5631$1,328
Firefighters 63$307,600$58,5900$0
Fire - Other 14$62,354$53,4463$5,533
Correction 223$888,362$47,8041$120
Streets and Highways 26$114,521$52,8560$0
Welfare 40$172,624$51,7875$6,888
Solid Waste Management 18$60,736$40,4911$1,594
Sewerage 34$143,038$50,4840$0
Parks and Recreation 23$84,400$44,03533$18,666
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$30,006$72,0140$0
Natural Resources 1$4,019$48,2280$0
Water Supply 21$106,454$60,8311$2,291
Transit 9$30,272$40,3633$3,624
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 488$1,943,026$47,779135$149,424
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 186$515,060$33,23068$46,365
Other and Unallocable 35$130,247$44,6568$6,277
Totals for Government 1,357$5,418,109$47,913281$271,481

Winchester government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,702,000 ($1017.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,168,000 ($116.40)
    Sewerage: $1,689,000 ($62.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,382,000 ($50.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $494,000 ($18.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000 ($1.47)
    Transit Utilities: $39,000 ($1.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($0.51)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,213,000 ($1514.29)
    Corrections - Other: $10,524,000 ($386.68)
    Police Protection: $7,055,000 ($259.22)
    Sewerage: $5,205,000 ($191.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,894,000 ($179.82)
    Water Utilities: $4,242,000 ($155.86)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,166,000 ($153.07)
    Health - Other: $2,948,000 ($108.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,638,000 ($96.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,232,000 ($82.01)
    Financial Administration: $2,208,000 ($81.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,188,000 ($80.39)
    General - Other: $2,151,000 ($79.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,937,000 ($71.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,011,000 ($37.15)
    Central Staff Services: $869,000 ($31.93)
    Transit Utilities: $822,000 ($30.20)
    Parking Facilities: $567,000 ($20.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $542,000 ($19.91)
    General Public Buildings: $475,000 ($17.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $420,000 ($15.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $97,000 ($3.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,114,000 ($298.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,334,000 ($49.02)
    Libraries: $339,000 ($12.46)
    Corrections - Other: $263,000 ($9.66)
    Other Higher Education: $197,000 ($7.24)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($1.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,394,000 ($51.22)
    General - Other: $427,000 ($15.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,348,000 ($1298.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $526,000 ($19.33)

Winchester government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,005,000 ($220.64)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $759,000 ($27.89)
    Parking Facilities: $478,000 ($17.56)
    All Other: $434,000 ($15.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $383,000 ($14.07)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $167,000 ($6.14)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $100,000 ($3.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,383,000 ($87.56)
    Public Welfare: $1,644,000 ($60.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $404,000 ($14.84)
    Transit Utilities: $318,000 ($11.68)
    Education: $53,000 ($1.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,309,000 ($48.10)
    All Other: $177,000 ($6.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,716,000 ($246.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,174,000 ($43.14)
    Sale of Property: $752,000 ($27.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $381,000 ($14.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $371,000 ($13.63)
    Rents: $125,000 ($4.59)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,913,000 ($180.52)
    Transit Utilities: $73,000 ($2.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $17,109,000 ($628.64)
    All Other: $7,345,000 ($269.88)
    General Local Government Support: $3,960,000 ($145.50)
    Highways: $2,161,000 ($79.40)
    Public Welfare: $1,013,000 ($37.22)
    Transit Utilities: $209,000 ($7.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($2.90)
  • Tax - Property: $23,463,000 ($862.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,895,000 ($400.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,393,000 ($308.38)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $6,651,000 ($244.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,201,000 ($154.36)
    Other License: $620,000 ($22.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $498,000 ($18.30)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $282,000 ($10.36)
    Amusements Sales: $109,000 ($4.00)

Winchester government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,137,000 ($4303.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,144,000 ($2834.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $63,181,000 ($2321.47)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,681,000 ($2045.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000,000 ($1653.44)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,500,000 ($275.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,007,000 ($183.97)

Winchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,365,000 ($895.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,002,000 ($1212.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,023,000 ($2058.46)

8.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.04%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winchester city, VA  2.03% ($36,432 average AGI)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.49% ($62,721)
from Warren County, VA  0.45% ($39,619)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winchester city, VA  2.02% ($35,852 average AGI)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.47% ($35,064)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.46% ($37,580)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WINC (1400 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTFX (610 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, VA)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • W233AA (94.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W267AK (101.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W208AD (89.5 FM; WINCHESTER, ETC., VA; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRE (105.5 FM; BERRYVILLE, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WWRT (104.9 FM; STRASBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFQX (99.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WZRV (95.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: ROYAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WAZW-CA (Channel 48; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WAZF-CA (Channel 28; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Winchester, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 290 (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: 70 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 710
  • Hazardous Condition: 322
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Winchester

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchester, VA
Most common first names in Winchester, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary46578.8 years
John36372.3 years
William35573.6 years
James33571.2 years
Robert31469.6 years
Charles30873.0 years
George17376.2 years
Helen17078.6 years
Harry15475.4 years
Virginia15280.8 years
Most common last names in Winchester, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller16877.8 years
Smith14675.7 years
Brown12475.1 years
Anderson11475.6 years
Williams10275.2 years
Dehaven9977.9 years
Johnson7971.0 years
Adams7576.8 years
Jenkins7574.6 years
Clark7476.2 years
Businesses in Winchester, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Lowe's2
ALDI1Marriott3
AT&T3Martin's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets18
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1Mazda1
Ann Taylor1McDonald's9
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's3New Balance2
AutoZone2New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins3Nike10
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Burger King2Outback1
CVS5Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A3Panera Bread1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Coldwater Creek1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Costco1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
DHL2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Deb1Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry6Rite Aid2
Dennys2Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts5SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear2Sears3
Fashion Bug1Sleep Inn1
FedEx21Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Subaru1
GameStop4Subway11
Gymboree1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile4
Hilton3T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn3Taco Bell2
Hollister Co.1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target2
Honda1The Room Place2
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP2Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul4
Jones New York2UPS21
Journeys1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens3
La-Z-Boy2Walmart2
Lane Furniture4Wendy's2
LensCrafters1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1Wingate1
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