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Population in 2010: 1,763. Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 907  (51.4%)
Females: 856  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54557, 54947.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,826 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Winchester:

$61,826
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,134

Winchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $183,744 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Winchester:

$183,744
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,535; Detached houses: $190,527; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,754; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $313,244; Mobile homes: $23,465

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Winchester races chart
  • White alone - 1,731 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winchester: 163.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (53.7%), Norwegian (11.5%), Irish (10.5%), Polish (5.4%), United States (5.1%), English (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Winchester town:  1.6% ($1,953)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Winchester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (13.6 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (85.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (170.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winneconne, WI (2.4 miles ), Wolf River, WI (2.5 miles ), Dale, WI (2.5 miles ), Butte des Morts, WI (2.6 miles ), Poygan, WI (3.0 miles ), Vinland, WI (3.1 miles ), Fremont, WI (3.2 miles ), Greenville, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 88.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Winchester household income distribution Winchester home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +225 (+15.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Paper (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Winchester town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winnebago County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Winchester:

  • CLARITY CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • AFFINITY VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NEENAH, WI)
  • THEDACARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; APPLETON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Winchester:

  • 14 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) - Bus Station
  • 15 miles: OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 14 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,092)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 14 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 36 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 37 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 45 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 50 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 76 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 4,592)

Library in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,222; Location: 2117 LAKE STREET; 7,753 books; 11,545 e-books; 2,542 audio materials; 936 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winchester: Eckstein Farm (A), Clayton - Winchester Fire Department Station 44 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Winchester: Grace Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Winnebago County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.0. This is about average.
City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

LIVING HOPE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2003), St Public Notif issued (JUL-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2003)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Winchester, WI

Winchester compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winchester town (based on Winnebago County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.42%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents48.5%17.6%10.5%5.7%3.8%
Congregations12.8%17.4%14.7%6.4%6.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.9%2.4%1.6%0.9%5.9%
Congregations6.4%4.6%1.8%0.9%28.4%
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: 12
Winnebago County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Winnebago County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
This county:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Winnebago County:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

13.0%

7.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Outagamie County, WI  2.07% ($35,048 average AGI)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.46% ($34,054)
from Calumet County, WI  0.38% ($44,486)


6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Outagamie County, WI  2.11% ($36,435 average AGI)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.38% ($33,284)
to Calumet County, WI  0.34% ($38,407)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSH (1490 AM; 1 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCY (690 AM; 0 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSCO (1570 AM; 1 kW; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 150 meters (492ft)
Total costs: $1,027,000
Total average daily traffic: 245,475
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,371

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 23
  • 2010-2012: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Winchester, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 46.221417 Lon: -89.897500, Call Sign: WQPM365
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 06/26/2022, Certifier: Philip Williams
    Registrant: Northway Communication Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WINCHESTER, Winchester Cell Site (Lat: 44.234444 Lon: -88.722222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WQPG618
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2012, Expiration Date: 05/11/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:


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