Winchester, Wisconsin

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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 2013: $59,805 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Winchester:

$59,805
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,859 (it was $21,182 in 2000)

Winchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $182,724 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Winchester:

$182,724
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,312; Detached houses: $168,627; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,507; In 2-unit structures: $123,111; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,061; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,477; Mobile homes: $38,585
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  • Races in Winchester, WI (2010)

    Winchester races chart
    • 1,73198.2%White alone
    • 150.9%Hispanic
    • 100.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Winchester: 94.8 (less than average, 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).

Winchester,WI real estate house value index trend

Winchester, Wisconsin map

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +225 (+15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Winchester, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 38% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 399.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.4 miles away from Winchester center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 373.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 335.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 421.5 miles away from Winchester center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 175.1 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 Winnebago County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • OMRO CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OMRO, WI)
  • PARK VIEW HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSHKOSH, WI)
  • PARK VIEW HC REHAB PAV (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINNEBAGO, WI)
  • PARK VIEW HEALTH CENTER PLEASANT ACRES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINNEBAGO, 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: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 14 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 16 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 32 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 32 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 36 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 38 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • WILDERNESS INN BAR & RESTAURANT (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILDERNESS INN MOTEL (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVING HOPE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THIRTY POINT TRADING POST AND TAP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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%

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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,51411
Evangelical Protestant23,93866
Mainline Protestant21,02243
Other1,35910
None84,161-
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: 12
Winnebago County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

13.0%

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Outagamie County, WI  1.92% ($31,095 average AGI)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.36% ($30,641)
from Calumet County, WI  0.27% ($39,589)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($539 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Outagamie County, WI  1.87% ($32,844 average AGI)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.34% ($32,461)
to Calumet County, WI  0.32% ($37,856)

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
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 150m492ftTotal length
  • $1,027,000Total costs
  • 245,475Total average daily traffic
  • 1,371Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 232000-2009
  • 42010-2012
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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