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Winchester city, Virginia (VA)


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County population in 2012: 26,881 (all urban); it was 23,585 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,268
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,593
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,571
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,746 (it was 5,430 in 2000)
% of renters here:

54%
State:

33%

Land area: 9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2848 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winchester city: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.1%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Winchester city, Virginia:


Median resident age:  35.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years

Males: 12,898  (43.6%)
Females: 13,305  (56.4%)

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Average household size:
Winchester city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,642 ($34,335 in 1999)
This county:

$43642
Virginia:

$59330

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $686 (lower quartile is $542, upper quartile is $905)
This county:

$686
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $268,241 (it was $109,800 in 2000)
Winchester city:

$268,241
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $202,056 - $360,311

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $286,465
Here:

$286,465
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $169,089
Here:

$169,089
State:

$310,878

In 2-unit structures: $609,901
Here:

$609,901
State:

$285,516

Mobile homes: $16,135
Here:

$16,135
State:

$37,843
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,580
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Institutionalized population: 157

Winchester city, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,583 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,441 (0.6%)


Winchester city household income distribution in 2009 Winchester city home values distribution


Winchester city contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.6%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 44.8% for other race residents, 49.8% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

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

13.2%
Whole state:

9.6%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

4.3%

Area name: Winchester, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Winchester city is $490 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $893 a month.

Winchester city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Winchester city:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 40 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.



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Current college students: 1,688
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,604 (19% naturalized citizens)

Winchester city:

6.8%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.9%

Winchester city marital status for males
Winchester city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Winchester city with a mortgage: 2,667 (288 second mortgage, 327 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,620

Here:

62.2% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.39%
Here65.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 15,423
Total congregations: 28

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents5,208 (33.8%)4,444 (28.8%)1,226 (7.9%)984 (6.4%)506 (3.3%)
Congregations1 (3.6%)6 (21.4%)2 (7.1%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents441 (2.9%)439 (2.8%)364 (2.4%)282 (1.8%)1,529 (9.9%)
Congregations1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)13 (46.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Winchester city -

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Winchester city:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Winchester city:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Winchester city:

17.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Virginia:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Winchester city:

22.4%
State:

18.6%


Tornado activity:

Winchester city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 13.3 times above overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
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%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Winchester city (%):





Winchester city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,604 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 2,027 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 124 (1%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 101 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0%)
  • Walked: 575 (5%)
  • Other means: 74 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 371 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Winchester city, Virginia in 2000:

People in group quarters in Winchester city, Virginia in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $61,611.

15.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.04%
Virginia average:

11.06%


0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($92 average AGI)
Winchester city:

0.10%
Virginia average:

0.41%

10.00% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($29,355 average AGI)
4.94% relocated from other states ($14,200 average AGI)
Winchester city:

4.94%
Virginia average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Frederick County, VA  5.69% ($44,647 average AGI)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.75% ($46,613)
from Warren County, VA  0.57% ($31,070)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.54% ($52,185)
from Clarke County, VA  0.47% ($66,404)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.42% ($40,714)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.33% ($32,000)


15.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.01%
Virginia average:

10.78%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
9.91% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($27,440 average AGI)
5.10% relocated to other states ($15,220 average AGI)
Winchester city:

5.10%
Virginia average:

4.13%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Frederick County, VA  6.48% ($43,111 average AGI)
to Berkeley County, WV  1.07% ($51,537)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.53% ($43,736)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.39% ($43,205)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.37% ($42,351)
to Warren County, VA  0.33% ($27,879)
to Clarke County, VA  0.31% ($35,194)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.9

Births per 1000 population in Winchester city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Winchester city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Winchester city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,226 (4,623 aged, 603 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 96844.1
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1658.660
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 248343.36

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1632.230
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1031.090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.94

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 101.5
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 226.920

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.92
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,227

Size of family households: 2,565 2-persons, 1,313 3-persons, 1,089 4-persons, 558 5-persons, 247 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,638 1-person, 765 2-persons, 155 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

90.0% of residents of Winchester city speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 26% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $195,628,000 ($7895 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,698,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,138,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,291,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,000
Federal grants: $27,163,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,651,000 ($1,988,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $24,367,000 ($14,006,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $25,988,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,194,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,554,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,990
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,261
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +731
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +138
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Winchester city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Winchester city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 175
  • 5 rooms: 771
  • 6 rooms: 1,276
  • 7 rooms: 789
  • 8 rooms: 681
  • 9+ rooms: 817
  • 1 room: 210
  • 2 rooms: 417
  • 3 rooms: 946
  • 4 rooms: 1,619
  • 5 rooms: 1,105
  • 6 rooms: 713
  • 7 rooms: 258
  • 8 rooms: 108
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Winchester city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 79
  • 2 bedrooms: 603
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,636
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,015
  • 5+ bedrooms: 238
  • no bedroom: 246
  • 1 bedroom: 1,502
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,286
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,175
  • 4 bedrooms: 190
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Winchester city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 255
  • 1 vehicle: 1,347
  • 2 vehicles: 1,896
  • 3 vehicles: 800
  • 4 vehicles: 203
  • 5+ vehicles: 70
  • no vehicle: 977
  • 1 vehicle: 2,567
  • 2 vehicles: 1,506
  • 3 vehicles: 281
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5+ vehicles: 32

46% of Winchester city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Virginia.

Winchester city:

45.6%
State average:

53.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Winchester city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.8%)
  • Electricity (28.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (49.0%)
  • Utility gas (35.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

3.9%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 830
Here:

57.6%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:



Winchester city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Winchester city Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Winchester city, 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 city, 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

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