Winchester, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 18,486 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 8,997  (48.7%)
Females: 9,489  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40391.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,409 (it was $31,254 in 2000)
Winchester:

$41,409
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,553 (it was $15,611 in 2000)

Winchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,384 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Winchester:

$134,384
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,974; detached houses: $155,628; townhouses or other attached units: $120,597; in 2-unit structures: $153,125; mobile homes: $16,029

Median gross rent in 2017: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winchester: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 62.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winchester, KY (2017)
    • 15,85685.8%White alone
    • 1,4898.1%Black alone
    • 6533.5%Hispanic
    • 3011.6%Two or more races
    • 1440.8%Asian alone
    • 160.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Kentucky as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winchester is 234 to 1.


Crime rates in Winchester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
2
(10.8)
4
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(42.4)
7
(42.1)
3
(18.2)
5
(30.2)
3
(18.1)
4
(23.9)
7
(37.8)
8
(43.5)
7
(37.9)
6
(32.6)
11
(59.6)
15
(81.3)
6
(32.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(90.8)
13
(78.2)
9
(54.5)
10
(60.4)
15
(90.5)
21
(125.3)
32
(173.0)
15
(81.6)
13
(70.4)
19
(103.3)
13
(70.4)
19
(102.9)
17
(92.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(127.1)
41
(246.6)
17
(102.9)
24
(145.0)
11
(66.3)
49
(292.5)
106
(573.1)
26
(141.5)
32
(173.2)
16
(87.0)
21
(113.7)
13
(70.4)
16
(86.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
160
(968.5)
221
(1,329)
170
(1,029)
117
(706.7)
160
(964.8)
200
(1,194)
210
(1,135)
168
(914.3)
145
(784.7)
113
(614.6)
168
(910.0)
147
(796.3)
186
(1,007)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
660
(3,995)
633
(3,808)
582
(3,524)
517
(3,123)
561
(3,383)
622
(3,713)
756
(4,088)
769
(4,185)
755
(4,086)
680
(3,698)
760
(4,117)
817
(4,426)
858
(4,643)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(272.4)
47
(282.7)
23
(139.3)
10
(60.4)
22
(132.7)
19
(113.4)
10
(54.1)
36
(195.9)
35
(189.4)
42
(228.4)
44
(238.3)
54
(292.5)
81
(438.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.2)
N/A4
(24.1)
6
(35.8)
6
(32.4)
5
(27.2)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
7
(37.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)335.9374.5287.7274.7268.3380.2465.7378.3319.6294.6349.8377.0383.8

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City-data.com crime index in Winchester, KY

Crime rate in Winchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (35.1%), English (10.9%), Irish (8.3%), German (5.6%), Scottish (3.2%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1866

Land area: 7.64 square miles.

Population density: 2,418 people per square mile   (low).

Winchester, Kentucky map

328 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,311 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,164 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (17.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Boonesboro, KY (2.3 miles ),
North Middletown, KY (3.3 miles ),
Mount Sterling, KY (3.7 miles ),
Paris, KY (3.9 miles ),
Camargo, KY (4.0 miles ),
Clay City, KY (4.1 miles ),
Fayette, KY (4.1 miles ),
Lexington-Fayette, KY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 84.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,122 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,941 (48.6%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Winchester, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winchester, KY in 2017
Winchester satellite photo by USGS

Winchester tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 1998: 162 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1999: 306 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2000: 123 buildings, average cost: $78,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Winchester, KY residents
Average permit cost in Winchester, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Winchester, KY
Historical housing units in Winchester, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +868 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Winchester, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Winchester, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Winchester, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Winchester, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0683. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0683
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Winchester city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchester-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from Winchester center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from Winchester center
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) earthquake occurred 203.6 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 208.5 miles away from Winchester center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 152.4 miles away from Winchester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchester topographic map

Main business address for: DELTA NATURAL GAS CO INC (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION).

Hospitals and medical centers in Winchester:

  • CLARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 175 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE EAST (407 SHOPPERS DRIVE)
  • CLARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-FOUNTAIN CIRCLE (200 GLENWAY ROAD)
  • FMC - WINCHESTER (1145 W. LEXINGTON AVE.)
  • CLARK COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (273 SHOPPERS DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Winchester:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchester:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 18 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 19 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 40 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Morehead State University (about 44 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Somerset Community College (about 69 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Public high schools in Winchester:

  • GEORGE ROGERS CLARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,614, Location: 2745 NEW BOONESBORO ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PHOENIX ACADEMY (Location: 100 VAUGHT RD, Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 102, Location: 2410 W LEXINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Winchester:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 321, Location: 15 REDWING DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST AGATHA ACADEMY (Students: 144, Location: 244 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CLARK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 2450 COLBY RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Winchester

Library in Winchester:

  • CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,021,171; Location: 370 SOUTH BURNS AVENUE; 89,387 books; 3,043 audio materials; 3,619 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 187 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winchester: Winchester Country Club (A), Winchseter Fire Department Station 3 (B), Winchester Fire Department Station 2 (C), Clark County Fire Department Station 1 (D), Winchester Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winchester include: Allen Church (A), Clark Church (B), Northside Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Daniel Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bluegrass Heritage Museum (34 South Main Street), Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 370 South Burns Avenue), Holly Rood (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 28 Buckner Street), Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission (2 South Maple Street # A), Boonesborough State Park (Tours & Charters; 4375 Boonesboro Road).

Hotels: Best Value Inn (5100 Revilo Road), Best Western Country Squire (1307 West Lexington Avenue), Days Inn (1100 Interstate Drive), Budget Inn (1510 West Lexington Avenue), Hampton Inn Winchester (1025 Early Drive), Comfort Suites Winchester (960 Interstate Drive), Hampton Inn of Winchester (1025 Early Drive), Super 8 Motel (5100 Revilo Road).

Courts: Food Court Solutions (1225 Early Drive), Clark County - Circuit Clerk - District Court Records (17 Cleveland Avenue).

Birthplace of: Matt Ginter - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Dec 24, 1977), Roger E. Moore - Magazine editor, William Harrow - Union Army general, Yeremiah Bell - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Mar 3, 1978), Andrew Preston - College basketball player (Belmont Bruins), David Bruton (American football) - Football player, Matt Long - Film actor.

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

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

WINCHESTER MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Population served: 32,213, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
RED RIVER ROCKHOUSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • EAST CLARK CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7,366, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2010:

  • 179 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Winchester in 2000:

  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 15 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Winchester (2011 data):

  • Winchester Federal Bank: at 57 S Main St, branch established on 1934/01/01; Bypass Road Branch at 1705 Bypass Road, branch established on 2002/09/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $164.1 mil, Deposits: $94.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Central Bank & Trust Co.: North Maple Branch at 43 North Maple Street, branch established on 1885/01/01; Pioneer Drive at 1110 Pioneer Drive, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2011/02/22: Bank assets: $1,908.6 mil, Deposits: $1,648.8 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Winchester Main Street Branch at 120 South Main Street, branch established on 1885/01/01; Winchester Plaza Branch at 125 Winchester Reservoir Rd, branch established on 1969/10/20. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Kentucky Bank: Winchester Downtown Branch at 24 West Lexington Avenue, branch established on 1865/01/01; By-Pass Branch at Winchester By-Pass And Colby Road, branch established on 1963/12/06. Info updated 2007/12/21: Bank assets: $659.7 mil, Deposits: $543.1 mil, headquarters in Paris, KY, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Exchange Bank: Winchester Branch at 175 Brooks Place Way, branch established on 2000/02/12; Winchester Main Branch at 101 N Main Street, branch established on 2003/10/01. Info updated 2009/02/09: Bank assets: $352.6 mil, Deposits: $304.7 mil, headquarters in Stanton, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Genbeach Co., Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Winchester Ky Bypass Branch at 825 Bypass Road, branch established on 1975/07/14; Winchester Ky Main Branch at 30 W Broadway St, branch established on 2000/10/02. 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
  • Traditional Bank, Inc.: Winchester Branch at 875 Colby Rd., branch established on 1998/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,078.8 mil, Deposits: $872.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Sterling, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Traditional Bancorporation, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Winchester Branch at 846 Bypass Road, branch established on 1996/03/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Winchester Branch at 1859 Bypass Road, branch established on 2008/09/20. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Winchester:

Marital status in Winchester, KY
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Winchester:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Winchester
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Religion statistics for Winchester, KY (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,91251
Mainline Protestant3,65713
Black Protestant7934
Catholic7301
Other5192
None17,002-
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: 10
Clark County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Clark County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clark County:

20.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Winchester:

28.9
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winchester:

20.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winchester:

11.7%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winchester:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winchester:

34.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Winchester:

78.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winchester, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 58$215,751$44,63813$5,974
Police Protection - Officers 31$159,134$61,6001$2,157
Other and Unallocable 26$99,418$45,88519$800
Sewerage 20$56,908$34,1451$1,825
Solid Waste Management 19$44,941$28,3840$0
Streets and Highways 15$43,847$35,0780$0
Police - Other 15$51,903$41,52212$5,799
Water Supply 15$48,130$38,5046$10,138
Other Government Administration 11$30,267$33,0190$0
Financial Administration 8$29,470$44,2050$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$37,342$74,6841$879
Health 1$1,366$16,3920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,691$20,2920$0
Fire - Other 1$3,964$47,5680$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 227$824,132$43,56653$27,572

Winchester government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $7,820,000 ($423.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,911,000 ($265.66)
    Water Utilities: $2,765,000 ($149.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,378,000 ($128.64)
    Police Protection: $2,345,000 ($126.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,028,000 ($109.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,650,000 ($89.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,140,000 ($61.67)
    General - Other: $756,000 ($40.90)
    Financial Administration: $322,000 ($17.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($4.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $955,000 ($51.66)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $85,000 ($4.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $822,000 ($44.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $408,000 ($22.07)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($21.48)
    Police Protection: $200,000 ($10.82)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,719,000 ($579.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,715,000 ($92.77)

Winchester government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,621,000 ($466.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,529,000 ($190.90)
    Other: $2,077,000 ($112.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,449,000 ($78.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,788,000 ($96.72)
    Sewerage: $432,000 ($23.37)
    Other: $289,000 ($15.63)
    General Local Government Support: $58,000 ($3.14)
    Public Welfare: $23,000 ($1.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $938,000 ($50.74)
    General Local Government Support: $74,000 ($4.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $200,000 ($10.82)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($2.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,481,000 ($296.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $839,000 ($45.39)
    Highways: $418,000 ($22.61)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $8,459,000 ($457.59)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,265,000 ($122.53)
    Property: $2,183,000 ($118.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $691,000 ($37.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $315,000 ($17.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000 ($7.36)
    Other License: $62,000 ($3.35)

Winchester government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $49,186,000 ($2660.72)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,551,000 ($2518.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,513,000 ($1380.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,530,000 ($1326.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,049,000 ($597.70)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,065,000 ($544.47)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,635,000 ($142.54)

Winchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,256,000 ($392.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,551,000 ($2518.18)

7.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fayette County, KY  1.97% ($41,403 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KY  0.50% ($41,448)
from Madison County, KY  0.46% ($33,262)


6.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fayette County, KY  1.55% ($43,390 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KY  0.57% ($28,500)
to Madison County, KY  0.53% ($42,600)
Businesses in Winchester, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless2SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WYGH (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:

  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • W201BB (88.1 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:

  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Winchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 459ft / 140mTotal length
  • $2,453,000Total costs
  • 558,425Total average daily traffic
  • 67,870Total average daily truck traffic
  • 342,769Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winchester, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winchester, KY
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$108,93129$91,987137$118,08613$25,9161$485,00053$125,9191$14,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$68,0007$94,1931$7,0400$00$01$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$108,7476$69,79044$115,7088$38,7861$3,203,1801$64,0202$11,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$98,1874$117,57823$128,9540$00$02$109,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$156,6601$43,6005$116,6920$00$01$37,1100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.04, 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$123,3775$122,208
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$84,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$59,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$69,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.04, 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchester, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchester, KY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 136. The highest number of reported fires - 209 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Winchester, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.7%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winchester, KY
    • 83340.7%Outside Fires
    • 69634.0%Structure Fires
    • 40920.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1095.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchester, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winchester, Kentucky:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 5250 Revilo Rd, Winchester, Kentucky 40391 , Phone: (859) 745-3009, Fax: (859) 737-4058
  • Holiday Inn Express, 100 Winchester Plz, Winchester, Kentucky 40391 , Phone: (800) 465-4329
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winchester, Kentucky
Most common first names in Winchester, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26378.5 years
James24770.9 years
William21173.9 years
John17474.5 years
Robert12772.5 years
Charles11472.9 years
George9977.1 years
Elizabeth8279.4 years
Margaret7578.4 years
Anna7180.3 years
Most common last names in Winchester, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11976.2 years
Smith10474.8 years
Adams8774.8 years
Jones7272.2 years
Hall7272.7 years
Estes5772.4 years
Miller5775.6 years
Davis5377.5 years
Williams4877.8 years
Haggard4878.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winchester, KY
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winchester, KY
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Winchester compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Winchester on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
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