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The City of Winchester had a population of 18,227 as of July 1, 2016. Winchester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winchester is located at latitude 38.0024 and longitude -84.1906 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Winchester (GNIS ID: 2405761) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Winchester is located within Winchester Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Winchester, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,227
Population in Households 17,856
Population in Familes 14,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density1 2,073
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,501
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,771
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,898 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,603 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 964 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $126,844
Average Home Value $157,278
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,300
Average Household Income $51,034
Per Capita Income $21,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.01%
Households -0.13% -0.01%
Families -0.3% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Winchester, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchester to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 96th
Population Density1 # 109 80th
Diversity Index2 # 104 81st
Median Household Income # 295 46th
Per Capita Income # 263 51st

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