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Winchester, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Winchester had a population of 18,490 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Winchester, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,490
Population in Households 18,118
Population in Familes 14,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density2 2,103
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $41,220
Average Household Income $55,070
Per Capita Income $22,900


Total Housing Units 8,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,106 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,443 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,007 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $140,964
Average Home Value $179,555


Total Households 7,549
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,782
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.08% 0.29%
Households -0.02% 0.23%
Families -0.2% 0.09%
Median Household Income   4.03%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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, 2018 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 Density # 110 80th
Diversity Index # 103 81st
Median Household Income # 284 48th
Per Capita Income # 277 49th

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