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Population (year 2000): 23,585. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,119 (+6.5% change)
Males: 11,434 (48.5%), Females: 12,151 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $34,335 (year 2000)
Median house value: $108,900 (year 2000)

Winchester, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Winchester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.4%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (12.9%), Irish (11.8%), United States (11.4%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (2.9%).

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Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

Winchester,

For population 25 years and over in Winchester

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

6.8% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+6.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Frederick, (54.1 miles bestlodging.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (81.3 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (215.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: City, VA Stephens (7.3 miles VA (9.5 miles Boyce, VA (12.8 miles Berryville, VA (13.0 miles Middletown, WV (14.6 miles Inwood, Royal, VA Front (17.6 miles VA (18.5 miles Strasburg, Capon Bridge, WV (20.3 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 102 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2000: 102 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2003: 122 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2005: 155 buildings, average cost: $177,400

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 78.17 W

Area code: 540


Winchester, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Manufacturing (18.8%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,221 (+43.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,063 (50.9%)


 

Crime in Winchester by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 17.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 6 10 16 9 7
    per 100,000 38.2 25.4 42.4 67.8 38.2 29.7
Robberies 21 23 21 30 30 20
    per 100,000 89.0 97.5 89.0 127.2 127.2 84.8
Assaults 69 83 39 41 34 47
    per 100,000 292.6 351.9 165.4 173.8 144.2 199.3
Burglaries 147 174 162 131 168 108
    per 100,000 623.3 737.8 686.9 555.4 712.3 457.9
Thefts 1,108 920 1,114 1,214 1,125 1,259
    per 100,000 4697.9 3900.8 4723.3 5147.3 4770.0 5338.1
Auto thefts 39 51 56 42 53 60
    per 100,000 165.4 216.2 237.4 178.1 224.7 254.4
362.2 334.8 332.8 359.1 340.9 343.1


Average climate in Winchester, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winchester,

Winchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Winchester city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center caused $250,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: PREMIER COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), TREX CO INC (LUMBER & WOOD PRODUCTS (NO FURNITURE)), AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP (MILLWOOD, VENEER, PLYWOOD & STRUCTURAL WOOD MEMBERS).


Hospital/medical center in Winchester:
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (1840 AMHERST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Winchester:
  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSP (about 18 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA)
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; RANSON, WV)
  • CITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winchester:
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 48 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 75 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; ID: CHO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winchester:
  • WINCHESTER REGIONAL (about 4 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; ID: OKV)
  • FRONT ROYAL-WARREN COUNTY (about 19 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA; ID: FRR)
  • EASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD FLD (about 20 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV; ID: MRB)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $17,360 $52,080 1 $664
Natural Resources 1 $2,610 $31,320 0 $0
Water Supply 26 $89,446 $41,282 0 $0
Transit 8 $18,996 $28,494 6 $11,393
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 467 $1,398,455 $35,934 175 $93,228
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 124 $237,919 $23,024 72 $63,628
Other and Unallocable 61 $164,474 $32,355 11 $7,426
Financial Administration 24 $80,514 $40,257 4 $2,387
Other Government Administration 17 $62,614 $44,198 2 $1,574
Judicial and Legal 25 $76,106 $36,530 8 $10,355
Police Protection - Officers 64 $241,049 $45,196 2 $2,845
Police - Other 13 $32,094 $29,625 1 $1,439
Firefighters 57 $195,273 $41,110 7 $7,981
Fire - Other 2 $5,993 $35,958 1 $611
Correction 175 $557,357 $38,218 9 $4,858
Streets and Highways 25 $69,207 $33,219 0 $0
Welfare 31 $90,739 $35,124 4 $5,741
Health 1 $3,053 $36,636 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 15 $33,810 $27,048 0 $0
Sewerage 24 $68,052 $34,026 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 22 $54,520 $29,738 31 $20,776
Totals for Government 1186 $3,499,641 $35,409 334 $234,906


Colleges/Universities in Winchester:
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,030; Location: 1460 UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.su.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • WINCHESTER BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 44 E PICADILLY ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (Location: 1840 AMHERST; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Winchester:
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 11,829)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,406)
Public high schools in Winchester:
  • JAMES WOOD HIGH (Students: 1,133; Location: 161 APPLE PIE RIDGE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JOHN HANDLEY HIGH (Students: 1,071; Location: 425 HANDLEY BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MILLBROOK HIGH (Students: 970; Location: 251 FIRST WOODS DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Winchester:
  • ROSEDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 271; Location: 2581 NORTHWESTERN PIKE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 185; Location: 153 NARROW LANE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • TIMBER RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: PO BOX 3160; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Winchester:
  • JAMES WOOD MIDDLE (Students: 1,121; Location: 1313 AMHERST STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DANIEL MORGAN MIDDLE (Students: 892; Location: 48 S PURCELL AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FREDERICK COUNTY MIDDLE (Students: 826; Location: 441 LINDEN DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ARMEL ELEM. (Students: 651; Location: 2239 FRONT ROYAL PIKE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SENSENY ROAD ELEM. (Students: 615; Location: 1481 SENSENY ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • REDBUD RUN ELEM. (Students: 614; Location: 250 FIRST WOODS DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • APPLE PIE RIDGE ELEM. (Students: 499; Location: 349 APPLE PIE RIDGE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • INDIAN HOLLOW ELEM. (Students: 494; Location: 1548 NORTH HAYFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VIRGINIA AVE. CHARLOTTE DEHART (Students: 473; Location: 550 VIRGINIA AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORCHARD VIEW ELEM (Students: 460; Location: 4275 MIDDLE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Winchester:
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 155; Location: 1713 AMHERST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WINCHESTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 1905 HENRY AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
Library in Winchester:
  • HANDLEY REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,131,782; Location: 100 W. PICCADILLY ST., P. O. BOX 58; 139,296 books; 2,397 audio materials; 1,521 video materials; 320 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: War Memorial Building (A).

Shopping Centers: Ward Plaza Shopping Center (1), Burke Center Shopping Center (2), Apple Blossom Center Shopping Center (3), Apple Blossom Corners Shopping Center (4), Apple Blossom Mall Shopping Center (5), Apple Valley Square Shopping Center (6), Pineville Plaza Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Winchester include: Southside Church of Christ (A), Winchester Church of the Brethren (B), New Hope Alliance Church (C), Old Stone Church (D).

Cemeteries: Orrick Cemetery (1), Mount Hebron Cemetery (2), Wood Cemetery (3), Winchester National Cemetery (4), Sacred Heart Cemetery (5).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A).

Parks in Winchester include: Kernstown Battlefield (1), Winchester Historic District (2), Winchester Recreation Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Winchester compared to Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchester:
  • WINC (1400 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTFX (610 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, VA)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchester:
  • W233AA (94.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W267AK (101.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W208AD (89.5 FM; WINCHESTER, ETC., VA; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRE (105.5 FM; BERRYVILLE, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZRV (95.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: ROYAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WWRT (104.9 FM; STRASBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFQX (99.3 FM; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Winchester:
  • WAZW-CA (Channel 48; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WAZF-CA (Channel 28; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)

 

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