Winchester, Illinois Population 2024

1,477

Winchester is a city located in Scott County Illinois. Winchester has a 2024 population of 1,477. It is also the county seat of Scott County.Winchester is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,570 in 2020.

The average household income in Winchester is $59,328 with a poverty rate of 20.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Winchester is 39.7 years, 38.6 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Winchester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Winchester was:

  • White: 95.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.96%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,308.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.92% (-93)
The current population of Winchester, Illinois is 1,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,570.

Winchester, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,47695.78%
Two or more races613.96%
Other race40.26%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Winchester Population by Race

Winchester Population Pyramid 2024

Winchester Median Age

39.7

Total

38.6

Male

40.5

Female

Winchester Adults

There are 1,116 adults, (249 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female83854.38%
Male70345.62%

Winchester Population by Age

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6362.4267.832.2
Married2693.0389.210.8
Non Family2221.160.439.6
Female1253.3438.461.6
Male203.154555
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Winchester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Winchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.22%.

Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,250

Average Earnings

$34,205

Average Male

$28,534

Average Female

Winchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winchester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Winchester Language

98.52% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.2% of the population.

Winchester Language

Winchester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,47631621.41%
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20.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.79%

Male Poverty Rate

23.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 21.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 21.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.91%.

Winchester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.4%
Some College18.42%
High School13.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%
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Winchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed11.08%
Male Employed8.38%
Male Unemployed
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Winchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winchester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Winchester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Winchester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Winchester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Winchester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Winchester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Winchester Veterans by War

count

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Winchester Veterans by Age

count

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Winchester Veterans by Race

Winchester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Winchester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Winchester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Winchester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.88%

Born in Winchester

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 89.88% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Winchester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,367-22-1.58%
20281,389-22-1.56%
20271,411-22-1.54%
20261,433-22-1.51%
20251,455-22-1.49%
20241,477-22-1.47%
20231,499-22-1.45%
20221,521-22-1.43%
20211,543-27-1.72%
20201,570956.44%
20191,47570.48%
20181,468-10-0.68%
20171,478-21-1.4%
20161,499-19-1.25%
20151,518-17-1.11%
20141,535-13-0.84%
20131,548-25-1.59%
20121,573181.16%
20111,555-30-1.89%
20101,585
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Winchester Population by Year