Winchester, Illinois Population 2021

1,481
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Winchester is a city located in Scott County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 1,481, it is the 545th largest city in Illinois and the 8757th largest city in the United States . Winchester is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,593 in 2010. Winchester reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Winchester has a population density of 1,312 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winchester is $65,563 with a poverty rate of 13.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $499 per month, and the median house value is $86,200. The median age in Winchester is 39.5 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Winchester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Winchesterwas:

  • White: 96.23%
  • Native American: 1.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winchester, Illinois is 1,481 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,467.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,593.

Winchester, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,78696.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native291.56%
Two or More Races251.35%
Some Other Race130.70%
Black or African American30.16%
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Winchester Population by Race

Winchester Population Pyramid $2021

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Winchester Median Age

39.5


Total

38.7


Male

40.9


Female

Winchester Adults

There are 1,403 adults, (268 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female

978

52.69%

Male

878

47.31%

Winchester Population by Age

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Male72%28%
All75.1%24.9%
Married90.9%9.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winchester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6982.6675.1
Married3423.2690.9
Non Family2211.1962.4
Female1103.5851.8
Male253.4472

3.26

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Winchester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade372.89%
9th to 12th Grade463.59%
High School Graduate59646.56%
Some College22617.66%
Associates Degree977.58%
Bachelors Degree17313.52%
Graduate Degree1058.20%
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Winchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2471,173264
Hispanic1344
Other Race1344
2+ Races11117
Native American66
Black333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$39,550$26,992
Less Than 9th Grade$11,000$11,625$
High School Graduate$27,472$39,028$22,917
Some College$38,500$52,656$31,250
Bachelors Degree$42,727$$43,281
Graduate Degree$50,313$49,063$51,250

$35,000

Average Earnings

$39,550

Average Male

$26,992

Average Female

Winchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winchester Language by Age

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Winchester Language

98.61% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Winchester Language

Winchester Poverty by Race

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13.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

12.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.53%.

Winchester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.28%
High School14.93%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.21%
Female Unemployed8.70%
Male Employed7.87%
Female Employed7.19%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,625$65,563
Families$70,069$79,199
Married Families$85,795-
Non Families$24,485$32,620
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Income by Household Type

Winchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Winchester Married by Age and Sex

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Winchester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Winchester Marital Status by Race

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Winchester Marital Status

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114

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War17
Korea6
Second Gulf War4
World War II3

Winchester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5434
65 to 7433
55 to 6427
75+20
18 to 34

Winchester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1057.66%
Native American6100.00%
Black3100.00%

Winchester Veterans by Race

Winchester Veterans by Education

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9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Winchester Employment by Age

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Winchester Employment by Race

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Winchester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.57%

Born in Winchester

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 90.57% having been born in Illinois. 0.16% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,48170.47%
20201,47470.48%
20191,46770.48%
20181,460-17-1.15%
20171,477-21-1.40%
20161,498-18-1.19%
20151,516-19-1.24%
20141,535-14-0.90%
20131,549-22-1.40%
20121,571161.03%
20111,555-30-1.89%
20101,5850.00%

Winchester Population by Year