Winchester, Illinois Population 2022

1,570
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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 1,570, it is the 551st largest city in Illinois and the 12294th largest city in the United States. Winchester is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,574 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Winchester has a population density of 1,391 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winchester is $65,563 with a poverty rate of 15.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $91,400. 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: 98.31%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winchester, Illinois is 1,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,574.

Winchester, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,68898.31%
Black or African American100.58%
Some Other Race140.82%
Two or More Races50.29%
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Winchester Population by Race

Winchester Population Pyramid 2022

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Winchester Median Age

42.7


Total

42.2


Male

44.2


Female

Winchester Adults

There are 1,299 adults, (264 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female

882

51.37%

Male

835

48.63%

Winchester Population by Age

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Male78.8%21.2%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family68%32%
Female42.4%57.6%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winchester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6702.5676.1
Married3492.9988.8
Male333.3678.8
Female853.9342.4
Non Family2031.1268

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Winchester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.38%
9th to 12th Grade393.32%
High School Graduate58149.40%
Some College16814.29%
Associates Degree574.85%
Bachelors Degree19616.67%
Graduate Degree1079.10%
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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
Black101010
Other Race1474
Hispanic1474
White1,1521,092289

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$33,500$40,000$27,266
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,417$40,658$22,796
Some College$35,208$40,469$28,333
Bachelors Degree$42,000$29,125$43,875
Graduate Degree$50,833$$50,000

$33,500

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$27,266

Average Female

Winchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winchester Language by Age

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Winchester Language

97.86% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Winchester Language

Winchester Poverty by Race

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15.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 15.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.29%.

Winchester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.40%
High School15.49%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.52%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed10.90%
Female Unemployed37.50%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,500$66,871
Families$63,859$79,079
Married Families$80,536-
Non Families$26,250$34,961
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Income by Household Type

Winchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

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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101

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War11
Vietnam50
Korea6
World War II2

Winchester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5423
55 to 6418
65 to 7432
75+28

Winchester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White917.17%
Black10100.00%

Winchester Veterans by Race

Winchester Veterans by Education

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7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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91.21%

Born in Winchester

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 91.21% having been born in Illinois. 0.17% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5930.00%
20111,591-2-0.13%
20121,589-2-0.13%
20131,587-2-0.13%
20141,585-2-0.13%
20151,583-2-0.13%
20161,581-2-0.13%
20171,579-2-0.13%
20181,577-2-0.13%
20191,575-2-0.13%
20201,574-1-0.06%
20211,572-2-0.13%
20221,570-2-0.13%

Winchester Population by Year