Winchester, Kentucky Population 2020

18,629
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Winchester is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 18,629, it is the 21st largest city in Kentucky and the 1952nd largest city in the United States. Winchester is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,368 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Winchester has a population density of 2,038 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winchester is $58,453 with a poverty rate of 20.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $125,300. The median age in Winchester is 38.2 years, 35.4 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Winchester Demographics

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

  • White: 89.57%
  • Black or African American: 7.27%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winchester, Kentucky is 18,629, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,577.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,368.

Winchester, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,49289.57%
Black or African American1,3397.27%
Two or More Races3581.94%
Asian1550.84%
Some Other Race520.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.09%
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Winchester Population Pyramid 2020

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Winchester Median Age

38.2


Total

35.4


Male

40.7


Female

Winchester Adults

There are 14,027 adults, (2,913 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female

9,498

51.58%

Male

8,915

48.42%

Winchester Households and Families

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All54.3%45.7%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family44%56%
Female33%67%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5922.3954.3
Non Family3,1161.3344
Married2,8853.2174.4
Female1,0973.0233
Male4942.8649.4

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Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

12.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Winchester Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9667.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,1669.33%
High School Graduate4,37335.00%
Some College2,88823.12%
Associates Degree9097.28%
Bachelors Degree1,60212.82%
Graduate Degree5894.71%
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Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9499,2812,050
Black953745114
Hispanic32910311
Multiple Races15013516
Asian9580
Other Race5219
Native American1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.72%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,369$38,406$27,075
Less Than High School$17,894$16,530$21,087
High School Grad$32,190$36,942$23,375
Some College$31,272$39,946$26,462
Bachelors Degree$49,684$52,946$45,673
Graduate Degree$54,360$68,906$45,536

$32,369

Average Earnings

$38,406

Average Male

$27,075

Average Female

Winchester Language

Winchester Language by Age

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Winchester Language

96.57% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Winchester Poverty

Winchester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7082,97118.91%
Hispanic61647076.30%
Black1,31018313.97%
Multiple33513640.60%
Other47714.89%

20.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.73%

Male Poverty Rate

23.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is Hispanic, with 76.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winchester is Black, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.41%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.19%
High School16.87%
Some College12.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.70%
Male Unemployed36.86%
Male Employed9.75%
Female Employed8.92%

Winchester Income

Winchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,273$58,453
Families$54,785$68,557
Married Families$77,301-
Non Families$28,295$40,986
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Winchester Marital Status

Winchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Winchester Marital Status by Race

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Winchester Veterans

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1,285

Number of Veterans

1,187

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War260
Second Gulf War237
Korea177
World War II110
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Age Group Veterans
75+322
65 to 74304
55 to 64291
35 to 54285
18 to 3483
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2059.56%
Black686.62%
2 or More125.80%
Hispanic61.73%

Winchester Veterans by Education

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14.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Employment Status

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.59%

Born in Kentucky

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 75.59% having been born in Kentucky. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,629260.14%
201918,603260.14%
201818,5771410.76%
201718,436260.14%
201618,410820.45%
201518,32890.05%
201418,319230.13%
201318,296-81-0.44%
201218,3771210.66%
201118,256-99-0.54%
201018,3551,6310.93%
200016,7249250.57%
199015,7995830.38%
198015,2161,8141.28%
197013,4023,2152.78%
196010,1879611.00%
19509,2266320.71%
19408,5943610.43%
19308,233-100-0.12%
19208,3331,1771.53%
19107,1561,1921.84%
19005,9641,4452.81%
18904,5190.00%