Winchester, Kentucky Population 2021

18,600
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Winchester is a city located in Clark County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Clark County. With a 2020 population of 18,600, it is the 21st largest city in Kentucky and the 1966th largest city in the United States . Winchester is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,368 in 2010. Winchester reached it's highest population of 18,600 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Winchester has a population density of 2,035 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winchester is $62,545 with a poverty rate of 19.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $698 per month, and the median house value is $128,200. The median age in Winchester is 39.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Winchester Demographics

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

  • White: 88.67%
  • Black or African American: 7.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winchester, Kentucky is 18,600 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,522.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,368.

Winchester, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,34188.67%
Black or African American1,4297.75%
Two or More Races3641.98%
Asian1881.02%
Some Other Race890.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.10%
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Winchester Population by Race

Winchester Population Pyramid $2021

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Winchester Median Age

39.3


Total

36.5


Male

41.6


Female

Winchester Adults

There are 14,216 adults, (3,079 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female

9,768

53.00%

Male

8,661

47.00%

Winchester Population by Age

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All54.3%45.7%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Male43.3%56.7%
Female33.9%66.1%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winchester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7132.3554.3
Non Family3,0061.3144.3
Married2,9963.174.9
Female1,3302.9233.9
Male3812.6543.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Winchester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9167.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,1489.00%
High School Graduate4,49135.19%
Some College2,95323.14%
Associates Degree1,0177.97%
Bachelors Degree1,59112.47%
Graduate Degree6455.05%
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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
White11,0969,3972,055
Black1,065881133
Hispanic31017835
2+ Races14310713
Asian122109
Other Race8951
Native American1818

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 18.52%.

Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,223$41,422$27,068
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$15,940$28,587
High School Graduate$29,118$38,131$22,634
Some College$31,899$45,748$26,118
Bachelors Degree$49,429$49,671$48,365
Graduate Degree$57,596$74,519$43,371

$33,223

Average Earnings

$41,422

Average Male

$27,068

Average Female

Winchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winchester Language by Age

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Winchester Language

96.80% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Winchester Language

Winchester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6262,79417.88%
Hispanic58035661.38%
Multiple34717349.86%
Black1,40116912.06%
Asian1885227.66%
Other841416.67%

19.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.98%

Male Poverty Rate

20.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is Hispanic, with 61.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winchester is Black, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.92%.

Winchester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.49%
High School17.00%
Some College12.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.28%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.60%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed9.97%
Female Employed8.51%

Winchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,747$62,545
Families$60,086$73,788
Married Families$79,583-
Non Families$28,058$42,058
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Income by Household Type

Winchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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 Marital Status

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1,070

Number of Veterans

942

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam410
First Gulf War193
Korea169
Second Gulf War145
World War II38

Winchester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+340
65 to 74317
55 to 64180
35 to 54163
18 to 3470

Winchester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0027.91%
Black544.83%
2+ Races147.14%
Hispanic123.46%

Winchester Veterans by Race

Winchester Veterans by Education

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11.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

7%

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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75.17%

Born in Winchester

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.24% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 75.17% having been born in Kentucky. 1.37% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,600260.14%
202018,574260.14%
201918,548260.14%
201818,5221260.68%
201718,39670.04%
201618,389790.43%
201518,31040.02%
201418,306220.12%
201318,284-83-0.45%
201218,3671130.62%
201118,254-101-0.55%
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%

Winchester Population by Year