Winchester, Virginia Population 2020

29,004
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Winchester is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 29,004, it is the 20th largest city in Virginia and the 1323rd largest city in the United States. Winchester is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 10.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,203 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Winchester has a population density of 3,155 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winchester is $75,613 with a poverty rate of 14.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,011 per month, and the median house value is $236,800. The median age in Winchester is 37.3 years, 35.6 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Winchester Demographics

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

  • White: 80.44%
  • Black or African American: 10.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.70%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Asian: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Winchester, Virginia is 29,004, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,108.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,203.

Winchester, Virginia Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020143,2161,7031.19%
2019141,5131,7031.20%
2018139,8101,7031.22%
2017138,1072,3591.71%
2016135,7481,4511.07%
2015134,2977340.55%
2014133,5631,2540.94%
2013132,3091,3761.04%
2012130,9339650.74%
2011129,9681,2930.99%
2010128,6750.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,35380.44%
Black or African American2,78710.03%
Two or More Races1,3064.70%
Some Other Race7352.64%
Asian5021.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.06%
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Winchester Population Pyramid 2020

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Winchester Median Age

37.3


Total

35.6


Male

40.1


Female

Winchester Adults

There are 21,421 adults, (4,341 of whom are seniors) in Winchester.

Winchester Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Winchester Sex Ratio

Female

14,216

51.16%

Male

13,573

48.84%

Winchester Households and Families

Winchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.6%37.4%
All46.9%53.1%
Female45%55%
Male36.7%63.3%
Non Family34.3%65.7%

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5542.5446.9
Non Family4,4281.2834.3
Married4,0913.362.6
Female1,4733.745
Male5623.836.7

3.32

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Winchester Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6278.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,4798.04%
High School Graduate4,60725.04%
Some College3,15017.12%
Associates Degree1,2987.05%
Bachelors Degree3,49218.98%
Graduate Degree2,74914.94%
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Winchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,44412,1285,240
Hispanic2,5121,041384
Black1,6651,396206
Asian437392295
Other Race3939023
Multiple Races375375185
Native American686330
Islander17

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.51%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,049$38,388$31,014
Less Than High School$15,696$20,346$11,999
High School Grad$28,759$30,591$27,415
Some College$36,209$49,104$31,531
Bachelors Degree$44,531$47,481$41,109
Graduate Degree$60,547$83,860$49,741

$33,049

Average Earnings

$38,388

Average Male

$31,014

Average Female

Winchester Language

Winchester Language by Age

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Winchester Language

82.16% of Winchester residents speak only English, while 17.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.30% of the population.

Winchester Poverty

Winchester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7351,6329.20%
Hispanic4,7531,61233.92%
Multiple1,25039231.36%
Black2,57834313.30%
Other7207810.83%
Asian492479.55%

14.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

18.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winchester is Hispanic, with 33.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winchester is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.48%
High School14.11%
Some College9.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.63%
Male Unemployed14.93%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed5.17%

Winchester Income

Winchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,797$75,613
Families$66,557$90,327
Married Families$83,953-
Non Families$37,739$51,838
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Winchester Marital Status

Winchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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

Winchester Marital Status by Race

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Winchester Veterans

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1,909

Number of Veterans

1,710

Male Veterans

199

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam539
Second Gulf War467
First Gulf War432
Korea227
World War II151
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54488
75+487
65 to 74376
55 to 64279
18 to 34279
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5448.74%
Black29413.68%
Hispanic883.07%
Asian6113.35%
Indian1015.63%

Winchester Veterans by Education

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10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winchester Employment Status

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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49.85%

Born in Virginia

87.61%

Native Born

12.39%

Foreign Born

8.82%

Non Citizen

3.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.61% of Winchester residents were born in the United States, with 49.85% having been born in Virginia. 8.82% 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
202029,0044481.57%
201928,5564481.59%
201828,108-102-0.36%
201728,2104481.61%
201627,7622921.06%
201527,470760.28%
201427,394610.22%
201327,3333211.19%
201227,0123501.31%
201126,6625121.96%
201026,1502,5651.04%
200023,5851,6380.72%
199021,9471,7300.82%
198020,2175,5743.28%
197014,643-467-0.31%
196015,1101,2690.88%
195013,8411,7461.36%
194012,0951,2401.09%
193010,8553,9724.66%
19206,8831,0191.62%
19105,8647031.29%
19005,161-35-0.07%
18905,1962380.47%
18804,9584811.03%
18704,477850.19%
18604,3925351.31%
18503,8574031.11%
18403,4540.00%