Winchester is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,716 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winchester is the 603rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Winchester are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Winchester is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Winchester is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winchester who work in office and administrative support (27.65%), management occupations (22.31%), and personal care services (11.55%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Winchester is worth considering.
One downside of living in Winchester is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Winchester, the average commute to work is 37.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Winchester is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Winchester rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.29% of adults 25 and older in Winchester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Winchester in 2010 was $26,244, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,976 for a family of four. However, Winchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Winchester is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Winchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Winchester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winchester include Dutch, Swedish, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.