Winchester is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 10,829 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winchester is the 93rd largest community in Connecticut. Much of the housing stock in Winchester was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Winchester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Winchester is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winchester who work in office and administrative support (14.03%), sales jobs (9.89%), and management occupations (8.25%).
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.
The education level of Winchester citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.83% of adults in Winchester have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Winchester in 2010 was $31,475, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,900 for a family of four. However, Winchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Winchester include Italian, French , German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.