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. Winchester has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns, Winchester isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Winchester are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (14.52%), sales jobs (9.68%), and management occupations (7.28%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Winchester has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Winchester a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Winchester citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.26% of adults in Winchester have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Winchester in 2010 was $31,050, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,200 for a family of four. However, Winchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Winchester is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Winchester include Irish, English, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.