Winchester, KY


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Living in Winchester

Winchester is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 18,446 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Winchester is the 20th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winchester who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), sales jobs (12.57%), and management occupations (8.02%).

In terms of college education, Winchester is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.00% of adults 25 and older in Winchester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Winchester in 2010 was $21,410, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,640 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Winchester include English, Irish, Scottish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.