Winchester, KY


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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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winchester who work in office and administrative support (14.99%), sales jobs (12.19%), and management occupations (8.63%).

The education level of Winchester citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.70% of adults 25 and older in Winchester have a college degree.

The per capita income in Winchester in 2010 was $22,679, 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 $90,716 for a family of four. However, Winchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winchester is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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.