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As of 2010, the total population of Winchester is 26,203, which is 11.10% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 13.03% and is higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Winchester population density is 2,831.66 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 187.05 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Winchester is white, which represent 74.54% of the total population. The average Winchester education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 26,203. #37

Population Growth Since 2000, #115

Winchester, VA

Population Density, #80

Winchester, VA
2,831.66 per square mile
187.05 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,532 (74.54%, #330)
Black:2,864 (10.93%, #268)
Hispanic:4,041 (15.42%, #59)
Asian:611 (2.33%, #155)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):97 (0.37%, #226)
One Race, Other:2,299 (8.77%, see rank)
Two or More Races:800 (3.05%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,253 (55.75%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:235 (5.82%, see rank)
Cuban:33 (0.82%, see rank)
Central American:1,028 (25.44%, see rank)
South American:94 (2.33%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:123 (20.13%, see rank)
Chinese:107 (17.51%, see rank)
Filipino:100 (16.37%, see rank)
Japanese:19 (3.11%, see rank)
Korean:62 (10.15%, see rank)
Vietnamese:98 (16.04%, see rank)
Asian, Other:91 (14.89%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

22,826 (86.69%) out of the total population of 26,330 reported first ancestry.

 Winchester, VA% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab1240.47%, see rank0.75%0.53%
Czech810.31%, see rank0.29%0.50%
Danish50.02%, see rank0.24%0.45%
Dutch3831.45%, see rank1.05%1.51%
English2,94411.18%, see rank11.31%8.53%
French5121.94%, see rank2.44%3.54%
German4,84818.41%, see rank12.33%15.79%
Greek750.28%, see rank0.44%0.42%
Hungarian510.19%, see rank0.36%0.48%
Irish3,16312.01%, see rank10.45%11.36%
Italian1,3445.10%, see rank4.05%5.66%
Norwegian1460.55%, see rank0.62%1.46%
Polish5472.08%, see rank1.95%3.13%
Portuguese730.28%, see rank0.20%0.46%
Russian1550.59%, see rank0.70%0.97%
Scotch-Irish5452.07%, see rank1.78%1.07%
Scottish5051.92%, see rank2.30%1.81%
Subsaharan African1620.62%, see rank2.05%0.93%
Swedish1510.57%, see rank0.74%1.34%
Swiss530.20%, see rank0.26%0.31%
Ukrainian70.03%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American2,3819.04%, see rank11.02%6.72%
Welsh2140.81%, see rank0.70%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,898 (49.22%, see rank)
Females: 13,305 (50.78%, see rank)

Winchester, VA
Male: 49.22%
Female: 50.78%
Male: 49.07%
Female: 50.93%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Winchester, VA
35.10 years old
37.50 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Winchester, VA
33.60 years old
36.10 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Winchester, VA
36.90 years old
38.70 years old
38.50 years old

 Winchester, VA% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years1,7756.77%, see rank6.37%6.54%
5 to 9 years1,6756.39%, see rank6.40%6.59%
10 to 14 years1,4815.65%, see rank6.39%6.70%
15 to 19 years1,9447.42%, see rank6.89%7.14%
20 to 24 years2,3148.83%, see rank7.15%6.99%
25 to 34 years3,88714.83%, see rank13.63%13.30%
35 to 44 years3,10011.83%, see rank13.86%13.30%
45 to 54 years3,50713.38%, see rank15.17%14.58%
55 to 64 years2,84410.85%, see rank11.94%11.82%
65 to 74 years1,7666.74%, see rank6.87%7.03%
75 to 84 1,3635.20%, see rank3.81%4.23%
85 years and over5472.09%, see rank1.53%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Winchester, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,180, 100%5,356,571204,336,017
Less Than High School3,106, 18.08%, see rank13.05%14.28%
High School Graduate4,951, 28.82%, see rank25.25%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree4,051, 23.58%, see rank27.02%28.99%
Bachelor Degree2,880, 16.76%, see rank20.27%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,192, 12.76%, see rank14.41%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.31, see rank13.8413.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Winchester, VA VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten73587.48%12.52%61.73%38.27%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,44794.61%, see rank5.39%, see rank89.83%10.17%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,10890.25%, see rank9.75%, see rank91.69%8.31%90.52%9.48%
College1,82249.89%, see rank50.11%, see rank79.47%20.53%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School34834.20%, see rank65.80%, see rank62.64%37.36%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Winchester, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Households10,607, 100%3,056,058116,716,292
Average Household Size2.38, see rank2.542.58
1 Person Households3,638, 34.30%, see rank26.02%26.74%
2 or More Person Households6,969, 65.70%, see rank73.98%73.26%
Family Households (Families)5,957, 56.16%, see rank66.99%66.43%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.063.14
Married-Couple Family4,060, 38.28%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,650, 43.84%, see rank33.01%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Winchester, VA%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,412see rank6,483,644248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over10,375100%, see rank3,152,284120,789,875
Never Married4,06539.18%, see rank34.04%35.08%
Married4,91347.35%, see rank55.22%52.93%
Widowed2792.69%, see rank2.32%2.53%
Divorced1,11810.78%, see rank8.41%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,037100%, see rank3,331,360127,252,362
Never Married3,50531.76%, see rank28.01%28.74%
Married4,67242.33%, see rank52.09%49.95%
Widowed1,18310.72%, see rank8.72%9.34%
Divorced1,67715.19%, see rank11.18%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Winchester, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Native23,05687.57%, see rank88.86%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence12,90449.01%, see rank49.81%58.71%
Born in Different State9,66736.71%, see rank37.38%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4851.84%, see rank1.67%1.38%
Foreign Born3,27412.43%, see rank11.14%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6442.45%, see rank5.15%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,6309.99%, see rank6.00%7.16%
Born In Europe2030.77%, see rank1.25%1.56%
Born In Asia3761.43%, see rank4.59%3.67%
Born In Africa1090.41%, see rank1.01%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,4949.47%, see rank4.05%6.79%
Born In Northern America920.35%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Winchester, VA%VirginiaU.S.
English9,06386.69%, see rank84.74%79.64%
Spanish8368.00%, see rank6.25%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages3453.30%, see rank4.11%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1531.46%, see rank3.63%3.24%
Other570.55%, see rank1.28%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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