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Winchester city (County), Virginia

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Winchester city (County), Virginia
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 28,120
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 26,203
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 1,540
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 13.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 12,532
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 45.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $270,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,583
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $560
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,125
Building permits, 2022 259
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 11,018
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 85.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 18.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 89.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 81.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 33.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 11.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 68.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 67.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 160,225
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,125,286
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 32,723
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,017,190
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $36,137
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 23.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $61,321
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $33,908
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 1,373
Total employment, 2021 24,179
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,154,467
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -3.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 2,161
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,206
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 523
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 283
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 803
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 102
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 812
Population per square mile, 2020 3,058.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,838.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 9.19
Land area in square miles, 2010 9.23
FIPS Code 51840
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. ] Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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