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People

Total Population 1,644
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 788
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,557
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,620

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,632
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $515
Median House Value $82,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 19.9%
Irish 13.2%

Winchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 62694
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.629
Longitude -90.456

Winchester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHITE HALL 1 E
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE 2 E
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Winchester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Riggston (62694)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alsey 264 $47,679
Bluffs 742 $51,875
Chapin 461 $65,208

Winchester Public Libraries

Library
Winchester P.l.
215 NORTH MAIN STREET
Winchester, Illinois
(217) 742-3150

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WINCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
200 W CROSS ST
217-742-3151
Serves 221 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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