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People

Total Population 1,569
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 711
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,375
% Above Poverty Level 87.1%
% Below Poverty Level 12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $500
Median House Value $84,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 21.5%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 233 $37,500
Bluffs 795 $52,885
Chapin 479 $54,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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215 NORTH MAIN STREET
Winchester, Illinois
(217) 742-3150

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Winchester High Schools

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

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