The major industries in Winchester, Virginia are education, health and social services, and manufacturing. Winchester also has a large cluster of food processing manufacturers which includes companies such as Kraft Foods, H.P. Hood, New World Pasta and Miller Milling. Winchester has facilities for Home Depot Distribution, Ford Distribution and Kohl's Distribution. Jobs are provided by businesses that manufacture items including plastics, rubber goods, textiles and tin cans.
Notable information regarding Winchester, Virginia: Cost of living in 2008: 91.4. (national average: 100). Estimated median household income in 2007: $42,000. Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or better: 24%.
The major fields of employment in Winchester, Virginia are educational services, construction, healthcare, accommodation and food services, and plastics and rubber products. Management, professional and related occupations (28% of the workforce). Sales and office occupations (25% of the labor force). Production, transportation and material moving occupations (19% of the workforce).
Winchester's major job providers:
- Winchester Medical Center
- Rubbermaid Commercial Products LLC
- Grafton School Incorporated
- General Electric Company
- O'Sullivan Films, Inc
- Federal-Mogul Products Inc
- World Wide Automotive LLC
- Midwesco Filter Resources, Inc
- The Henkel-Harris Company Inc
- HP Hood LLC
- Kraft Foods Global, Inc
- Shockey Brothers Inc
- Kohl's Department Stores, Inc
- Crown Cork & Seal Company Inc
- American Woodmark Corporation
- Valley Health System
- Melnor, Inc
- Schenck Foods Company, Incorporated
- Valley Regional Enterprises, Inc
Some of the most popular jobs where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, teachers, financial managers, child, family and school social workers; management analysts, medical and health services managers; and civil engineers.
Shown below are some of the associations offering assistance to Winchester businesses:
- Winchester-Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
- Winchester Frederick County Economic Development Commission
- Virginia Economic Development Partnership
- Virginia SBDC Network
- Virginia Manufacturers Association
- Small Business Administration - Virginia
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