Winchester, VA Population

Population: 23,585. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,119 (+6.5% change)
Males: 11,434 (48.5%), Females: 12,151 (51.5%)

Zip codes: 22601, 22602, 22603.

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $34,335
Median house value: $108,900

Races in Winchester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.4%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (12.9%), Irish (11.8%), United States (11.4%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (2.9%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Winchester

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winchester city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

6.8% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,464 (+6.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (1840 AMHERST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Winchester:

  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSP (about 18 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA)
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; RANSON, WV)
  • CITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winchester:

  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 48 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 75 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winchester:

  • WINCHESTER REGIONAL (about 4 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: OKV)
  • FRONT ROYAL-WARREN COUNTY (about 19 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Abbreviation: FRR)
  • EASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD FLD (about 20 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: MRB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Winchester:

  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,030; Location: 1460 UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.su.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • WINCHESTER BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 44 E PICADILLY ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WINCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER INC (Location: 1840 AMHERST; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Winchester:

  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)

Schools

Public high schools in Winchester:

  • JAMES WOOD HIGH (Students: 1,133; Location: 161 APPLE PIE RIDGE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN HANDLEY HIGH (Students: 1,071; Location: 425 HANDLEY BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MILLBROOK HIGH (Students: 970; Location: 251 FIRST WOODS DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Winchester:

  • ROSEDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 271; Location: 2581 NORTHWESTERN PIKE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 185; Location: 153 NARROW LANE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TIMBER RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: PO BOX 3160; Grades: 7 – 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Winchester:

  • JAMES WOOD MIDDLE (Students: 1,121; Location: 1313 AMHERST STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DANIEL MORGAN MIDDLE (Students: 892; Location: 48 S PURCELL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FREDERICK COUNTY MIDDLE (Students: 826; Location: 441 LINDEN DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ARMEL ELEM. (Students: 651; Location: 2239 FRONT ROYAL PIKE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SENSENY ROAD ELEM. (Students: 615; Location: 1481 SENSENY ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • REDBUD RUN ELEM. (Students: 614; Location: 250 FIRST WOODS DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • APPLE PIE RIDGE ELEM. (Students: 499; Location: 349 APPLE PIE RIDGE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • INDIAN HOLLOW ELEM. (Students: 494; Location: 1548 NORTH HAYFIELD RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VIRGINIA AVE. CHARLOTTE DEHART (Students: 473; Location: 550 VIRGINIA AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ORCHARD VIEW ELEM (Students: 460; Location: 4275 MIDDLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Winchester:

  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 155; Location: 1713 AMHERST ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • WINCHESTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 1905 HENRY AVE; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Winchester:

  • HANDLEY REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,131,782; Location: 100 W. PICCADILLY ST., P. O. BOX 58; 139,296 books; 2,397 audio materials; 1,521 video materials; 320 serial subscriptions)

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