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Winchester, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Winchester had a population of 536 as of July 1, 2017. Winchester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winchester is located at latitude 39.3227 and longitude -95.2692 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Winchester (GNIS ID: 2397338) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Winchester is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winchester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Winchester, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 536
Daytime Population: Workers 157
Daytime Population: Residents 288
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 445
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 521
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,541
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,027
Average Household Income $70,238
Per Capita Income $28,636


Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $160,417
Average Home Value $198,810


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.38% -0.19%
Households -0.3% -0.09%
Families 1.59% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   3.99%

Winchester, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchester to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 57th
Population Density # 99 85th
Diversity Index # 567 16th
Median Household Income # 256 62nd
Per Capita Income # 177 74th

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