Winchester, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winchester, California - Basic Facts

The Winchester Census Designated Place had a population of 2,759 as of July 1, 2015. Winchester ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winchester is located at latitude 33.7146 and longitude -117.0769 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Winchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,473 feet.

The Winchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409606) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

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Winchester, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,759
Population in Households 2,758
Population in Familes 2,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 357
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 666
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 594 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $276,509
Average Home Value $267,538


Median Household Income $43,038
Average Household Income $58,243
Per Capita Income $17,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.63% 3.67%
Households 1.39% 3.6%
Families 2.94% 3.55%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Winchester, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchester to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 810 47th
Population Density1 # 1022 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 365 76th
Median Household Income # 1093 28th
Per Capita Income # 1223 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.