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Winchester, California - Basic Facts

The Winchester Census Designated Place had a population of 2,863 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Winchester Census Designated Place is located within Perris Valley CCD of Riverside 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, 2018.

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Winchester, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,863
Population in Households 2,862
Population in Familes 2,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 370
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $77,237
Average Household Income $106,939
Per Capita Income $33,121


Total Housing Units 910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $331,463
Average Home Value $346,099


Total Households 857
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 689
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.49% 3.66%
Households 1.32% 3.52%
Families 2.28% 3.52%
Median Household Income   5.34%
Per Capita Income   5.1%

Winchester, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchester to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 800 47th
Population Density # 1015 33rd
Diversity Index # 334 78th
Median Household Income # 425 72nd
Per Capita Income # 649 57th

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