Winchester, VA-WV

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Population

134,712

1.19% growth

Median Age

41


Median Household Income

$60,350

7.67% growth

Poverty Rate

8.93%


Number of Employees

65,349

2.35% growth

Median Property Value

$216,500

3.49% growth

About

In 2017, Winchester, VA-WV had a population of 135k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $60,350. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Winchester, VA-WV grew from 133,125 to 134,712, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $56,053 to $60,350, a 7.67% increase.

The population of Winchester, VA-WV is 82.9% White Alone, 8.52% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.65% Black or African American Alone. 9.21% of the people in Winchester, VA-WV speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winchester, VA-WV are Lord Fairfax Community College (1,536 degrees awarded in 2016) and Shenandoah University (1,128 degrees).

The median property value in Winchester, VA-WV is $216,500, and the homeownership rate is 68.4%. Most people in Winchester, VA-WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Winchester, VA-WV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Winchester, VA-WV employs 65.3k people. The largest industries in Winchester, VA-WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,728 people), Retail Trade (8,293 people), and Manufacturing (6,664 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,647), Public Administration ($65,184), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,554).

Median household income in Winchester, VA-WV is $60,350. Males in Winchester, VA-WV have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in Winchester, VA-WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,350

2017 value

± $1,346

7.67%

1 Year Growth

± 3.12%

Households in Winchester, VA-WV have a median annual income of $60,350, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,053 in 2016, which represents a 7.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$55,526

Average Male Salary

± $2,063

$39,552

Average Female Salary

± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in Winchester, VA-WV made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Winchester, VA-WV by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $63,277 ± $23,510

  2. American Indian

    $44,513 ± $30,224

  3. White

    $42,144 ± $1,238

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Winchester, VA-WV workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Winchester, VA-WV is from West Virginia.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Winchester, VA-WV was Berkeley County, WV with a value of $59,142, followed by Harrison County, WV and Monongalia County, WV, with respective values of $58,082 and $50,888.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winchester, VA-WV (11.8k out of 132k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,465 ± 794

  2. Hispanic

    1,964 ± 411

  3. Black

    581 ± 185

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Winchester, VA-WV is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

65.3k

2017 Value

± 1,885

2.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.97%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winchester, VA-WV grew at a rate of 2.35%, from 63.9k employees to 65.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winchester, VA-WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,375 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,793 people), and Management Occupations (6,701 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winchester, VA-WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Winchester, VA-WV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,375 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,793 people), and Management Occupations (6,701 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Winchester, VA-WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.39 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.37 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Winchester, VA-WV, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($91,389), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($84,167), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($81,528).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

65.3k

2017 Value

± 1,885

2.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.97%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winchester, VA-WV grew at a rate of 2.35%, from 63.9k employees to 65.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winchester, VA-WV, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,728 people), Retail Trade (8,293 people), and Manufacturing (6,664 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winchester, VA-WV, though some of these residents may live in Winchester, VA-WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Winchester, VA-WV, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,728 people), Retail Trade (8,293 people), and Manufacturing (6,664 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Winchester, VA-WV has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.42 times higher than expected), Construction (1.36 times), and Public Administration (1.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Winchester, VA-WV, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,647), Public Administration ($65,184), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,554).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $17.4B

  2. $7.3B

  3. $6.62B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal with $7.3B and Pharmaceuticals and $6.62B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$68B

2015 Value

$86.9B

Projected 2045 Value

27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% to $86.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound West Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $10.5B

  2. $6.95B

  3. $6.94B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $10.5B, followed by Ohio with $6.95B and Virginia and $6.94B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.8% of the population of Winchester, VA-WV has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.99% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Winchester, VA-WV was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Winchester, VA-WV see 1273 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1917 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 890 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1273 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1273 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,917

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,557

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,268

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.2%

Uninsured

50.6%

Employer Coverage

11.6%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.99%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winchester, VA-WV declined by 10% from 12.5% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Winchester, VA-WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 19.7% prevalence

  2. 19.1% prevalence

  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 19.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Winchester, VA-WV is home to a population of 135k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.32% of Winchester, VA-WV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Winchester, VA-WV is composed of 112k White Alone residents (82.9%), 11.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.52%), 6.27k Black or African American Alone residents (4.65%), 2.92k Two or More Races residents (2.17%), 1.77k Asian Alone residents (1.32%), 400 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.297%), 94 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0698%), and 65 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0483%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Winchester, VA-WV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (8,751 speakers), German (279 speakers), and Vietnamese (278 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Winchester, VA-WV was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Winchester, VA-WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Winchester, VA-WV residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.32%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.22%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.32% of Winchester, VA-WV residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Winchester, VA-WV was 6.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,603 ± 1,252 people

  2. India

    2,547 ± 1,238 people

  3. China

    2,428 ± 1,209 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Winchester, VA-WV was Mexico, the natal country of 2,603 Winchester, VA-WV residents, followed by India with 2,547 and China with 2,428.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.1% of Winchester, VA-WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Winchester, VA-WV was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    112k ± 72

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11.5k ± 864

  3. Black or African American Alone

    6.27k ± 439

In 2017, there were 9.73 times more White Alone residents (112k people) in Winchester, VA-WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k Hispanic or Latino and 6.27k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Winchester, VA-WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    8,751 speakers (7.04%)

  2. German

    279 speakers (0.224%)

  3. Vietnamese

    278 speakers (0.224%)

9.21% of Winchester, VA-WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Winchester, VA-WV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 7.04% of the overall population of Winchester, VA-WV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.224% speak German and 0.224% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,462 ± 344

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,634 ± 249

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,575 ± 340

Winchester, VA-WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Winchester, VA-WV awarded 2,664 degrees. The student population of Winchester, VA-WV is skewed towards women, with 4,038 male students and 6,748 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winchester, VA-WV are White (2,007 and 76.8%), followed by Black or African American (156 and 5.97%), Hispanic or Latino (147 and 5.63%), and Asian (125 and 4.79%).

The largest universities in Winchester, VA-WV by number of degrees awarded are Lord Fairfax Community College (1,536 and 57.7%) and Shenandoah University (1,128 and 42.3%).

The most popular majors in Winchester, VA-WV are Liberal Arts & Sciences (537 and 20.2%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (434 and 16.3%), and Registered Nursing (173 and 6.49%).

The median tuition costs in Winchester, VA-WV are $30,132 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 40 degrees awarded

  2. 529 degrees awarded

  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Winchester, VA-WV was Biological & Physical Sciences with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Winchester, VA-WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,536 degrees awarded

  2. 1,128 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$30,132

Median Private

In 2016, the Winchester, VA-WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lord Fairfax Community College with 1,536 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

869

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,795

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 869 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winchester, VA-WV, which is 0.484 times less than the 1,795 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,007 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    147 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Winchester, VA-WV were to White students. These 2,007 degrees mean that there were 12.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 156 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winchester, VA-WV was $216,500 in 2017, which is 0.995 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $209,200 to $216,500, a 3.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Winchester, VA-WV is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Winchester, VA-WV have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Winchester, VA-WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,350

Median Household Income

± $1,346

50.7k

Number of Households

± 1,510

In 2017, the median household income of the 50.7k households in Winchester, VA-WV grew to $60,350 from the previous year's value of $56,053.

The following chart displays the households in Winchester, VA-WV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$216,500

2017 Median

± $5,386

$209,200

2016 Median

± $5,862

In 2017, the median property value in Winchester, VA-WV grew to to $216,500 from the previous year's value of $209,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Winchester, VA-WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Winchester, VA-WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Winchester, VA-WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Winchester, VA-WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%

2017 Homeownership

67.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.4% of the housing units in Winchester, VA-WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Winchester, VA-WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Winchester, VA-WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Winchester, VA-WV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winchester, VA-WV have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.16% of the workforce in Winchester, VA-WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.3%

  2. Carpooled

    12.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.75%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Winchester, VA-WV was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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