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Winchester, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Winchester Census Designated Place had a population of 1,718 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Winchester is located at latitude 42.777 and longitude -72.3851 in Cheshire County. The formal boundaries for the Winchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cheshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Winchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378097) 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.

The Winchester Census Designated Place is located within Town of Winchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheshire 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, 2016.

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Winchester, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,718
Population in Households 1,703
Population in Familes 1,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 571
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 688
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $149,306
Average Home Value $175,934


Median Household Income $44,162
Average Household Income $57,143
Per Capita Income $22,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.12%
Households 0.14% 0.03%
Families 0.89% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Winchester, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchester to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 46 54th
Population Density1 # 67 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 32 69th
Median Household Income # 79 20th
Per Capita Income # 91 7th

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