Winchester, Virginia

Population 26,537

Winchester is located in Winchester City County, VA. The population is 26,537, making Winchester the largest city in Winchester City County.

There are 22 public schools in Winchester with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Winchester is moderate , and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Winchester is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Winchester property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Winchester include Stephenson, Stephens City and Clear Brook.

Winchester Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.3%

Crime Rate

3.51% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 78
  • Violent Crimes: 284
  • Robbery: 21
  • Burglary: 269
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

93.51% Lower than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Winchester
  • 0.75 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

505 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 9
  • Registered Polluters: 23
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 468


Moderate 3.0%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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22 Public Schools view public schools

There are 22 K-12 public schools in Winchester, VA and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates Winchester's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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2 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Winchester, VA

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23 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Winchester, VA issued 23 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 23 permits, 21 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Winchester, VA issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $888
  • 1 Bedroom: $888
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,145
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,478
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,932

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Environmental Hazards

505 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Winchester, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Winchester, VA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Winchester, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32°
  • February 34.92°
  • March 44.8°
  • April 55.33°
  • May 63.54°
  • June 72.22°
  • July 76.38°
  • August 74°
  • September 66.42°
  • October 55.37°
  • November 44.52°
  • December 35.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Winchester, VA

Winchester, VA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Winchester, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Winchester, VA has a high risk of hail storms.
Winchester, VA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Winchester, VA: $46,466


Unemployment in Winchester is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.45%
White Collar - 57.55%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Barbara Comstock

Neighborhood Info

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