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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Winchester is a town in Indiana with a population of 5,061. Winchester is in Randolph County. Living in Winchester offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Winchester and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$633
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Winchester Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    21.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    635.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,348.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Winchester

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,415
National
$55,322
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The neighborhood of Winchester, Indiana is primarily used to being ran by an older denomination of power. Since the last past election history will be made giving us an younger and much more involved within the school corporation type of setting. Amongst the times that we have went through governmental wise there is always something that comes back to the overal ideal that for the city's history something should remain stable in the way of quality.
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Majority of the time living in the small city that I do the word spreads quicker through friends and also family members. This helps to esnure the safety factor of our community, For example, when there was a bank robbery a global connect call was sent out to all parents immediately to ensure that all should stay inside a building while the search was on. Teachers were notified via email and also the police department had proper safety revisions of our school systems.
It's a small town but there are tons of things we are known for. We have the world's fastest half mile race track. Silvertowne is a silver and gold business that has their own television show, The Coin Vault.