Winchester (CDP), New Hampshire Article

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Winchester, New Hampshire
Winchester is located in New Hampshire
Winchester is located in the United States
Coordinates: 42°46′24″N 72°22′59″W / 42.77333°N 72.38306°W / 42.77333; -72.38306
WINCHESTER (CDP) NEW HAMPSHIRE Latitude and Longitude:

42°46′24″N 72°22′59″W / 42.77333°N 72.38306°W / 42.77333; -72.38306
CountryUnited States
State New Hampshire
County Cheshire
Town Winchester
 • Total3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Land3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
443 ft (135 m)
( 2010)
 • Total1,733
 • Density576/sq mi (222.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 603
FIPS code33-85460
GNIS feature ID2378097

Winchester is a census-designated place (CDP) and the main village in the town of Winchester in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. The population of the CDP was 1,733 at the 2010 census, [1] out of 4,341 people in the entire town of Winchester.


The CDP is in the central part of the town of Winchester, on both sides of the Ashuelot River, a tributary of the Connecticut River. The northern edge of the CDP is north of Clark Road, Old Westport Road, and Spruce Lane, while the eastern edge follows Forest Lake Road and extends east along New Hampshire Route 119 as far as Scotland Road. The southern border of the CDP follows Roaring Brook, Mirey Brook, and the Ashuelot River to a tributary brook that is west of the densely settled part of the town. [2]

New Hampshire Route 10 is the main road through the CDP, leading north 13 miles (21 km) to Keene and southwest 7 miles (11 km) to Northfield, Massachusetts. Route 119 follows Route 10 through part of the CDP, but leads east 14 miles (23 km) to Fitzwilliam and west 6 miles (10 km) to Hinsdale. New Hampshire Route 78 leaves Route 10 just south of the CDP and leads south 14 miles (23 km) to Orange, Massachusetts.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Winchester CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all of it recorded as land. [1]


As of the census of 2010, there were 1,733 people, 682 households, and 439 families residing in the CDP. There were 738 housing units, of which 56, or 7.6%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the town was 96.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.9% some other race, and 1.9% from two or more races. 1.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. [3]

Of the 682 households in the CDP, 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were headed by married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54, and the average family size was 3.02. [3]

24.9% of people in the CDP were under the age of 18, 10.0% were from 18 to 24, 26.0% were from 25 to 44, 26.6% were from 45 to 64, and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males. [3]

For the period 2011-15, the estimated median annual income for a household was $52,935, and the median income for a family was $54,596. Male full-time workers had a median income of $45,594 versus $39,886 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,134. 18.5% of the population and 18.1% of families were below the poverty line, along with 27.6% of people under the age of 18 and 20.1% of people 65 or older. [4]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Winchester CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  2. ^ "TIGERweb: Winchester CDP, New Hampshire". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Winchester CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Winchester CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.