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Income/capita 139%
Household income 170%
Unemployment 45%
IndexWinchesterMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$71,188$38,069$29,829
Median household income$149,321$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$169,938$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,958$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$96,250$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$52,195$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level2.4%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Winchester is 139% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Winchester is 170% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Winchester is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Winchester is 84% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $99,537$149,321$298,642
      City
      $47,297$70,954$141,908
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Winchester median earnings by income bracket

      Winchester employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector13.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.8%9.7%
      Wholesale & retail services6.3%8.9%
      Public administration4.2%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%1.2%
      Education, health & social services15.2%40.7%
      Other36.5%30.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
      Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
      Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
      Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
      Boxford, MA2,472$135,662145%
      Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Okemos, MI22,493$74,59135%
      Willoughby, OH22,495$53,3244%
      New Castle, PA22,500$31,55743%
      Hastings, MN22,501$62,15512%
      Jacksonville Beach, FL22,519$64,58017%
      Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
      Source: The Winchester, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).