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See what Winchester, MA has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Winchester Demographics

Education

High School

9%

Associate's

8%

Bachelor's

22%

Master's

21%

Doctorate

41%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

19%

4 people

28%

5 people

13%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

14%

50-100k

15%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

11%

200k+

44%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

15%

20-45

23%

45-65

30%

65+

18%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Winchester?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Dec '23-$1862--
Nov '23-$1862--
Oct '23-$1987--
Sep '23-$2037--
Aug '23-$2037--
Jul '23-$1987--
Jun '23-$1987--
May '23-$1862--
Apr '23-$1862--
Mar '23-$1862--
Feb '23-$1844--
Jan '23-$1825--
Dec '22-$1825--

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Winchester

Winchester Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

13%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

27%

60+ Mins

14%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 66

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 18 of 22 renters

Percentage: 1212

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Top Scores: Pet, Gas, Grocery

Things To Do In Winchester

Top Score

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Winchester doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. 26% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Winchester.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 39% more gas stations than average
  3. 83% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 65% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 68% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Winchester serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 44% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 47% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Winchester.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 41% more coffee shops than average
  3. 43% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Winchester is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 72% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Winchester.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 25% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Winchester.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. 47% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 15% more gyms than average
  3. 20% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Winchester's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 100% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Winchester Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 21 of 22 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 20 of 22 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 19 of 22 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 18 of 22 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 17 of 22 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 16 of 22 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 16 of 22 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 21 of 22 renters

Winchester Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Winchester

10/10
10/10

Harrington Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

10/10

Benjamin G. Brown School

Grades K-5 • Public

10/10

Vinson-Owen Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

9/10

Arlington High School

Grades 9-12 • Public

9/10
Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Winchester, MA

Winchester is a town in Massachusetts with approximately 23,000 residents. Children aged 5-14 account for a larger portion of the population here (24%) than nationally (19%), making it a great place to raise a family, while young adults are less well-represented. Just 14% of residents rent in Winchester, as most own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could play a role, as the average rent of $1,545 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,218.

With an average commute time of about 36 minutes, longer than most cities in Massachusetts, Winchester residents are well aware that it takes some patience traveling to work. Many residents (38%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit is used by only 6% of the city. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Compared to the national average (7%), Winchester has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 24% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Furthermore, 21% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. If you're looking for career options, Winchester has plenty. The four most common industries are scientific, healthcare, education, and finance. Together, these industries make up 29% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in management, which ranks as the top field in the city. Winchester workers earn an average annual income of just over $145,000, the third-highest average income of any municipality in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.