official_name = Winchester, Nevada
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Winchester in Clark County,
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 11.2
area_land_km2 = 11.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.3
area_land_sq_mi = 4.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 26958
population_density_km2 = 3176.6
population_density_sq_mi = 8273.9
timezone = PST
utc_offset = -8
timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
latd = 36 |latm = 8 |lats = 9 |latNS = N
longd = 115 |longm = 7 |longs = 15 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 585
elevation_ft = 1919
postal_code = 89169
area_code = 702
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 32-84600
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0845753
Winchester is a
census-designated place(CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United Statesthat contains part of the Las Vegas Strip. The population was 26,958 at the 2000 census. The township is governed by the Clark County Commission with advice from the Winchester Town Advisory Board. As part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, postal address use Las Vegas, Nevadafor the location.
Winchester is located at coor dms|36|8|9|N|115|7|15|W|city (36.135971, -115.120856)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.2 km²), all land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 26,958 people, 11,986 households, and 6,052 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 6,253.2 people per square mile (2,415.0/km²). There were 13,535 housing units at an average density of 3,139.6/sq mi (1,212.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.83% White, 7.03% African American, 0.87% Native American, 5.36% Asian, 0.44% Pacific Islander, 9.66% from other races, and 4.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.01% of the population.
There were 11,986 households out of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.5% were non-families. 38.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,251, and the median income for a family was $39,451. Males had a median income of $27,886 versus $22,453 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $20,615. About 11.4% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.co.clark.nv.us/administrative_services/Town_Services/WinchesterTABindex.htm Winchester Town Advisory Board Homepage]
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