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The City of Canal Winchester had a population of 7,921 as of July 1, 2019. Canal Winchester ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Canal Winchester is located at latitude 39.8428 and longitude -82.8046 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canal Winchester encompass a land area of 7.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Canal Winchester are located in Fairfield County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Franklin County.
The City of Canal Winchester (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Canal Winchester: Winchester.
|Population in Households||7,720|
|Population in Familes||6,576|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||201|
|Median Household Income||$84,271|
|Average Household Income||$103,501|
|Per Capita Income||$38,774|
|Total Housing Units||3,113 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,463 (79.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||490 (15.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||160 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$203,792|
|Housing Affordability Index2||203|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.51%|
|Per Capita Income||2.94%|
The table below compares Canal Winchester to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 215||82nd|
|Population Density||# 700||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 238||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 117||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 151||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.