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Overview

Introduction to Winters, California

Located in Yolo county, the city of Winters, California, is 11 miles N of Vacaville, California (center to center) and 26 miles W of Sacramento, California

Winters History

The area's first American settler was John Reid Wolfskill, who arrived in the area in 1842. The city was given the name "Winters" from a businessman named Theodore W. Winters who donated a large portion of land to the city. The city opened its first post office in 1875.

Winters and Nearby Attractions

  • Yolo county Historical Museum.
  • Woodland Opera House State Historic Park.
  • Helen Putnam regional Park.
  • San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Things To Do In Winters

The city is home to several museums, such as the Natsoulas John gallery, Davis Art Center and the Yolo county Historical Museum. The Yolo county Historical museum has a large collection of furnishings and artifacts from between 1850 and the 1930s. The Sacramento Zoo is located just a few miles away from Winters. There are also a number of private parks and gardens in Winters, such as Lagoon Valley Park, Nut Tree Park, Fairy Tale Town and Central Park. These places can be enjoyed by both children and adults alike.

Winters Transportation

The Sacramento International Airport is the closest airport to Willows.

Winters Higher Education

Some of the schools for higher education near Willows are the University of California, Solano county Community College District, Napa Valley College and the Sacramento City College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,974
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens9.9%
Employed Population 16+3,273
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25%
Median Earnings25+$39,014
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,860
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,685

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,563
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation6.5%

Housing

People Living Alone15%
Median Gross Rent$998
Median House Value$283,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.6%
English7.4%
German6.6%
Irish6.2%
Italian3.1%
Hungarian1.9%
Swedish1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
Polish0.6%
Russian0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Finnish0.3%
African0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
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Winters Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yolo County
Standard Zip Codes95694
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.56
Approximate Longitude-121.99

Winters Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWINTERS
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp60 to 96 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip22.8 inches
StationLAKE SOLANO
Distance3.3 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp58 to 96 F
Oct Temp49 to 80 F
Annual Precip24.6 inches
StationDAVIS 2 WSW EXP FARM
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp37 to 53 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp56 to 93 F
Oct Temp48 to 79 F
Annual Precip19 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davis66,886$108,063
Dixon19,144$75,158
Fairfield110,953$78,247
Suisun City29,045$75,631
Vacaville95,607$87,755
Woodland57,552$66,714

Winters Public Schools

Winters Elementary
500 W. Edwards St.
ZIP: 95694
Primary
Total Enrollment 665
Winters High
101 Grant Ave.
ZIP: 95694
High
Total Enrollment 459
Winters Middle
425 Anderson Ave.
ZIP: 95694
Middle
Total Enrollment 360
Wolfskill High
200 Baker St.
ZIP: 95694
High
Total Enrollment 37
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