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Winters is a city in Yolo County, California. The population was 6,624 as of the 2010 census. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wikipedia Area: 2.937 sq miles (7.607 km²) Population: 6,898 (2012)



Winters has hot, mostly dry summers and cool, wet winters. Average January temperatures are a maximum of Template:Convert and a minimum of Template:Convert. Average July temperatures are a maximum of Template:Convert and a minimum of Template:Convert. There are an average of 102.0 days with highs of Template:Convert or higher and an average of 20.3 days with lows of Template:Convert. The record high temperature was Template:Convert on June 16, 1961, and July 14, 1972. The record low temperature was Template:Convert on December 23, 1990.

Average annual precipitation is Template:Convert. There are an average of 64 days with measurable precipitation. The wettest year was 1983 with Template:Convert and the driest year was 1976 with Template:Convert. The most rainfall ine one month was Template:Convert in January 1995. The most rainfall in 24 hours was Template:Convert on March 29, 1907. Snowfall is a rarity in Winters, but Template:Convert fell in January 1973 and Template:Convert fell in December 1988.<ref></ref>


Located at Template:Coord,<ref>Template:Gnis</ref> Winters is a small city located Template:Convert from Vacaville. Winters is nearly Template:Convert from Sacramento and about Template:Convert from San Francisco, California.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of Template:Convert, of which, Template:Convert of it is land and Template:Convert of it (0.85%) is water.


Winters post office was established in 1875.<ref name=CGN>Template:California's Geographic Names</ref> Winters incorporated in 1898.<ref name=CGN /> The name is in honor of Theodore Winters, who provided half of the town's land.<ref name=CGN />

Top employers

According to Winters' 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,<ref>City of Winters CAFR</ref> the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Winters Joint Unified School District 220
2 Mariani Nut Company 200
3 Buckhorn Restaurant Group 100
4 Double M Trucking 70
5 Pavestone 50


The 2010 United States Census<ref>Template:USCensus-2010CA</ref> reported that Winters had a population of 6,624. The population density was 2,255.2 people per square mile (870.7/km²). The racial makeup of Winters was 4,635 (70.0%) White, 43 (0.6%) African American, 56 (0.8%) Native American, 63 (1.0%) Asian, 7 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 1,488 (22.5%) from other races, and 332 (5.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,469 persons (52.4%).

The Census reported that 6,618 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 6 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 2,186 households, out of which 949 (43.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,322 (60.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 255 (11.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 134 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 123 (5.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 16 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 365 households (16.7%) were made up of individuals and 134 (6.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03. There were 1,711 families (78.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.40.

The population was spread out with 1,707 people (25.8%) under the age of 18, 741 people (11.2%) aged 18 to 24, 1,707 people (25.8%) aged 25 to 44, 1,868 people (28.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 601 people (9.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.9 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.9 males.

There were 2,299 housing units at an average density of 782.7 per square mile (302.2/km²), of which 1,425 (65.2%) were owner-occupied, and 761 (34.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.0%. 4,401 people (66.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,217 people (33.5%) lived in rental housing units.

External links

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Local organizations

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