Winterhaven, California

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Population in 2010: 394.
Population change since 2000: -25.5%
Males: 172  (43.8%)
Females: 222  (56.3%)
Median resident age:

72.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92283.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $9,109 (it was $11,563 in 2000)
Winterhaven:

$9,109
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $7,328 (it was $7,220 in 2000)

Winterhaven CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $90,322 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Winterhaven:

$90,322
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,941; detached houses: $114,300

Median gross rent in 2019: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winterhaven: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 64.6%
(75.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Winterhaven, CA (2019)
    • 11861.1%Hispanic
    • 5327.5%White alone
    • 147.3%Two or more races
    • 73.6%American Indian alone

Races in Winterhaven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Winterhaven, California as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winterhaven is 16 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), American (10.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,641 people per square mile   (low).

Winterhaven, California map

44 residents are foreign born (22.9% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).

This place:

22.9%
California:

26.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Winterhaven CDP:

1.0% ($387)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (3.5 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (146.1 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Avenue B and C, AZ (1.4 miles ),
Donovan Estates, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Yuma, AZ (1.9 miles ),
Winterhaven-Bard, CA (2.0 miles ),
Padre Ranchitos, AZ (2.5 miles),
El Prado Estates, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Wall Lane, AZ (2.7 miles ),
Drysdale, AZ (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.74 N, Longitude: 114.63 W

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Winterhaven, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winterhaven, CA in 2019
Winterhaven satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

16.4%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Winterhaven, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (22.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.5%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (20.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (13.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (11.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (26.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (22.2%)
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (17.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (0.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Winterhaven, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.4%)
  • Religious workers (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Communications equipment operators (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (21.7%)
  • Religious workers (11.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.6%)
  • Communications equipment operators (13.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Art and design workers (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (11.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.9%)

Average climate in Winterhaven, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winterhaven, California average temperatures Winterhaven, California average precipitation Winterhaven, California humidity Winterhaven, California wind speed Winterhaven, California snowfall Winterhaven, California sunshine Winterhaven, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.482. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.482
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 43.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Winterhaven-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 4327% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Winterhaven center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Imperial County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Landslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winterhaven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Winterhaven:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • HOSPICE OF YUMA (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • PALM VIEW REHABILITATION AND CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • RTA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; YUMA, AZ)

Amtrak station near Winterhaven:

  • 2 miles: YUMA (281 S. GILA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winterhaven:

  • Arizona Western College (about 9 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 51 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • College of the Desert (about 123 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 135 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Southwestern College (about 138 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • Grossmont College (about 139 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • San Diego State University (about 142 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)

Public high schools in Winterhaven:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winterhaven:

See full list of schools located in Winterhaven

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Imperial County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winterhaven that have no violations reported:

  • PILOT KNOB RV RESORT (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOLD ROCK RANCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DUNER S DINER (FORMERLY PAIR-A-DICE) (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Winterhaven:

Marital status in Winterhaven, CA
  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 34.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Winterhaven:

  • High school or higher: 42.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winterhaven, CA (based on Imperial County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,22612
Evangelical Protestant12,70780
Other3,63314
Mainline Protestant1,13712
Black Protestant6695
None107,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 40
Imperial County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Imperial County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Imperial County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Imperial County:

25.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Imperial County:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winterhaven:

45.9%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winterhaven:

38.1%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winterhaven:

21.7%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winterhaven:

17.3%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winterhaven:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Winterhaven:

47.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Winterhaven:

75.9%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winterhaven, CA Residents

3.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.73%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($43,985 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.73% ($27,962)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.33% ($28,601)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
California average:

5.21%

0.63% of residents moved to foreign countries ($8,215 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.63%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Diego County, CA  0.92% ($44,971 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($32,424)
to Yuma County, AZ  0.36% ($35,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winterhaven:

  • KBLU (560 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ)
  • KJOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: MONSTERMEDIA, LLC)
  • KAWC (1320 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winterhaven:

  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYRM (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK INC)
  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM; WELLTON, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKERS EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK INC.)
  • KYJT (100.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFY (88.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: VOICE OF INTL. CHRISTN. EVANGELISM, INC.)
  • K211DD (90.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K217AW (91.3 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ADVANCED MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K220DU (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • KAWC-FM (88.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Winterhaven:

  • KYUM-LP (Channel 16; YUMA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KESE-LP (Channel 35; YUMA, AZ; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KBFY-LP (Channel 41; FORTUNA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KYMA (Channel 11; YUMA, AZ; Owner: YUMA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVYE (Channel 7; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAJB (Channel 54; CALIPATRIA, CA; Owner: CALIPATRIA BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSWT (Channel 13; YUMA, AZ; Owner: PAPPAS ARIZONA LICENSE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 82.9mTotal length
  • $2,766,000Total costs
  • 34,474Total average daily traffic
  • 3,387Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,867Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winterhaven, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winterhaven, CA

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Winterhaven, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.7%), and Structure Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winterhaven, CA
    • 14856.7%Outside Fires
    • 6524.9%Structure Fires
    • 3111.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 176.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winterhaven, CA
Most common first names in Winterhaven, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4672.2 years
John3972.2 years
Robert3968.6 years
George2872.9 years
James2572.7 years
Charles2469.6 years
Donald1971.7 years
Frank1978.3 years
Mary1775.1 years
Albert1568.6 years
Most common last names in Winterhaven, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2369.2 years
Brown1871.6 years
Hill1269.1 years
Cachora1062.7 years
Escalanti1070.2 years
Miller1068.3 years
Johnson976.2 years
Taylor963.0 years
Martinez880.7 years
Williams779.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winterhaven, CA
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winterhaven, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Winterhaven compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Winterhaven on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #84 (92283) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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