Winterhaven, California

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Population in 2010: 394. Population change since 2000: -25.5%
Males: 234  (59.6%)
Females: 160  (40.4%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 92283.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $11,003 (it was $11,563 in 2000)
Winterhaven:

$11,003
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $4,592 (it was $7,220 in 2000)

Winterhaven CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,636 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Winterhaven:

$52,636
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $90,359; Detached houses: $117,274; Mobile homes: $50,525; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,393

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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Winterhaven races chart
  • Hispanic - 261 (66.2%)
  • White alone - 84 (21.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (8.4%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winterhaven: 149.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,CA real estate house value index trend

Winterhaven, California map

For population 25 years and over in Winterhaven:

  • High school or higher: 47.8%
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Winterhaven CDP:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 28.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.5%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

17 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia).

This place:  5.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Winterhaven, California as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Winterhaven to the number of sex offenders is 56 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,096 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $904 (1.1%)

Winterhaven satellite photo by USGS

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

Winterhaven household income distribution Winterhaven home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

23.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (76%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (22%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Communications equipment operators (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Art and design workers (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (9%)

Work and jobs in Winterhaven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Winterhaven, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Winterhaven-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 554% 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 Winterhaven 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 the city 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 Winterhaven 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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, School District: SAN PASQUAL VALLEY UNIFIED

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 192. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

192
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.910. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.910
U.S.:

0.303

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.:

6.6

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.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 44.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.49
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 76.5%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for American Indian residents, 52.7% for two or more races residents)
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

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.
  • 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Winterhaven travel time to work - commute Winterhaven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Other fuel (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winterhaven CDP (based on Imperial County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.56%
Here: 62.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents82.5%3.6%3.4%1.8%1.2%
Congregations16.3%9.6%13.5%3.8%4.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.7%0.7%4.0%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%2.9%37.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Imperial 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.
State:

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

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Imperial County:

25.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.71% ($37,372 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.70% ($27,872)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.40% ($25,974)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($664 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.90% ($41,430 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($30,814)
to Yuma County, AZ  0.36% ($26,502)

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
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $6,000
Total average daily traffic: 108

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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

Winterhaven on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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