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Winterhaven, California - Basic Facts

The Winterhaven Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Imperial County at latitude 32.7372 and longitude -114.6378. Imperial County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 131 feet.

The formal official name is the Winterhaven Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Winterhaven, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Winterhaven indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Winterhaven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Winterhaven, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 403
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,693
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $178,889


Median Household Income $19,937
Average Household Income $23,584
Per Capita Income $9,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.54%
Households 0.46% 0.64%
Families -0.24% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Winterhaven, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winterhaven to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1225 20th
Population Density1 # 645 58th
Diversity Index2 # 237 85th
Median Household Income # 1509 1st
Per Capita Income # 1480 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.