Winton, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winton, California - Basic Facts

The Winton Census Designated Place had a population of 11,199 as of July 1, 2016. Winton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winton is located at latitude 37.3854 and longitude -120.6174 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the Winton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Winton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409616) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Winton Census Designated Place is located within Atwater CCD of Merced County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winton: Windfield.

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Winton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,199
Population in Households 11,194
Population in Familes 10,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 3,683
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 2,864
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 2,400
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,491 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,372 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $131,448
Average Home Value $211,251


Median Household Income $36,521
Average Household Income $48,123
Per Capita Income $12,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.9%
Households 0.84% 0.87%
Families 0.68% 0.87%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
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.

Winton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 469 69th
Population Density1 # 350 77th
Diversity Index2 # 276 82nd
Median Household Income # 1287 15th
Per Capita Income # 1404 7th

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