Winter Gardens, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Winter Gardens, California - Basic Facts

The Winter Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 21,564 as of July 1, 2016. Winter Gardens ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winter Gardens is located at latitude 32.8375 and longitude -116.9266 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Winter Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Winter Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409614) 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 Winter Gardens Census Designated Place is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

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

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


Total Population 21,564
Population in Households 21,377
Population in Familes 17,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 4,868
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 7,684
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 5,411
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,313 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,371 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $369,565
Average Home Value $368,814


Median Household Income $58,794
Average Household Income $74,305
Per Capita Income $26,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 1.11%
Households 0.46% 1.01%
Families 0.47% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Winter Gardens, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winter Gardens 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 # 332 78th
Population Density1 # 248 84th
Diversity Index2 # 842 45th
Median Household Income # 654 57th
Per Capita Income # 812 47th

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