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Willows, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Willows had a population of 6,228 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Willows is located at latitude 39.5148 and longitude -122.1992 in Glenn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willows (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Glenn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 138 feet.

The City of Willows (GNIS ID: 2412272) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Willows is located within Willows CCD of Glenn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willows population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willows: Willow.

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Willows, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,228
Daytime Population: Workers 3,428
Daytime Population: Residents 3,943
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,371
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 6,037
Population in Familes 4,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 2,188
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $40,903
Average Household Income $55,338
Per Capita Income $20,318


Total Housing Units 2,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,195 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,000 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $217,430
Average Home Value $226,630


Total Households 2,195
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,496
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% 0.17%
Households 0.14% 0.17%
Families -0.01% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Willows, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willows to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 598 61st
Population Density # 580 62nd
Diversity Index # 515 66th
Median Household Income # 1191 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1161 23rd

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