Homes, condos and land for sale and rent in Winton, CA
Winton was established along the original Santa Fe Rail Road and has grown only a very small amount since it was established. At one time, passenger trains would stop at this location.
Winton was mentioned by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the early 1970s while reading information from a magazine. It was noted that, at the time, Winton had the highest crime rate for a city its size in the nation.
Another note to some fame was the old Wagon Wheel Bar, which for years was a Hells Angels bar.
The name honors J.E. Winton, county surveyor.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all of it land.
The Census reported that 10,613 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 2,718 households, out of which 1,645 (60.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,563 (57.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 472 (17.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 266 (9.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 203 (7.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 24 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 316 households (11.6%) were made up of individuals and 137 (5.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.90. There were 2,301 families (84.7% of all households); the average family size was 4.19.
The population was spread out with 3,934 people (37.1%) under the age of 18, 1,261 people (11.9%) aged 18 to 24, 2,823 people (26.6%) aged 25 to 44, 1,926 people (18.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 669 people (6.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25.6 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.
There were 3,056 housing units at an average density of 1,005.0 per square mile (388.0/km²), of which 1,450 (53.3%) were owner-occupied, and 1,268 (46.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.4%. 5,366 people (50.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5,247 people (49.4%) lived in rental housing units.