Yolo County Farmworkers Human Population within the Bioregion

Table 1. Population within the Putah Cache Bioregion, 1880-1999.

  Davis Winters Woodland Lakeport Lake Co.
1880          441 523 2257 562 6596
1890          547 --- 3069 991 7101
1900          --- 785 2886 726 6017
1910          --- 910 3187 870 5526
1920          939 903 4147 1024 5402
1930          1243 896 5542 1318 7166
1940          1672 1133 6637 1490 8069
1950          3554 1265 9386 1983 11,481
1960          8910 1700 13,524 2303 13,786
1970          23,488 2419 20,677 3005 19,548
1980          36,640 2652 30,235 3675 36,366
1990          46,209 4639 39,802 4390 50,631
1999          56,000 5350 45,600 4590 55,300
Sources

Figures for 1990 and earlier are from the U.S. Census. These figures are available on the Demographic Research Unit, California Department of Finance website www.dof.ca.gov in the reports Historical Census Populations of California State and Counties, 1850-1990 and Historical Census Populations of Places, Towns, and Cities in California, 1850-1990. Population estimates for 1999 are from the same website in the Department of Finance report Historical City/County Population Estimates, 1991-1999, With 1990 Census Counts.

Yolo County Farmworkers Human Population within the Bioregion

Table 2. Sociodemographic characteristics of the bioregion's population, 1990.

 
Cache
Putah
Sac'to
  Upper Lower Upper Lower Metro
Total pop. (000) 50.6 46.3 7.7 51.7 1481.1
Age 65+ (%) 22.7 11.6 9.2 5.7 10.8
Rural (%) 62.2 13.6 40.5 2.0 12.1
Foreign born (%) 5.3 10.7 18.2 14.9 9.5
Race/ethnicity (%)
Hispanic origin 7.2 26.3 35.3 8.0 11.6
Non-Hispanic
White 88.0 68.6 61.8 74.6 73.2
Black 1.8 1.2 0.2 2.9 6.7
Asian 0.9 2.7 1.3 13.8 7.4
Am. Indian 2.0 1.0 1.2 0.6 0.9
Other 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Families headed by Female (%) 13.9 15.5 11.4 15.0 17.4
Females age 16+ in the labor force (%) 40.3 59.7 53.9 60.6 58.8
Housing
Mobile homes (%) 33.4 6.2 13.6 2.4 4.6
Seasonal use (%) 19.6 0.3 4.4 0.2 2.8
Occupied (%) 72.2 95.3 90.1 98.0 91.2
Owner occup. (%) 71.2 59.2 67.3 40.3 59.0
Median # rooms 4.5 4.9 5.2 4.6 5.1

Sac'to Metro is the 4-county Sacramento Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Yolo County Farmworkers Human Population within the Bioregion

Table 3. Socioeconomic characteristics of the bioregion's population, 1990.

  Cache Putah Sac'to
  Upper Lower Upper Lower Metro
Highest degree attained (%)
Grade school, none 29.1 24.7 26.2 5.1 17.4
College BA, post-BA 10.7 16.5 14.2 63.6 23.4
Occupation of employed persons 16+ (%)
Exec., admin. 11.0 11.3 11.8 13.7 14.4
Professional 12.0 10.6 8.5 32.7 14.6
Sales 11.3 10.3 8.8 8.7 12.2
Admin. Support 13.7 15.7 13.1 14.5 18.5
Service, except HH, Protective (%) 13.2 12.0 11.1 9.1 10.7
Farming 4.5 5.3 14.4 2.2 2.0
Precision production 15.3 12.5 9.8 4.0 10.5
Transportation 5.8 5.0 5.0 1.7 3.5
Handlers, laborers 4.1 5.4 5.0 1.9 3.9
Industry of employed persons 16+ (%)
Construction 9.7 8.4 8.8 3.6 8.0
Manufacturing 6.3 11.4 9.0 4.1 8.3
Trade 20.3 21.7 19.4 15.7 21.1
Professional services 24.5 25.2 18.7 50.6 23.0
Class of worker (%)
Private wage, salary 65.4 71.1 71.6 49.3 66.5
Government 20.7 19.5 18.8 44.4 24.8
Self-employed 12.5 7.2 9.2 6.0 8.3
Median household income ($000) $21.8 $31.7 $32.2 $29.3 $32.7
Families below poverty level (%) 12.3 7.9 9.8 7.7 8.8
Persons below poverty level (%) 15.3 9.8 13.7 25.2 11.9
Persons below 200% of poverty level (%) 39.2 27.9 30.8 41.0 28.1

Sac'to Metro is the 4-county Sacramento Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Yolo County Farmworkers Human Population within the Bioregion