Yolo County

Yolo County, California

625 Court St Suite 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8150
Fax: (530) 668-4029

In N central CA, NE of San Francisco; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For a subtribe of Patwin Indians, of Wintun linguistic stock; meaning of name unclear. Possibly a corruption of Yoloy 'place abounding with rushes,' or Yodoi a Patwin village, or for a chief named Yodo. There was also a captain of a ranch who was named Yolo.

Area (sq mi):: 1022.89 (land 1013.27; water 9.62) Population per square mile: 182.50
Population 2005: 184,932 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 19.50% Population 2000: 168,660 (White 58.10%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 25.90%; Asian 9.90%; Other 20.50%). Foreign born: 20.30%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,365; median household $40,769; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,331-$27,932
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Davis (63,722)
  • Woodland County seat (51,693)
  • West Sacramento (39,351)

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