The average household size was 2.78. 4,264 households (24.5%) were made up of individuals, and 1,314 (7.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Other businesses in early Washington included hotels, saloons, and restaurants catering to the needs of people passing through. West Sacramento, CA has 26 neighborhoods including Bridgeway Island, Linden Loop and Bridgeway Lake on Nextdoor. West Sacramento, which lies in Yolo County, is separated from the city of Sacramento and Sacramento County by the Sacramento River. $95,000. The per capita income for the city was $15,245. Mike Bryte's influence in the community was marked by his election to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors and later as sheriff. In 1846, a man named James McDowell bought 600 acres (240 ha) from John Schwartz. and our partner agents are not affiliated with or sponsored by communities or their associations. The city is separated from Sacramento by the Sacramento River which also separates Sacramento and Yolo counties. It has not been verified or approved by the developer or association. The McDowell family experienced first-hand the violence that the gold rush era brought with it. West Sacramento is also the home city for the Sacramento Gold team of the National Premier Soccer League. There were 17,421 households, out of which 6,626 (38.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 8,073 (46.3%) were Heterosexual-sex married couples living together, 2,574 (14.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1,016 (5.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. In 1844, John Schwartz, a Flemish traveler, was the first Euro-American to permanently settle in the area of West Sacramento, which at that time was part of Mexico. He didn't make a fortune in gold, but was able to purchase a dairy farm with his findings. In the city, the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. All Rights Reserved. [15], In March 2006, IKEA opened a store in West Sacramento near Reed Avenue and Interstate 80 in the Riverpoint Shopping Center. About 17.2% of families and 22.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.8% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.™ is not affiliated with the builder, developer, or the association of any communities displayed on this website. Target opened a new store at the Southport Shopping Center directly across from Nugget Market, an upscale grocery store headquartered in Woodland, California. When the California Steam Navigation Company came to Washington, Bryte used the steamships to carry his dairy products to various markets within the region. Both stations, owned and operated by CBS, are housed on KOVR Drive. West Sacramento, California neighborhoods and homes could be perfect for you. The first lot was sold to August W. Kaye for $500. She sold individual lots within this platted area which she named the "Town of Washington". With a population of 53,727 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, West Sacramento is the 176th largest community in California. [11], In time, the region began to develop. Males had a median income of $31,176 versus $30,183 for females. According to the City's 2015 "Comprehensive Annual Financial Report," the top employers in the city are: The 2010 United States Census[44] reported that West Sacramento had a population of 48,744. The United States Conference of Mayors named West Sacramento as the Most Livable City in America in 2014 in the category of cities with fewer than 100,000 residents.[9]. [17], West Sacramento is the home of the California Highway Patrol Academy,[18] and the CHP Museum is housed on the same grounds. During its first ten years, the rural Town of Washington went through a significant increase in business development and shipping activity. Please provide an email address where you would like to receive notifications. With his wife, Margaret, and their three daughters, McDowell settled in the area we know today as Broderick. You will need to verify this is your email address. In addition to the fishery, they also found the soil to be fertile and began farming and raising livestock. With the loss of the sole supporter of the McDowell family, Margaret needed to find a way to provide for her family. minimum 6 characters that include 1 letter and 1 number. West Sacramento's premiere businesses include Tony's Fine Foods/UNFI, UPS, Hunter Douglas, Beckman Coulter, FedEX, Holtman of California and Bayer Crop Sciences.[16]. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, West Sacramento has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps. Our real estate brokerages:, Neighborhoods Home Source, Inc. CA BRE # 02003453 | (855) 744-2846. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. Neighborhood guides and homebuying tips straight to your inbox. The Sacramento Bee has the largest circulation and readership in the city. [10] Major industries to the region include agriculture, government, and transportation. This also coincided with the end of the Mexican–American War.™ does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information or assume any liability for its use. Lot / Land for sale. Much of the housing stock in West Sacramento was built relatively recently. Oops! It was the home of the former Sacramento Mountain Lions in the defunct United Football League. By signing up, I agree to's privacy policy and terms of use. All reviews are subject to review prior to publication. The median age was 34 years. After 1900, the three communities known as Bryte, Broderick, and West Sacramento were cumulatively known as "East Yolo". West Sacramento is part of the Sacramento–Arden Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area which has a population (2000) of approximately 1,796,857 (July 1, 2016 estimate placed the population at 2,296,418). In 2011, the mayor launched an initiative to develop the city as a global food hub and center of food innovation, and several major international companies in the sector made West Sacramento their US or North American headquarters and manufacturing/research centers, including Nippon Shokken, Shinmei Foods, TOMRA, and Bayer Crop Science.[42]. Sort by: Newest. West Sacramento is home to Sacramento-area CBS television station KOVR and The CW station KMAX-TV. Copyright© 2020, LLC. ‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties, Sacramento–Arden Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area, California State Teachers' Retirement System, Homosexual married couples or partnerships, "California Cities by Incorporation Date", "California's 6th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map", "New Orleans & West Sacramento Named "Most Livable" Cities in America", "Table 1a. Bryte came to California in 1849 to try his hand at gold mining. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males. Sutter Health Park, formerly known as Raley Field, in West Sacramento is the home of Sacramento River Cats. John, with the help of his brother George, founded a salmon fishery along the river. The dairy industry also established roots in West Sacramento around this time. The project had been authorized by Congress in 1946 and construction commenced in 1949 on the west side of the river. The traditional industrial center of the region since the Gold Rush era, West Sacramento is home to a diverse economy and is one of the area's top four employment centers. 4 results. There were 11,663 families (66.9% of all households); the average family size was 3.37. Review guidelines. As of the census[45] of 2000, there were 31,615 people, 11,404 households, and 7,595 families residing in the city.