Other businesses in early Washington included hotels, saloons, and restaurants catering to the needs of people passing through. Salmon, sturgeon, catfish, eel, crayfish, and clams proved to be lucrative in this region as fisherman soon found. 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. A Lowe's Home Improvement Center just west of Target, behind Arlington Oaks was completed in February 2008. One of the area's most well known dairy farmers was Mike Bryte. The city is separated from Sacramento by the Sacramento River which also separates Sacramento and Yolo counties. The West Sacramento post office opened in 1915.[12]. 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]. After 1900, the three communities known as Bryte, Broderick, and West Sacramento were cumulatively known as "East Yolo". Bryte came to California in 1849 to try his hand at gold mining. Raley's, a major grocery store chain in Northern and Central California, has its corporate headquarters in West Sacramento. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.0%. In addition to the fishery, they also found the soil to be fertile and began farming and raising livestock. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15,282 persons (31.4%). Mike Bryte's influence in the community was marked by his election to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors and later as sheriff. [19][20], In 2007–2008 there were efforts to move the California Highway Patrol official headquarters from Sacramento (in Sacramento County) to West Sacramento (in Yolo County),[21] but these were ultimately unsuccessful.[22]. The McDowell family experienced first-hand the violence that the gold rush era brought with it. All reviews are subject to review prior to publication. The announcement of the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 brought a multitude of miners to the region. The Census reported that 48,406 people (99.3% of the population) lived in households, 246 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 92 (0.2%) were institutionalized. [17], West Sacramento is the home of the California Highway Patrol Academy,[18] and the CHP Museum is housed on the same grounds. [13], West Sacramento is located at 38°34′50″N 121°31′49″W / 38.58056°N 121.53028°W / 38.58056; -121.53028.[14]. When the California Steam Navigation Company came to Washington, Bryte used the steamships to carry his dairy products to various markets within the region. We will send you an email with a verification link. It has since been renamed The Port of West Sacramento. Intero Real Estate Services. It looks like your Facebook account does not have an email address associated with it. In May 1849, James McDowell was shot and killed in a barroom argument that he had supposedly started. The California State Teachers Retirement System pension fund CalSTRS is based in West Sacramento and its headquarters tower on the riverfront is the city's tallest building. West Sacramento Neighborhood - West Sacramento CA Real Estate. The racial makeup of West Sacramento was 29,521 (60.6%) White, 2,344 (4.8%) African American, 798 (1.6%) Native American, 5,106 (10.5%) Asian, 534 (1.1%) Pacific Islander, 6,709 (13.8%) from other races, and 3,732 (7.7%) from two or more races. 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. In June 1963, the Port of Sacramento was opened to deep sea traffic with the completion of the Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel. 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]. The median income for a household in the city was $31,718, and the median income for a family was $36,371. The median age was 34 years. Neighborhoods.com™ does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information or assume any liability for its use. 7,405 sqft lot; 7 days on Zillow . West Sacramento (also known as West Sac) is a city in Yolo County, California. Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. 4 results. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, West Sacramento has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps. These communities officially incorporated as the City of West Sacramento in 1987. 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. There were 18,681 housing units at an average density of 817.7 per square mile (315.7/km2), of which 10,234 (58.7%) were owner-occupied, and 7,187 (41.3%) were occupied by renters. Review guidelines. With a population of 53,727 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, West Sacramento is the 176th largest community in California. Neighborhoods.com and our partner agents are not affiliated with or sponsored by communities or their associations. 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. During its first ten years, the rural Town of Washington went through a significant increase in business development and shipping activity. Share your opinion with former, current and prospective residents. The median age was 33.6 years. The Sacramento Bee has the largest circulation and readership in the city. Males had a median income of $31,176 versus $30,183 for females. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males. Please provide an email address where you would like to receive Neighborhoods.com notifications. There were 12,133 housing units at an average density of 579.3 per square mile (223.7/km2). Much of the housing stock in West Sacramento was built relatively recently. Southport, which comprises about half of the city's land area, originally consisted of rural homesteads and small neighborhoods in Arlington Oaks and Linden, but now has a considerable population that resulted from housing booms in the early 1990s and the early 2000s, adding new neighborhoods in Bridgeway, Gateway, River Ranch, and Newport. The Town of Washington was renamed Broderick in honor of U. S. Senator David C. Broderick. [12], From 1900 to 1920, the population of this area doubled from 1,398 to 2,638. With the loss of the sole supporter of the McDowell family, Margaret needed to find a way to provide for her family. Copyright© 2020 Neighborhoods.com, LLC. Our real estate brokerages: Neighborhoods.com, Neighborhoods Home Source, Inc. CA BRE # 02003453 | (855) 744-2846. It has not been verified or approved by the developer or association. You will need to verify this is your email address. There were 11,663 families (66.9% of all households); the average family size was 3.37. 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