The people and places of Yolo County are deeply connected to their agricultural roots — whether it be in the county seat of Woodland, the college town of Davis, home of UC Davis, or the rural areas of Winters and beyond. Still, with a populace dominated by its urban areas, 66 percent of jobs are considered white collar, with 19 percent blue collar workers and 15 percent working in services.
The median home value is $490,094, seven times income. 12 percent of Yolo residents have no high school diploma, 18 percent are high school graduates, 26 percent have some college and 44 percent have a college degree or higher. The age group breakdown generally peaks at 20-24 (12 percent), then decreases as age increases. The median age is 32.
As far as common experiences or demographics, the largest tapestry “lifemode” segments in the county are Scholars and Patriots (14,625 or 19 percent of households), Ethnic Enclaves (13,310 or 17 percent of households), Middle Ground (10,754 or 14 percent of households) and Affluent Estates (8,520 or 11 percent of households), according to Esri. The biggest cohorts of households are described by College Towns (10,281 or 14 percent), Front Porches (6,975 or 9 percent) and Up and Coming Families (5,424 or 7 percent).