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Vacaville is a city in Solano County, in the Vallejo-Fairfield metro area.

One tradition says the community was named after J.M. Vancher, early rancher; another says it was named for settler Juan Manuel Vaca.

The latitude of Vacaville is 38.356N. The longitude is -121.986W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 94,129.


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Median household income
Local
$57,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Vacaville demographic reports
Vacaville is at the foot of the Vaca Mountains.
Public transportation: Vacaville City Coach (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 272. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Medieval Fantasy Festival - April 21-22, 2007
  • Festival De La Isla - Aug. 25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Vacaville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Vacaville Museum
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National index: 100
Local index: 102

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Vacaville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Solano County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Vallejo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95688 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Vacaville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vacaville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vacaville was $21,557, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Vacaville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Vacaville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $751.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,456.


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Libraries in Vacaville include Vacaville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Vacaville include Reporter

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Solano County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vacaville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Vacaville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Vacaville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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